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South Dakota Vacation Guide

South Dakota Vacation Guide

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The South Dakota Vacation Guide is your go-to source for discovering everything the state has to offer. From the rugged beauty of the Badlands to the iconic landmarks like Mount Rushmore, and the vibrant cities of Sioux Falls and Rapid City, the guide offers travelers a plethora of information on outdoor adventures, culinary experiences, events, and more. Whether you’re planning a family vacation, a romantic getaway, or a solo adventure, the South Dakota Vacation Guide is your ultimate resource for exploring this "Great Place".

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Fodor's The Black Hills of South Dakota: with Mount Rushmore and Badlands National Park (Full-color Travel Guide) Paperback – August 31, 2021

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Whether you want to marvel at Mount Rushmore, stroll the historic Wild West town of Deadwood, or explore Badlands National Park, the local Fodor’s travel experts in South Dakota are here to help! Fodor’s Black Hills of South Dakota guidebook is packed with maps, carefully curated recommendations, and everything else you need to simplify your trip-planning process and make the most of your time.

This brand new title has been designed with an easy-to-read layout, fresh information, and beautiful color photos.

Fodor’s Black Hills of South Dakota travel guide includes:

  • AN ILLUSTRATED ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES GUIDE to the top things to see and do
  • MULTIPLE ITINERARIES to effectively organize your days and maximize your time
  • MORE THAN 13 DETAILED MAPS to help you navigate confidently
  • COLOR PHOTOS throughout to spark your wanderlust!
  • HONEST RECOMMENDATIONS FROM LOCALS on the best sights, restaurants, hotels, historic towns, outdoor activities, scenic drives, nightlife, shopping, and more
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  • HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL INSIGHTS providing rich context on the local cuisine, national parks, and more
  • SPECIAL FEATURES on “Mount Rushmore,” “Kids and Families,” and “Black Hills Driving Tour”
  • LOCAL WRITERS to help you find the under-the-radar gems
  • UP-TO-DATE COVERAGE ON: Deadwood, Rapid City, Custer, Keystone, Hill City, Spearfish, Wall, Badlands National Park, Wind Cave National Park, Crazy Horse Memorial, and more

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  • Print length 256 pages
  • Language English
  • Publisher Fodor's Travel
  • Publication date August 31, 2021
  • Dimensions 5.25 x 0.75 x 8 inches
  • ISBN-10 1640974539
  • ISBN-13 978-1640974531
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  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1640974531
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