South Dakota December 04, 2017
There’s A Little Town Hidden In The South Dakota Mountains And It’s The Perfect Place To Relax
There are many quaint little towns in the Black Hills, but there’s one that’s perfect for relaxation in the winter months. With its many attractions, Hot Springs makes the perfect getaway.
With a population of around 3,500, Hot Springs is small enough to feel welcoming, but large enough to have some nice amenities.
This town has many attractions, and some great spots to just relax and get away from it all.
Wander through the quaint, historic downtown.
At Christmastime it's all dressed up in twinkle lights.
You'll find plenty of shops and restaurants in this charming part of town.
You're sure to find plenty of gifts for loved ones from local merchants.
Stay overnight at the Red Rock River Resort Hotel and Spa.
This grand building in the historic building is one of many built with red sandstone. Pamper yourself with some spa treatments, then lay your head down to sleep in a comfortable and luxurious room.
Fall River runs the length of Hot Springs.
On a cold winter day, you can see the steam rising from the river.
You'll even find several spots where you can soak in the hot springs.
Take a stroll along the Fall River Freedom Trail, which follows the river for a mile.
For a more formal place to dip your toes in the warm waters of the springs, visit Evans Plunge Mineral Springs.
You'll find pools, a waterslide and an obstacle course. The pool maintains a temperature of 87 degrees year-round.
Visit Mammoth Site for an interesting look at some of Hot Springs' earliest residents.
Paleontologists have uncovered 61 mammoths here so far, and are still unearthing even more.
The Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary is another spot you won't want to miss.
Take the guided tour to see these majestic animals running free.
Stop and fill up your water bottle at Kidney Springs Gazebo.
The spring offers natural mineral water, and you'll want to give this a try!
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