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How to Pack a Proper Winter Travel Kit

October 23, 2012

In a previous article, we mentioned the necessity of including a winter travel kit in your plans when road tripping in the snowy months between November and May. If you find yourself caught in a storm, whirling in a cyclone of ice and snow, don’t find yourself caught without emergency materials that might make the difference between a life and death situation.

Last Modified: 10-23-2012-10:12:14

Winter Vacation Rentals with Palmer Gulch in the Black Hills

October 9, 2012

Let the masses flock to Vail, Big Sky, Red Lodge, Keystone, and Aspen for the upcoming snow-filled holidays. For every ski mountain in Colorado and Montana, there’s an unending crowd of ski-bunnies and snowboarders hitting the slopes all at once, congesting the hill side and slowing the lines. Where is the joy in waiting an hour for the gondola that will transport you to the top of the mountain? Where’s the rush in navigating down a slope-side obstacle course of densely packed patrons in snowsuits and goggles?

Last Modified: 10-9-2012-11:17:37

Palmer Gulch Offers Winter Travel Tips for your Winter Vacation in the Black Hills.

September 24, 2012

Winter vacation is approaching quickly, which means now is the time to start planning that exciting fun-filled trip you have been wanting to go on.

Instead of dreading the cold season, embrace it.  Head to the beautiful Black Hills on your winter vacation, where there are exciting activities such as skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, ice skating and more waiting for you.

A popular retreat during the winter time, the Black Hills averages 150 inches of snow every year yet has warmer temperatures than other parts of the state. This provides visitors with the perfect combination needed to have some fun in the snow.

However, warm temperatures do not always mean that traveling in the snow is less hazardous. To ease the stress of traveling in the winter, staff at Palmer Gulch Resort in Hill City SD would like to recommend a few basic winter travel tips for those who are venturing out into the area.

Last Modified: 09-24-2012-15:39:35

Use a Family Friendly Resort as your Family Reunion Destination

September 21, 2012

Whether you’re planning to create cherished moments as a small-knit family or to invite over every crazy aunt and twice-removed cousin to a week filled to the brim with festivities, a family union doesn’t have to be as overwhelming as it sounds.

Successful planning begins with picking the right family reunion destination. To avoid the daunting choices of where to stay, play, and eat for your family union, choose a family friendly resort that has everything in one location.  Palmer Gulch Resort in Hill City, SD has several options available for either large family reunions or small gatherings.

Last Modified: 09-21-2012-16:36:18

Hike through the fall season on the Black Hills Hiking Trails near Palmer Gulch Resort

September 21, 2012

Leaves are starting to change, temperatures are dropping and summer destinations are closing their doors for the season which can mean only one thing – the fall season is finally here!

As green hues change into breath-taking gold, red, and brown, the hiking trails in the Black Hills become a walk of enchanting beauty.  The combination of the unmistakable scent of a crisp fall morning, the sound of leaves crunching across the trail, and the spectacular view of the Black Hills will make the trails well worth the hike.

For those who are new to the Black Hills, staff members at Palmer Gulch Resort in Hill City, SD suggest three of the best nearby Black Hills hiking trails to follow as the season changes.

Last Modified: 09-21-2012-16:33:02