Posts for August 2012

Palmer Gulch Resort Hosts Successful First Annual FAITH Weekend

August 29, 2012

Fun, faith and fellowship took over Palmer Gulch Resort in Hill City, SD August 24 – 26 as the Black Hills destination hosted their first annual FAITH weekend.

The weekend started with a dynamic performance by Go Fish, who rocked the stage with their uplifting Christian music harmonies in front of over 1000 people in attendance.

Children were invited to attend the Go Fish dance class previous to the concert, and a drawing was held to select ten children to join Go Fish on stage during the concert. Visitors of all ages danced, sang and raised their hands in praise as the celebrated family entertainers of Go Fish shared their upbeat rhythms not only on stage, but from out in the audience as well. Following an explosion of confetti that ended the concert, the members of Go Fish met with children and parents to say hello and to sign autographs.

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Black Hills reunion and wedding destination

August 17, 2012

The fall season is a perfect time to plan your company’s holiday party, family reunions and weddings.

Palmer Gulch offers plenty of rooms and both indoor and outdoor space to ensure that your event goes off without a hitch, no matter what Mother Nature decides to do.

Palmer Gulch has a variety of lodging options so you can choose the level of ruggedness you prefer. Options include anything from tent sites, to RV sites, cabins and hotel suites. Everyone in your group will be sure to find something that is fits their comfort level.

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Palmer Gulch Resort to Host First Annual FAITH Weekend

August 17, 2012

Palmer Gulch Resort, a family vacation destination in Hill City, SD, will be hosting the first annual FAITH weekend August 24-26, 2012.

Go Fish, a national acclaimed children’s Christian music trio, will be featured during the family weekend.

Bringing with them a track filled with trademark harmonies and inspiration, Go Fish will be performing at Palmer Gulch Resort on Sat. August 25 at 4:00p.m., and children are encouraged to attend the Go Fish dance class at 1:00 p.m. to learn how to dance along with Go Fish during the show. Go Fish singers, Jamie Statema, Jason Folkmann and Andy Selness, will also be available for a meet-and-greet session with fans after the show.

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Black Hills Winter Vacation

August 16, 2012

When snow begins to fly in the Black Hills the fun is just getting started. There are endless winter activities including Black Hills snowmobile adventures and skiing.

Many of the seasonal attractions that depend on warm weather will shut down during the winter. Some of the more popular sites include Reptile Gardens, 1880 Train and the President’s Alpine Slide.

These Black Hills tourist destinations, among several others, are staple destinations when the weather permits. They require warmer weather because snow and extreme cold makes their daily operation impossible.

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Palmer Gulch Resort has accommodations available for the 2013 Sturgis Rally

August 16, 2012

The 73rd Sturgis Rally is one year away  - now is the time to make reservations as Palmer Gulch Resort has accommodations available.

As next August comes near, motorcyclists from around the country start their journey to the Midwest for the weeklong Sturgis Rally. It is during this time of the year that the Black Hills sees some of its highest traffic, a large portion of which is due to the Sturgis Rally bikers.

For those who have not reserved accommodations for the action packed week, Palmer Gulch has a variety of spaces available including premier rooms in the Lodge, camping spaces at the KOA Campgrounds, and mountain cabins ranging from multi-unit to 1 bedroom.

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Palmer Gulch Resort remains open despite local Black Hills Fires

August 16, 2012

The hot, dry season has been the source of wildfires running rampant across western South Dakota, but many popular Black Hills attractions remain open and ready for the summer season.

Palmer Gulch Resort in Hill City SD is open despite the recent wildfires and the resort continues to be a popular Black Hills destination for many South Dakota visitors.

Gwyn Wathen, Director of Lodging, Group Sales and Special Events at Palmer Gulch, is confident that the resort will maintain its appeal in spite of the recent flames.

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Explore the Outdoors at Palmer Gulch Resort in Hill City, SD

August 16, 2012

Watching television for hours, sitting on the computer until bedtime, playing video games until dawn and then eating on the couch while watching the television – the cycle of screen time can continue for days.

But what else do these activities have in common? Besides allowing children to intently focus on an excessive amount of media, all of these activities take place inside. Children are spending more time than ever before in front of a screen indoors, instead of discovering new things in the thought-provoking world outside. Parents can break this cycle by taking their children to Palmer Gulch Resort this summer -- a prime family vacation destination that has everything a family could desire in one convenient location.

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Delicious things cooking up at Palmer Gulch Resort!

August 16, 2012

One of the best parts of a vacation is the food-hands down.

Worries of overeating, counting calories, and sticking to favorites go out the window as travelers around the world begin their summer adventures in search of rejuvenation. Regular orders are replaced with new experiences, and preferences are exchanged with the excitement of the unknown. For those vacationing in South Dakota, Palmer Gulch Resort has the exciting taste of something new for all ages.

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