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Cutting Your Own Black Hills Spruce Christmas Tree.

December 17, 2012

Clark Griswold isn’t the only one capable of carrying out those time-honored Christmas traditions. With the Black Hills in your backyard, the outdoor enthusiasts at Palmer Gulch Resort see no reason to buy an artificial tree from the department store. Why not a Black Hills spruce for a Christmas tree to fill your home with the delicious smell of sweet pine for the holiday?

Last Modified: 12-17-2012-13:34:25

Family Winter Activities - Strap on your Snowshoes!

December 10, 2012

All too often, the Black Hills of western South Dakota are mistaken as a simple summer destination. It’s true—tourism reigns over the Black Hills, SD summer…but what about the beautiful winter snow that blankets the region from Christmas to spring? There has to be at least one or two family winter activities for enjoying the frosty Black Hills season…

Last Modified: 12-10-2012-08:23:23

Rustic Outdoor Weddings in the Beautiful Black Hills

November 27, 2012


An Unparalleled Natural Backdrop.

For some, the tradition of a church wedding is a given. For others, reciting vows beneath a blue sky is a wedding day ideal. Even more opt for a healthy balance between the two—vows in the church and celebration against a natural, outdoor scene.

Last Modified: 11-27-2012-13:37:30

Discover Hunting Paradise in the Black Hills

November 16, 2012

Hunting wild game is as old as humanity itself.

Due to the wild landscape and the rich and diverse flora and fauna, the Black Hills of western South Dakota are a hunter’s paradise. Here, in one of the oldest ranges in the country, the outdoors enthusiast will find every breathtaking scene that initially spurred in them a great love for the great outdoors: quiet stretches of empty woods, acres of pine interspersed with aspen groves, calm and wintry sunrises and sunsets, and an abundance of native plant and wildlife.

Last Modified: 11-16-2012-10:17:32

Why Plan a Pre-Holiday Getaway for the Family?

November 1, 2012

Why plan a pre-holiday getaway for your immediate family? The most obvious answer to this question is “why not?” For every child in your family, there are fifty-two weekends to spend together before they leave the nest. That’s one-hundred-and-four days of no-school and no-work: time for pure family togetherness. From the moment your child is born, those days of freedom for family fun and activities start getting away from you. Finding time with your family can be tough, and that’s the best reason for planning regular family getaways.

Last Modified: 11-1-2012-15:17:15