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Kelsy

Winter Fun In Custer State Park

Rapid City winters always seem to have a bad reputation when it comes to visitors. While yes, we occasionally get snow, lower temps, and ice, there are also beautiful days during this season that you could be outside hiking in a short sleeve shirt. For that reason, and fewer people out exploring…

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Wildlife Encounters, Breathtaking Views And A Backwoods Theatre

Not a day goes by during a Rapid City and Black Hills vacation that isn’t full of surreal adventures. I’m not talking about a quick café breakfast followed by a trip to the zoo and then some shopping, although that can be fun too. I’m talking about being immersed in a location so spectacular that…

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Why You Should Stop At Lost Cabin Beer Co.

One look into the rustic, open atmosphere of the beloved Lost Cabin Beer Co. and it’s hard not to immediately feel at home. Locals and visitors alike can’t get enough of the space, the brand, or most importantly, the beer. But many people don’t know the story of this brewery, the people behind it…

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Who’s Ready For A Boot Scootin’ Good Time?

Even I, who owns no boots, am ready for the good times that take place during South Dakota’s second largest event – the Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo®. Here’s a fun fact for you, South Dakota’s official sport is rodeo. That means we know how to do them right and this event is proof of that. For…

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When Will The Crazy Horse Carving Be Finished?

It’s the most common question asked by visitors and even locals when it comes to the world’s largest mountain carving in progress. The carving of Crazy Horse Memorial® started 75 years ago in the Black Hills and work continues to this day. There are numerous reasons for the slow evolution if this…

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Western South Dakota Wildlife And Awesome Ways To View Them

The mountainous terrain, rolling grasslands, and eroding buttes of Western South Dakota are surprising enough for visitors, but even more so is the abundance of wildlife that call it home. You can fill your whole vacation seeking out the critters of our area, and the best part is wildlife adventures…

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Unique Artists Contributing To Rapid City’s Outstanding Art Scene

“I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way – things I had no words for.” – Georgia O’Keeffe Rapid City’s art scene presents a mixture of modern, contemporary, abstract, and so much more. Get to know a few of the passionate people behind the art in our city so…

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Trip Worthy Events To Attend This Fall In Rapid City, SD

It's not easy to narrow down Rapid City area events into a short list. There are so many unique gatherings worth attending. However, if you're looking to attend events that are special to our area, these are the ones I would consider (in no particular order). Each one would add some pretty…

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