Born and raised in Black Hawk, Erika Ristau spent the majority of her childhood traveling the winding roads of the Black Hills in her dad’s CJ-7, hiking and collecting rocks. Now a barista, Ristau is still traveling, but from...
Summers are best spent traveling, and with its eclectic collection of galleries, artifacts, and exhibits, the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center will allow visitors to travel through time. Tucked into a bluff just north of the Capitol in Pierre,...
The Black Hills are one of the oldest mountain ranges in North America. The rich history, never-ending miles of trails to hike, the Crazy Horse and Mount Rushmore memorials, and wildlife are just some of the alluring attractions that make...
While Yankton is South Dakota’s most historic town, it’s also a must-see for the Missouri River. Creating endless recreational activities, and inspiring events like Riverboat Days (August 17-19), it’s the perfect place for a ride on a boat, fishing,...
Experience South Dakota outdoors with a ride, slide, zip, or climb at Rushmore Tramway Adventures in Keystone. Known for attractions like the Alpine Slide, Aerial Adventure Park, Jump Tour, and two-hour Pinnacle Zip Tour, the crew is building a...
The 9th Annual 605 Summer Classic Beer & Music Festival is right around the corner! Friday, June 22 and Saturday, June 23 to be exact, at Cherapa Place in downtown Sioux Falls.  The 605 Summer Classic is an outdoor event that showcases...
The team at 605 Magazine knows how excited you are for Sioux Falls Pride. So, to ensure you don't miss any opportunity to celebrate, we have created a Pride Guide to help you navigate your rainbow-filled week. JUNE 13 ARCADE TAKEOVER |...
A piece of history makes its way between Hill City and Keystone. From May to December, the 1880 Train offers a scenic ride through the black hills for families and steam engine enthusiasts alike. “It’s really an opportunity to step...
Pirates, gypsies, jesters, and jousters all call the Siouxland Renaissance Festival home for two days June 9 and 10, transforming the grounds into a scene dating back to medieval times. The year is 1575 in the town of Shrewsbury, England,...
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...

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