• 01/04/2014

Things to Do in the Black Hills during your Black Hills Vacation

With warmer weather and sunny days coming because of spring, there are plenty of things to do in the Black Hills during the spring and summer months on your Black Hills vacation. No matter what you are interested in the Black Hills offers beautiful landscape, rich culture, and a deep Wild West history making things to do in the Black Hills plentiful. During your Black Hills vacation, be sure to keep in mind Hart Ranch Camping Resort, to not miss all the fun and excitement happening all season long!

Kick off Extravaganza

One of the many places to be during your Black Hills vacation, will be at Hart Ranch’s kick off extravaganza weekend during Mother’s Day weekend. This weekend will be filled with family fun and plenty of things to do! For all those artistic souls we will be offering canvas painting and other exciting crafts. The Rapid City Chamber of Commerce will also be present for a special ribbon cutting ceremony for Hart Ranch Camping Resort’s restaurant, ChuckWagon. There will also be a delicious Mother’s Day buffet at the honored, ChuckWagon for your family to enjoy during your Black Hills Vacation.

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Get Outside and Play

Here at Hart Ranch Camping Resort, we are big on outside activities that the whole family can enjoy! A Black Hills vacation, especially in the warm months, is the perfect time to get outside and experience the beauty that the Black Hills land has to offer. Some of the many things to do in the Black Hills during warm months that Hart Ranch Camping Resort has to offer includes splashing around in an Olympic size pool, taking a walk on our walking paths, shooting some hoops on our basketball courts, taking a 4-wheeling adventure, testing your skills on the mini golf course, serve up some fun on our volleyball courts, roam around and do some geo-caching, or even play a round of paintball! With all these fun outdoor activities, there are always things to do in the Black Hills during your Black Hills vacation.

Rodeos

Get a taste of the Wild West and the rich history that helped build the Black Hills at Hart Ranch’s Rodeo! The Rodeo at Hart Ranch happening May 23-25th is the place to be during your Black Hills vacation this spring! Watch cowboys and cowgirls compete in a variety of show-stopping stunts like roping, riding, and more! Besides the rodeo there will be plenty of things to do in the Black Hills and at Hart Ranch like the Old West shootout, family fun hayrides, and a night ending in camp fire stories and s’mores! Join all the western fun at Hart Ranch’s Rodeo on your Black Hills vacation.

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Themed Weekends

Once the warm weather hits, Hart Ranch Camping Resort becomes bustling with things to do in the Black Hills, especially during our themed weekends. Brush off your blue suede shoes and come to our sock hop, dine on some tasty BBQ with a root beer float, or enter our hula hoop contest during our 50’s weekend happening May 30th-June 1st. Love animals? Things are going to get wild during June 6th-8th at our Wild Kingdom Weekend. Our furry and scaly friends from Reptile Gardens, Bear Country, and the Wildlife sanctuary will be visiting Hart Ranch. Besides these fun visitors, Hart Ranch will have a Build-a-Bug-Habitat activities for kids, bird watching for adults, a pet parade and petting zoo! Father’s Day weekend will kick off with a pine box car contest, antique car show, BBQ, visit from the Hot Rod Institute, and even a fun tie-dye session. Don’t have plans for the 4th of July but want to make the most of your Black Hills vacation? Come stay with us during your Black Hills vacation and make the most out of the 4th of July weekend! Not only will there be all the regular things to do at Hart Ranch but a fun golf cart parade, beach party, and roof beer floats galore! The National Guard will also be joining Hart Ranch adding to the excitement for things to do in the Black Hills as they present marksmanship simulations, night vision goggle exercises, a Humvee rollover, and more! These are only some of the many themed weekends happening at Hart Ranch Camping Resort which are full of top-notch things to do in the Black Hills to add excitement to your Black Hills vacation.

Down Home Family Music Festival

Time to break out your dancing shoes and start practicing your vocals for Hart Ranch’s Down Home Family Music Festival! This event will be held in celebration of Hart Ranch’s 30th Anniversary and will bring top of the charts country and gospel music stars to perform live in Rapid City from June 22nd-29th! The Down Home Family Music Festival is just the thing to get toes tapping during your Black Hills vacation! Some of the country music stars playing include the Down Home Family Band, Jamie O’Neil, Ty Herndon, and Andy Griggs! This event will also offer vendors, free BBQ, and music for those that want to learn more about music and test their vocal ability in front of some famous judges! Be sure not to miss all the musical excitement coming to Rapid City on your Black Hills vacation.

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With so much to do in the Black Hills and at Hart Ranch Camping Resort it is hard not to want to do everything all at once! Hart Ranch Camping Resort is the premier place for things to do in the Black Hills and offers a safe and wholesome family environment, for everyone to enjoy during their Black Hills vacation. For more information on booking your Black Hills vacation at Hart Ranch Camping Resort, the premier RV camping and cabin resort in Rapid City, or for more information on things to do in the Black Hills, contact us at 605.399.2582

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