First known as Hillyo, Hill City was the second town in the Black Hills in conjunction with the 1876 discovery of placer gold deposits in Spring creek. The town that bustles during tourist season only slows down a bit as...

Come Visit: Garretson

Just 20 minutes northeast of Sioux Falls is the town of Garretson. When you’re not exploring The Palisades, Devil’s Gulch, or Split Rock Park, here are just a handful of things to do when visiting the town full of...

Come Visit: Custer

Greeting guests for more than 125 years, the oldest city in the Black Hills is full of great eateries, local brews, gift shops, outdoor adventures, and more. Here are just a few suggestions for what to do in Custer.  1,956 POPULATION BOBKAT’S...
While it’s quiet off-season, the town of Keystone is bustling with thousands of daily visitors Memorial Day through Labor Day. Hike the trails, zip line at Rushmore Tramway Adventure, taste wine at Grapes & Grinds, choose from a variety...
Just 10 miles west of Sioux Falls is the charming town of Hartford. With a growing community, golfing, bike trails, and parks, grab a friend and make a day of it! Established 1880 STOMPING GROUNDS 700 N. Vandemark Ave., Ste. 110 One of...
Whether it’s hiking, snowshoeing, rock climbing, or biking, Spearfish is quickly becoming the place for the adventurous year-round, or for those who simply want to take in nature. The home to Black Hills State University also has a bustling...

Come Visit: Lennox

The city of Lennox is filled with charm. See the Municipal Band perform at the park every Thursday night during the summer, check out the Garden Club, or stop by for their Old Fashioned 4th of July celebration. When...

Come Visit: Pierre

The second smallest capital city in the country has the population of around 14,000 people. What it’s full of is South Dakota history and family-owned businesses (and legislators). After taking a jaunt on the Trail of Governors, or stopping...

Come Visit: Mitchell

While known for the “World’s Only Corn Palace,” Mitchell is also a place of entrepreneurship, outdoor activities, and other attractions that make for the perfect day trip or vacation. 605 stopped by four hot spots for unique dining, exploring,...

Come Visit: Brookings

The fourth largest city in South Dakota is growing faster than ever. With the Swiftel Center, McCrory Gardens Education & Visitor Center, South Dakota State University, and so much more, it was hard to pick just four stops for...

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