Articles tagged “south dakota”

Overtourism

South Dakota Finds That Overtourism Can Even Hit Small Local Sites

Skift coined the phrase "overtourism" and we've led in covering it. While we have often focused on big spots like Venice, even smaller sites can get overrun with tourists. Creative fixes are needed.

South Dakota Finds That Overtourism Can Even Hit Small Local Sites

Tourism

Mount Rushmore at 75: An Unlikely Landmark Still Driving Tourism

Where many large-scale historic sculptures are pompous political statements, something about Mt. Rushmore sets it apart in a class of its own.

Mount Rushmore at 75: An Unlikely Landmark Still Driving Tourism

Tourism

South Dakota Is Counting on Park Milestones to Bring More Visitors

South Dakota has a lot working in its favor this year: low gas prices, Mount Rushmore anniversary events, and a broader centennial push by the National Park Service.

South Dakota Is Counting on Park Milestones to Bring More Visitors

Tourism

A GPS Error Is Leading Mount Rushmore Tourists to the Wrong Site

Sometimes we all need a reminder that blindly trusting GPS directions might get us lost.

A GPS Error Is Leading Mount Rushmore Tourists to the Wrong Site

Tourism

Cheap Gas Drove More Tourists to South Dakota in 2015

Cheap gas and political instability abroad could lead to an even better tourists season in South Dakota in 2016.

Cheap Gas Drove More Tourists to South Dakota in 2015

Tourism

South Dakota’s Tourist Icon Corn Palace Gets a $4 Million Renovation

Attractions tied to a sense of place always mean more than ones you can find just anywhere. It's great to see a local community invest in something truly unique.

South Dakota’s Tourist Icon Corn Palace Gets a $4 Million Renovation

Tourism

Motorcycles and Buffalo Are Bringing South Dakota a Record Tourism Year

What's really helping South Dakota is that it has events that you couldn't do anywhere else that are distinctly about the state.

Motorcycles and Buffalo Are Bringing South Dakota a Record Tourism Year

Tourism

How a City With 7,000 Residents Welcomes More Than a Hundred Thousand Bikers

AirBedandBiker.com anyone?

How a City With 7,000 Residents Welcomes More Than a Hundred Thousand Bikers

Tourism

South Dakota Targets Midwest Visitors in New Marketing Campaign

Instead of the "Your American Journey" slogan, South Dakota tourism has gone local and personal with the "My Great Place" catchphrase and campaign. The slogan is an attempt to tout attractions and is also meant to conjure and individualistic state of mind.

South Dakota Targets Midwest Visitors in New Marketing Campaign

Tourism

South Dakota Tourism Takes Mount Rushmore Caricatures on the Road

It is easy to forget how constrained state tourism budgets can be if you are not Florida or California, as South Dakota tourism has just discovered Milwaukee as an attractive inbound market. Perhaps Kansas City in 2015?

South Dakota Tourism Takes Mount Rushmore Caricatures on the Road