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5 Top Stops in Badlands National Park

The otherworldly vistas of South Dakota’s Badlands National Park create a compelling backdrop for hikers, campers and photographers. A Midwest photographer shares five of her favorite stops.
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New Experiences to Check Out in South Dakota

South Dakota’s prairie cities, badlands buttes and scenic Black Hills make the state a perennial travel favorite. But major anniversaries, highly anticipated openings and updated events promise new ways to experience the state.
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And the Next Corn Palace Mural is....

South Dakota's Corn Palace is putting the finishing touches on its newest mural.
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Road Rally 2018: Chasing Legends in South Dakota

For the classic summer road trip, head to South Dakota’s Black Hills. Our 2018 Road Rally checked every box in the land of granite presidents, mythical (maybe) jackalopes and the site of Wild Bill’s very bad day.
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Winter Adventure in the Black Hills

In South Dakota’s Black Hills, snow paves the way for rugged, secluded experiences.
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Sioux Rapper Frank Waln: "I'm Doing What I Was Born to Do"

Confronting racism, poverty and pollution, Sioux rapper Frank Waln finds hope for the indigenous identity.
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The Road To Sitting Bull

At the site where Sitting Bull died resisting U.S. forces in 1890, pilgrims leave offerings at the base of a tombstone-like marker. For most, this is the middle of nowhere; for others, the heart of the world.
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Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in the Black Hills

With patriotic charm, Old West adventure, sweeping history lessons, stunning scenery, caves and paleontology, and wildlife galore, South Dakota’s Black Hills is one of America’s greatest family destinations. Here are 10 places to spark kids’ imaginations, dole out sneaky history lessons and replace “Are we there yet?” with “Wow!”
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Top Free Things To Do In South Dakota

The Corn Palace, South Dakota Air and Space Museum and Redlin Art Center are just a few of the free attractions in South Dakota.