Black Hills Vacation News

Want to experience life in the Black Hills? Then check out our calendar of events and blog posts, pack up your family and friends and hit some of the coolest scenes and scenery in our Black Hills and Badlands.

The Black Hills Great 8 and Yellowstone National Park


Visit the Black Hills and Yellowstone for an epic road trip. Our itinerary gives you a snap shot of the Black Hills Portion of one of America's all - time favorite road trips.

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What Makes South Dakota Great


"With our breathtaking landscapes and wide open spaces, we’re a place to safely explore. With our low taxes, we’re a place to grow. We’re open for opportunity and always will be. Celebrate what makes America great. Come experience the Great Faces and Great Places of South Dakota."

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37 Fascinating Facts about Mt Rushmore


Fourteen years. 400 men. A giant tribute to America. Learn 37 fascinating facts about the carving of Mt. Rushmore National Memorial - the mountain carving that has captured the imagination of millions. Nothing "sticks out" quite like Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

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Mount Rushmore is Open


Exciting enhancements are in the works at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. In addition to visitor safety and accessibility upgrades, the most visible change is to the popular Avenue of Flags. Here is our top 10 LIST OF THINGS TO DO at Mt. Rushmore during peak season and suggestions for how to spend an hour or two during the winter months.

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Tips from an Amateur Photographer


Four tips that the pros use that will make your photography pop!

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