Posts Categorized: South Dakota

Family Fun: Brookings, S.D.

It’s not all tame at the Children’s Museum of South Dakota. T-rex Jr. (above) provides a thrill, as does big mama. T-rex, prairie playland create one-of-a-kind fun Photos and story by Lisa Meyers McClintick To the right, kids line up shoulder to shoulder to fish in a pond, squealing as they haul out and net… Read more »

Take the kids on a farm stay vacation

Mary Veraguth helps our girls collect fresh eggs for breakfast. Story & Photos by Lisa Meyers McClintick Join in with farm chores and fun at Wisconsin’s Room to Roam Want to hear your kids shriek with joy? Let them run loose at Room to Roam, a working farm perched along the picturesque Mississippi River bluffs… Read more »

Top attractions for a Rapid City, S.D., getaway

Ronald Reagan stands among the 40 life-sized presidential statues on Rapid City street corners. A presidential getaway: More than Mount Rushmore Photos & feature by Lisa Meyers McClintick In honor of President’s Day, here’s a look at Rapid City, S.D., the longtime gateway to Mount Rushmore and newly dubbed City of Presidents. You can admire… Read more »

Christmas chocolate cravings

Canelake’s delightfully old-fashioned Iron Range candy shop. Upper Midwest’s best candy shops It’s a pregnant woman’s fantasy: chocolate-covered dill pickles and even chocolate-covered green olives. How can you not give in to curiosity and give them a try? My mom and I found these savory, strange sweets at Carole Widman’s Candy Company in Fargo, North… Read more »