Travel Journals

Read more of our Travel Journals

  • Aspen vs. Birch

    When visiting the Black Hills, many people instantly notice all the different types of trees. Two types of trees that are abundant in these beautiful hills are aspen and birch. These two trees are commonly mistaken for each other due to their similar appearance.

    Aspen & Birch—Distinguishing the Differences
  • Top 10 Things to Do at Mount Rushmore

    Mount Rushmore, known for its massive sculpted faces of four U.S. presidents, stands as a symbol of America’s rich history. Nestled in the rugged beauty of South Dakota’s Black Hills, this monument offers more than just a stunning photo opportunity.

    Mount Rushmore National Memorial
  • Spearfish Crew Brew

    Welcome to the ultimate guide to unleashing the taproom treasures of Spearfish! Ever since the Cullen-Harrison Act passed in 1933, freeing America's thirst for the amber nectar, their establishment has flourished. With over thirty breweries to choose from throughout South Dakota, three of them are here nestled in the hills of Spearfish.

    Spearfish Canyon
  • Rushmore Tramway Adventures
    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.
  • 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.

  • Custer State Park

    Custer State Park, located in beautiful South Dakota, is a nature lover's paradise. Spanning over 71,000 acres of rugged granite peaks, pine-covered hillsides, and clear blue lakes, the park offers breathtaking views of the Black Hills.

    Custer State Park
  • Devils Tower

    Set off on an extraordinary journey through the breathtaking landscapes and rich historical fabric of northeastern Wyoming's Black Hills. Devils Tower Country offers an escape from urban clamor into the serenity of vast public lands and intimate small towns, inviting adventurers and those seeking refuge in nature’s grandeur.

    Wyoming (Black Hills of Wyoming)