Midwest Traveler: Tap into Native roots
The musical group Brulé blends traditional Lakota dances and regalia with native rhythms and rock for shows at its theater in Hill City, S.D. In the wide-open valley of Hill City's High Country Guest Ranch, an eclectic blend of American Indian rhythms, techno and rock thrummed through the audience at the outdoor Buffalo Moon Theater.
A tourist takes a picture of Mount Rushmore National Memorial in Keystone, South Dakota.
Beetles are obliterating forests throughout Colorado and the U.S. West, draining budgets as property values decline and threatening tourism at national parks, including the home of Mount Rushmore.
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Man who kept Mount Rushmore lights on dies
In this Sept. 19, 1995 file photo, headlights and tailights round the last s-curve to and from Mount Rushmore National Monument near Keystone, S.D., while the monument stays illuminated by the park's flood lights.
South Dakota Tourism Takes Mount Rushmore Caricatures on the Road
It is easy to forget how constrained state tourism budgets can be if you are not Florida or California, as South Dakota tourism has just discovered Milwaukee as an attractive inbound market.