There's no doubt that they grow 'em heartier in South Dakota than they do in the rest of the country.
Case in point: long after folks in almost every other state have put away the camping gear for the season, you can still head into the great outdoors in the Mount Rushmore State.
As crazy as that might sound with wind chills dipping well into the -30 range in some places throughout the state, not only can you pitch a tent in South Dakota this weekend, but you have an abundance of different campgrounds to choose from.
I think most of us have at least heard of the "Seven Wonders of the Modern World." We might not be able to rattle them off as easily as McDonald's value menu items, but chances are you've heard of at least some of them, right?
Every state in the nation is known for having a series of natural wonders and signature landmarks. So, I thought I would come up with my own list of the "Seven Wonders of South Dakota."
The following is what I consider to be the signature landmarks, monuments, and natural wonders that are synonymous with the great state of South Dakota. I tried to give both sides of the state a little love while comprising this list.
You might have a few additions...
Let's get started. The Seven Wonders of South Dakota: