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Falls Park

The lifeblood of South Dakota’s largest city Visit Falls Park in the city of Sioux Falls on any reasonably nice day, and you’re likely to see people standing and looking at the

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Top 5 Springtime Activities

Springtime in South Dakota can be unpredictable. One day, it’s 70 degrees, calm and sunny. The next day, it’s 40 degrees, blustery and rainy or even snowy. That unpredictability could

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Kayaking in South Dakota: Firesteel Creek

I recently ventured out with my Kayak to Firesteel Creek. If you like to kayak this is a great place to get out and enjoy the scenery. Below I put

Black Hills Northwestern SD Outdoor Activities Western SD

Roughlock Falls in Spearfish Canyon, SD

South Dakota’s Black Hills are full of natural wonders, and one of the most wondrous is the stunning feature known as Spearfish Canyon, a twisting, 22-mile gorge through which Spearfish Creek meanders. Deep

Attractions Eastern SD

Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village

Discovering a modern city’s ancient inhabitants Most written histories will tell you that the area now known as Mitchell, S.D., was first settled in the 1870s by enterprising white settlers

Attractions Eastern SD

Mitchell Corn Palace

 Agricultural art on a grand scale If you were to stop tourists and ask for their impressions as they leave The World’s Only Corn Palace in Mitchell, it would not

Attractions Western SD

Wall Drug

Follow the signs to fun … and free ice water It was 1936. Druggist Ted Hustead owned a struggling store in the town of Wall, South Dakota. The Great Depression

Outdoor Activities Western SD

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

World’s best biker gathering In the late 1800s, outlaws and renegades streamed into South Dakota’s Black Hills in search of gold and fast riches. Nowadays, outlaws and renegades – and

National Parks Western SD

Minuteman Missile National Historic Site

‘Silent sentinel of the prairie’ Standing on a windswept patch of western South Dakota prairie and looking down into a hole at the cone of a missile as motorists zoom

Black Hills Commentary Western SD

WaTiki: The thrill-seeker’s indoor family water park

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The height of the climb should have been the first indication that this was not going to be an ordinary trip down a ho-hum indoor water