Custer State Park is home to more than 1,300 free roaming bison, elk, big horn sheep, mountain goats, pronghorn antelope along with white-tail and mule deer.
The entire city of Deadwood, SD is on the National Historic Register.
Located in the heart of Rapid City, the Journey Museum and Learning Center takes you through the enriching history of the Black Hills.
The High Plains Western Heritage Center includes a Five-State Regional Museum founded to honor the old west pioneers of North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and Nebraska. Exhibits feature Western art, artifacts and memorabilia including the original Spearfish to Deadwood Stagecoach, a turn-of-the-century kitchen, saddle shop and blacksmith shop.
Step into the intricate and entertaining world of woodcarving at The National Museum of Woodcarving, located just west of Custer, South Dakota.
Dinosaur Park is one of the Black Hills’ original tourist attractions, open to the public since 1936.
An ancient Black Hills of South Dakota treasure, buried beneath the earth's surface is now yours to discover and explore, just a few miles east of Mount Rushmore.
When you visit the historic town of Deadwood, South Dakota be sure to ride the Deadwood Trolley.
Burros at Custer State Park in South Dakota
Powwows are held throughout South Dakota. The colorful dancing competitions, games and traditional foods are all part of these events.
Prairie Edge Trading Company in Rapid City, S.D.is an opportunity to purchase authentic Native American crafts.
Delicious hand-dipped truffles lovingly handmade by the Chubby Chipmunk of Deadwood, South Dakota.
South Dakota Wine: A Budding Industry Grows On The Prairie
Grave of gunfighter Wild Bill Hickok stands in Mount Moriah cemetery in Deadwood, South Dakota.
The real Calamity Jane was born Martha Jane Canary in Princeton, Missouri and eventually made her way to Deadwood, South Dakota, where she befriended Wild Bill Hickok.
You never know what kind of beauty you'll see in the Badlands of South Dakota.
Crazy Horse Memorial in South Dakota
Needles in Custer State Park, South Dakota.
Mount Rushmore can be viewed 24 hours a day, year-round, but it is best photographed in the morning light from the Main View Terrace.