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In Plain Sight: South Dakota

A trip to South Dakota this summer includes historical festivals, rodeos, one incredibly patriotic town, and explorations through gold mines, national parks, and ghost towns.
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Credit: Ken Kistler

Credit: Ken Kistler

The Black Hills Heritage: One writer traverses the landscape of time, taking us on a South Dakota adventure, as possible today as it was in 1880.

The Itinerary: Throw some clothes in a bag and go! With this itinerary, you can skip all the planning.

The View: Raised on a ranch in eastern South Dakota, rodeo photographer Jerry Gustafson shares his lifelong work.

Then and Now: A snapshot of Rapid City—A hub in both Western and American history.

The Journey: Get up close and personal with southwest South Dakota on this 223-mile journey through history and beauty.

The Storm: South Dakota ranchers face the fury of a beastly storm.

The Community: In the wake of the wintery disaster, the ranching community shares their thoughts.

The Prayer: From his cabin in what is now Custer State Park, Charles Badger Clark, Jr., penned one of the most well known benedictions in cowboy culture.

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