A weekend on the trails of South Dakota’s Black Hills is transformed this summer into something organizers hope encourages more explorers to venture into the outdoors. “We are targeting everyone – from the die-hard, outdoor recreation enthusiast to the couch...

Porkpalooza

In a city like Sioux Falls, it doesn’t take long to notice if something is missing. In this case, it was pork. A pork-centric summer festival, that is. After the organizers of RibFest decided to call it quits last year, Garrett Gross, co-founder...
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...
Fernson Brewing Company and the Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History unveiled a new version of a special beer for a great cause on the evening of Monday, May 21. Zoo Brew, a new summer ale...
Although it’s hard to think about turning down Irish Nachos or Bangers and Mashed, McNally’s Irish Pub has fresh features for the summertime, and 605 had the chance to try (delicious) offerings. First up, the Strawberry Fields with field greens,...
An Iowa couple has cornered the market on burgers in the Black Hills. Black Hills Burger & Bun Co. is the brainchild of Claud and Christie Smith, and has quickly become a staple of the food scene in Custer. Originally...
It’s that time of year when the 605 team packs up and hits the pavement for the annual 605 Road Trip. This spring, we hopped onto the scenic South Dakota Highway 44 (SD-44) to check out southern South Dakota...

Fuji San

One of the (many) awesome parts of our jobs is that people from all over the state tell us what’s new or what’s coming up in the future. My teammates were at the South Dakota Governor’s Conference on Tourism...
MONKS HOUSE OF ALE REPUTE AND GANDY DANCER BREW WORKS 420 E. 8th St., Sioux Falls // monkshouseofalerepute.com Beer: Blanche the Insatiable      Style: Belgian Wit      ABV: 4.8%      IBU: 23 Named after a certain shining woman of...
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...

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