Tourism in South Dakota
Tourism in South Dakota
South Dakota is a North America state, located in the western Midwest and plains, bordered to the west by Wyoming and Montana, to the north by North Dakota, to the east by Minnesota and Iowa and to the south by Nebraska, or Sioux Nation had taken up residence there with Omaha, Arikaras in that State.
With capital Pierre counter fur founded by Pierre Chouteau JR colon in 1832, as Sioux Falls largest city with about 154,000 inhabitants.
Are grounds with Dissected Till Plains is a set of hills and fertile lands that cover much of Iowa and Nebraska and also extend in South Dakota southeast.
Covered with a large part of Great Plains, however we found to the west of Missouri River a more arid and rugged landscape, with plains, ravines and hills with steep sides and flat tops.
It is crossed from north to the south by the Missouri River, largest tributary of Mississippi River and is the main river which allowed the creation of the fourth artificial reservoir in United States with Oah lakes.
With a continental climate cold and dry and summers that is hot and semi-humid, with short periods, temperatures can exceed 38 ° C. The nights are cooler (15 ° C average) and annual rainfall ranging between North-West and South East.
During this trip you will leave taste to the local food accompanied by wines merlot or other, on the road further south you can discovery black mountains is a sight not to be missed with natural beauty and unique landscapes without forgetting the inevitable Waterfalls Bridal Veil Falls and Roughlock along the road that ends in Cheyenne.
You will discover the Mount Rushmore National Memorial or the Custer State Park, in total six national parks and monuments await visitors will be amazed by the famous larger-than-life sculpture of Mount Rushmore, and marveled at the scenery Badlands National Park with a rich history on the paleontological or explore the longest cave in the world.
With four parks, a multitude of activities is available for visitors in the Black Hills, you find lakes and streams for fishing parties and full area, boating and other water and aquatic activities are possible in many lakes owned by the State.
Deadwood A historic city, visitors can relive the days of the Wild West, where the famous Wild Bill Hickok found the end of the road, or the memory of Calamity Jane is always present.
With not forgotten the Sioux nation these Natives American who have, some museums and cultural centers throughout the state allows visitors discovered the traditions of this nation and history courses are numerous Powwow held every year without forgotten Crazy Horse Memorial at the Mount Rushmore.
The Missouri River separates Mount Rushmore State in two parts: the mountains to the west and the Great Plains to the east, drained by numerous rivers and streams. With the culmination of the Harney Peak State 2207 m.
Men and horses are found in these large sparsely populated areas with the exception of some Native Americans who preserve the spirit of the place.
Or a sense of calm and tranquility that allows rest as spirit emanates from the sacred mountain of Bear Butte State Park, where you also just reach Lake Butter Bear.