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Explore Wild West history at this scenic town in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Things to do in Deadwood include visiting the Broken Boot Gold Mine, Mt. Moriah Cemetery and the Adams Museum.
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With patriotic charm, Old West adventure, sweeping history lessons, stunning scenery, caves and paleontology, and wildlife galore, South Dakota’s Black Hills is one...

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In South Dakota’s Black Hills, mica and quartz sparkle along trails and thick stands of pines decorate granite peaks and distinctive spires seen from scenic...

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The Interstate-29 Cultural Corridor links Sisseton and Vermillion as well as cultures old and new.
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Rapid City and the Badlands (75 miles apart on Interstate-90) combine for a great list of must-do stops.
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Along with epic scenery and plenty of family activities, Custer State Park in the Black Hills offers a resort setup with four places to stay.
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The February morning in South Dakota’s Black Hills dawned clear and cold. I had two options for the day: Peer into a hole on Pactola Lake alongside some buddies on...

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From the carvings on Mount Rushmore to the surreal Badlands and the jagged peaks of Custer State Park, this South Dakota area is rich with history and natural beauty.
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Walk in the footsteps of "Little House on the Prairie" author Laura Ingalls Wilder in De Smet (population: 1,200; 56 miles southwest of Watertown). Things to do in De Smet include visiting...
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