Travel Journals

  • Up into the Tree Tops: Part 2

    The Pinnacle Zip Tour at Rushmore Tramway Adventures introduced my family to a thrilling escapade unlike any other. In 2017, the Black Hills welcomed this aerial adventure, featuring dual zip lines and enveloping us in a mile of breathtaking forest.

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  • Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

    Welcome to the legendary Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, a haven for riders nestled in the scenic landscape of the Black Hills! Whether you're a seasoned rider or a first-timer eager to immerse yourself in this iconic gathering, this guide aims to equip you with the must-knows for an unforgettable experience.

    A First Timer's Guide to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
  • Kid Tested Mother Approved

    The Black Hills of South Dakota are a treasure trove of natural beauty, historical wonders, and engaging attractions that promise an unforgettable experience for families. From the majestic faces of Mount Rushmore to the natural mysteries and cultural heritage of the region, there’s no shortage of adventures to embark on.

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  • Taste a Black Hills Gem — The Wall Drug Donut

    If you happen to drive through the small town of Wall, South Dakota, you might notice a few signs along the road advertising a legendary place for donuts. That place is the Wall Drug Store, a tourist attraction that has been around since 1931.

  • Tri-state Museum

    Sitting astride the Belle Fourche River, the Tri-State Museum and Visitor Center tells the fascinating history of the region. Educational exhibits and kiosks tell the stories of early cattle companies, cowboys, sheep/wool industries and the century-long history of the Black Hills Roundup Rodeo.

    Belle Fourche
  • Route Reimagined

    When planning a trip to the picturesque Black Hills and Badlands of South Dakota, choosing the right route can make all the difference. With the ongoing work on Hwy 385, why not consider an alternative that offers even more charm and beauty? Enter Nemo Road – your gateway to an unforgettable scenic adventure.

  • On the Road

    Embarking on the picturesque journey down Highway 16 towards the iconic Mount Rushmore National Memorial isn't just a drive through the Black Hills of South Dakota; it's a voyage into the heart of American adventure and history.

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