Focus West Gallery preserves cherished memories and photographs in custom mats and frames. Each photo-defending shell features handmade frame molding crafted from American hardwood and locally sourced barnwood, making each piece unique and allowing worn-out boards to retire in comfort.
The city of Sturgis is best known for its annual motorcycle rally, but it actually celebrates hogs year-round, too, at the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame. Housed in a former post office, the museum exhibits bikes dating all the way back to 1905. Comprised of antique and modern motorcycles alike, the collection includes everything from classic Harley-Davidsons to a 1926 Levis, the only bike made entirely out of denim jeans. Along with honoring motorcycles, the museum pays homage to individuals who have positively influenced the motorcycle community with its ever-expanding Hall of Fame.
One of the largest, most complete T. rex skeletons ever found crouches inside the museum at Black Hills Institute. Frozen in time, he seems to bare his fossilized teeth at awe-struck crowds or to grin at his favorite museum attendants. This hulking beast, known as STAN, might be the star of the show, but he's not the only reason to visit: elsewhere in the museum, the institute's paleontologists have positioned the remains of outlandish sea creatures, long-tailed land-dwellers, and fossilized minerals.
Just like the song, Old MacDonald's Farm nurtures over 100 friendly farm animals. Families flock to the farm to get up close and personal with cows and pigs, horses and chickens, rabbits and goats. And while they can give many of them a few loving strokes under the chin, kids can turn their newfound friendship into a learning experience. In the nursery, they can feed calves and lambs by bottle; elsewhere, they'll get a chance to snuggle with a baby rabbit or fluffy chick. Gentle ponies take guests on an easy ride around the track, while kids board a tractor-pulled train to get a tour of the farm. They can even catch the farm's famous pig races for a little extra excitement without the danger of letting coyotes into the zoo just to "see what would happen."
Cuisine Type: Winery and brewery with kitchen
Number of Tables: 11?25
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular offering: Wine and beer tastings
Alcohol: Beer and wine only
Delivery/Takeout Available: Takeout only
What?s the best reaction you?ve ever gotten from a customer?
We always get how much fun it is, [with people saying]: "This place is great," [and] "I never had so much fun doing a wine tasting."
Has your business won any awards?
We have won many awards for the wine and beer.
In your own words, how would you describe your menu?
[It's] limited, but what we do is good. Nothing [is] fried; [it's] all done in stone ovens [and] all ingredients are fresh.
Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
We make sure that customers have a fun experience. We take photos of them holding all kinds of signs. We also take care of kids with ice cream tastings.