A trip to the Black Hills is an experience like no other. The crisp clean air welcomes you with the invigorating smell of ponderosa pines emerging while the winding peaks and valleys greet you with a warm embrace. No matter who you’re traveling with; solo, with your partner, or with your ever-growing family; you will need a travel itinerary to aid you in navigating the countless activities the breathtaking Black Hills have to offer. Powder House Lodge is here to make your travels easier by providing you a weekend itinerary you can follow or use as a starting point, no matter the size of your party!
Powder House Restaurant is unarguably the best of the best Keystone, SD Restaurants featuring local game and cuisine. Open from Mid-May through Mid-October, we're here to share the top five reasons why Powder House Restaurant should be at the top of your Black Hills foodie list for 2022.
The Black Hills are home to many scenic lakes. These lakes provide water adventures to locals and tourists alike all year-long. With numerous outfitters and lakes within half an hour from Powder House Lodge we are the perfect spot to stay for your next vacation to the Black Hills.
Keep reading to learn more about local lakes to plan the ultimate water adventure on your next trip to the area.
As winter continues to run its course, we can already see spring blooming on the horizon! While the next couple months will see more time spent indoors than we’d like, we’re already beginning to plan our vacations, staycations, and more for this spring and summer. As you’re planning your next big adventure to the panoramic Black Hills, we’re here to share our guide to the best Black Hills cabin rentals to stay in at Powder House Lodge during your travels.
We all have our own vision of what rest and relaxation looks and feels like. For some, a night out without the kids is the perfect escape, while an extended visit to the spa may be the perfect source of bliss for those who have worked tireless hours and need a reason to disconnect from the world around them. No matter your preference, we’re here to assure you that the Black Hills are the perfect escape for anybody looking to unwind and recharge.
Sure, the Black Hills are home to a wide variety of thrilling, adrenaline-inducing attractions, but the true beauty of the hills lies in their more serene attractions ranging from spas and wineries, to peaceful trails, hot air balloon rides and more. Here are some the top activities you should consider integrating into your travel itinerary on your Black Hills vacation.
The Black Hills are alive with the sound of wildlife! From bison and bighorn sheep to bucks, ducks, and woodchucks, it’s hard to imagine any trip to the Blacks Hills without paying homage to the many different types of animals you may encounter on your journey.
It goes without saying that nearly anywhere you visit has its own unique ecosystem of wildlife, but the Black Hills region is especially unique. Here are some of the wildlife species you may encounter on your next trip to the Black Hills:
The most wonderful time of the year is nearly here, and no, we aren’t talking about the time of year when we get to welcome visitors from all reaches of the globe to Powder House Lodge and Powder House Restaurant (we wish it was here as much as you do, though)! As our friends, family, and loved ones come together to celebrate all of the reasons why we’re thankful for one another, as well as celebrate the forthcoming New Year, there is much fun to be had all throughout the Black Hills. From festive train rides to cozy cruises through the powdery landscape of the Black Hills at its wintery peak, more memories and kindred moments await you to share with one another this holiday season. Here's our list of best winter activities in the Black Hills this holiday season.
While Powder House Lodge and Powder House Restaurant close our doors for the season during the year’s chillier months, there’s a treasure trove of fun to be had in the Black Hills throughout late fall and winter. From skiing adventures to snowshoeing, there’s no limit to the excitement you’ll find waiting for you throughout the often snowy Black Hills from November through March. Not sure what to do? Keep reading this blog to get up-to-speed on the Black Hills’ best winter activities.
As Powder House Lodge’s 2021 season slowly draws to a close over the next month, we’re already gearing up for another amazing season in 2022. Whether you’re planning your first trip in a couple of years or simply itching to return to the beautiful Black Hills, there’s no better time than now to get a leg up on your 2022 vacation planning.
It’s no question that the Black Hills are full of many exciting adventures and attractions just waiting to be had. Now that the weather is warming up, places are starting to open for business! See some of our favorite places we are excited to visit this summer: