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Two Days in South Dakota: Fossil Frenzy

Millions of years ago, dinosaurs roamed South Dakota. Today, the only dinosaurs that remain are fossils and replicas, but the Black Hills have become a mecca fo...

A Night at Central States Fair

Rapid City’s Central States Fair is held from August 18 through 27 this year at the fairgrounds, and will entertain thousands of people from young to old. But n...

Families Climb Crazy Horse Memorial

On June 3 and 4, hikers took the opportunity to see Crazy Horse’s head up close up during the 10K walk. Over 9,000 hikers took on the 6.2 mile hike starting near the visitor center going through a forest area and up to the top of Crazy Horse’s...

Minuteman Missile National Historic Site

Even South Dakota played its part in the Cold War by building the Minuteman Missile Site. Operating from 1963 to the early 1990s, there were 15 launch control f...

The Mammoth Site

For centuries the bones lay buried until discovered by chance in 1974. While excavating for a housing development, earth-moving equipment exposed one of South D...

Scenic Drives in the Hills

Wind your way through the Spearfish Canyon to see waterfalls and flowing streams and the Needles Highway full of granite spires found in Custer State Park. Then, drive past hills covered in trees in Vanocker Canyon outside of Rapid City and Boulder C...

Fishing in the Black Hills

The history of fish species and fishing in the Black Hills is actually quite different than what one might expect. Fishing is a popular seasonal activity along ...

Get Your Hands Dirty

PaleoAdventures is one of the highest rates tours in the Black Hills, and for good reason; on these tours, guests learn paleontology dig techniques and then par...

2017 Black Hills Coupon Book

The Black Hills Coupon Book is a money-saving coupon book for both the traveling and local consumer. It features hundreds of coupons from the area’s local and franchised merchants in several cities in the Black Hills, including Rapid City, Deadwood, ...