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Can’t Miss Spots For Your Sightseeing Tour

a view of a rocky mountain

RAPID CITY, S.D. – With tourism being South Dakota’s second-largest industry, you can bet there is a lot of sightseeing to do here. The Black Hills, especially, is packed with picturesque, tourist hot spots. Clint Jones, owner of Fort Hays, remains optimistic about this year’s tourist season despite its rough start due to the COVID-19…

How well do you know the natural history of the Black Hills?

a close up of a rock

The Black Hills are a special place, but how much of the natural history do you know about them? Here is a brief look at the natural history of the Black Hills: What geological event created the Black Hills? The Black Hills were formed by what geologists call an “uplift” near the end of the…

5 Must See Film Locations in the Black Hills

The Black Hills captivates millions of visitors each summer, but what you may not know is the unique landscape and historic significance that has also drawn numerous filmmakers. This list of films that have had productions in the Black Hills is staggering; from Sci-Fi’s that have taken advantage of the unworldly terrain of the Badlands…