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History and a Little Something Sweet in Wyoming

Explore Fossil Butte National Monument and its fossil quarries Located in beautiful southwest Wyoming, Fossil Butte National Monument is one of the largest deposits of freshwater fish fossils in the world. In prehistoric times, this part of Wyoming was a sub-tropical lake ecosystem. The area’s calm water, lack of scavengers and fine sediment all worked […]

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3 Off-the-Beaten-Path Opportunities in South Dakota

Hiking Explore wooded trails, climb rugged peaks or walk through native prairie grasses. Countless trails lead to scenic landscapes, thundering waterfalls and invigorating overlooks. Conquer a hiking trail in South Dakota and the journey stays with you forever! Situated behind a lake of the same name, the Horsethief Lake Trail is a genuine mountain wonderland. […]

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Immerse Yourself in Western Culture in Rapid City

Dakota Drum Company Dakota Drum Company has been in business for 20 years and specializes in traditional buffalo hide drums, powwow drums and traditional buffalo hide drums hand-painted by Lakota and Sioux artist Sonja Holy Eagle, who has won many major art show awards. Known for their traditional buffalo hide drums made from hand-scraped buffalo rawhide […]

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Find Safe, “North of Normal” Adventure in Fargo-Moorhead

These have not been normal times, but Fargo has always prided itself in being a little bit “North of Normal”; a resilient community founded on kindness, unparalleled creativity and ingenuity. If you’re looking for a safe, off-the-beaten-path kind of adventure, consider heading north to Fargo-Moorhead. Parks & Conservatories The Forest River Conservation Area is covered by over 40 […]