In the past several decades, through federally protected preserves and wildlife conservation programs, the American Bison can be seen in the wild once again. Perhaps not the vast millions of pre 1800’s, today 9 bison herds in 12 states roam the Plains and Prairies of the United States. And now, the Bison reigns as the U.S. National Mammal. So, I bet you’re wondering, where are the best places to see bison in America?
In Deadwood, South Dakota, there’s a little known attraction called Tatanka: The Story of the American Bison. Founded by Kevin Costner, this educational monarch was created to bring awareness to its’ visitors regarding the real reasons that led to the unimaginable close-to-extinction of the Bison. Continue reading “Tatanka: Story of the American Bison – South Dakota”
Mount Rushmore National Memorial is one of the most jaw-dropping man-made sculptures in the United States. Located in South Dakota’s Black Hills, Mount Rushmore’s massive 60′ granite sculptures depicting four of our U.S. Presidents. But there’s more to Mount Rushmore than just marveling at this incredible man-made wonder! Continue reading “Mount Rushmore National Memorial – South Dakota”