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Dining week food

A Culinary Adventure in Rapid City

Celebrate Downtown's distinctive dining during the third annual Downtown Rapid City Restaurant Week from Friday, Jan. 12 to Saturday, Jan. 20. Downtown Ra...

A Hike with @GentleSasquatch

You’d be hard-pressed to find someone more passionate about Black Hills hiking than Seth Courtney. Seth, known to Instagram as @gentlesasquatch, is a photo-savv...
Gambling

Hit the Jackpot

Hit the jackpot at one of the many casinos in the Black Hills! Deadwood is an oasis for tourists and gamblers alike, with a jaw-dropping 30 casinos now operating in the city. In addition to these casinos, there are several tribal casinos throughout t...
Winter Black hills Snow

Fall Colors and Winter Weather

Sunny, mild days and cool nights are typical during the autumn. Temperatures begin to cool around Labor Day, with highs averaging in the 60s and 70s during Sept...
Downhill Winter Fun

Downhill Winter Fun

The Black Hills has some of the highest peaks this side of the Rockies, making it is a hot spot for downhill and cross country skiers and snowboarders of all sk...
Sturgis Rally

A First-Timer’s Guide to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Sturgis can definitely be overwhelming for a first-time visitor! The streets are lined with bikes, people are dressed very strangely (or not at all), and prices throughout the area are jacked up for the Black Hill’s craziest week of the year. It i...
Sturgis Rally

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Milestones

1936 Clarence “Pappy” Hoel purchases Indian Motorcycle franchise in Sturgis The Jackpine Gypsies Motorcycle Club was formed. 1938 The first Blac...
Hill City

Welcome to Hill City

While the "Heart of the Hills" was once referred to as "a town with a church on each end and a mile of Hell in between," the activities of Hill City have tamed down in the past century. As the Black Hills gold rush continued in early 1876, a group...
Stargazing

Wish Upon a Shooting Star

With the lack of light pollution, western South Dakota has a large number of fantastic stargazing spots. Drive five minutes outside of any of the Black Hill’s s...