Evans Plunge

why we like it: Evans Plunge is a natural occurring, warm mineral water park.  The water temperature averages 87° F. It was established in 1890, making it the oldest attraction in the Black Hills. It offers both indoor and outdoor pools. There are slides for all ages!  location: 1145 North River Street, Hot Springs, SD … Continue reading Evans Plunge

Jewel Cave

why we like it: This family-friendly cave (see the Discovery Talk Tour below) is a delight to explore and has a neat origin story. Jewel cave was discovered by Frank and Albert Michaud in 1900 when they found a small hole with a blast of cold air coming out. After enlarging the hole using dynamite, … Continue reading Jewel Cave

Winter Wonderland for Kids (and Their Parents)

It's the end of winter and we have only one conclusion: the Black Hills are magical in the winter. Moderate temperatures make it easy to get outside and enjoy the snow. Here were our favorites for winter wonderland fun for the whole family. Skiing (or Snowboarding) at Terry Peak Before you go: Terry Peak offers … Continue reading Winter Wonderland for Kids (and Their Parents)