Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 2013 – Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys®
The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally attracts thousands of motorcyclists from around the country every year. The music, the food, the rides, and the festivities make it the largest motorcycle rally in the world. Yet, the Black Hills of South Dakota are more than just a motorcycle mecca. While you’re there for the rally this August 5-11, here are ten things to see during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
1. Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame – Opened in 2001, the museum displays an impressive collection of vintage and rare V-twin and metric motorcycles and offers visitors a glimpse into the magnificent world of two wheels.
2. Crazy Horse Memorial – The world’s largest mountain sculpture started in June 1948, the carving is a memorial to the spirit of legendary Lakota leader Crazy Horse. The Indian Museum of North America, located on the site, houses an extraordinary collection of artifacts reflecting the diverse culture and history of the American Indian people.
3. Custer State Park – A herd of 1,300 bison freely roams the 71,000 acres of terrain which contain an abundance of wildlife. Walk the banks of the French Creek where Custer’s expedition found gold in 1874. Enjoy hiking and horseback riding, take a guided nature tour or watch a gold panning demonstration.
4. Mount Rushmore National Memorial – Nearly three million people every year come to learn about the birth, development and preservation of the country. From the history of the first inhabitants to the diversity of America today, Mount Rushmore brings visitors face to face with the rich heritage we all share.
5. Wall Drug Store – One of America’s favorite roadside attractions. The 76,000 square foot wonderland contains a shopping mall and other attractions and draws 2 million visitors to its remote town every year.
6. Cadillac Jack’s Gaming Resort – Located in Deadwood, Cadillac Jack’s is the finest full-service gaming resort in the Black Hills. The fun never stops at Cadillac Jack’s, with eight gaming rooms, fourteen card tables, over 200 slot machines and the friendliest dealers and cocktail waitresses around.
7. Reptile Gardens – Stroll through a garden oasis of colorful blooms and see over 225 species and subspecies of reptiles.
8. The Adams House and Museum – Dedicated to preserving and displaying the history of the Black Hills, Deadwood businessman and former mayor, W.E. Adams built the museum in 1930 as a tribute to Black Hills pioneers.
9. Black Hills National Forest – Encompassing an area 125 miles long and 65 miles wide, the Black Hills in western South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming offer 11 reservoirs, 26 picnic areas, 30 campgrounds, 2 scenic byways and 13,000 acres of wilderness.
10. Fort Meade Museum – Established during the winter of 1878-79, the mission of the post was to protect against the resentful Sioux and the gold seekers who had invaded the region before and after the Black Hills Treaty of 1877.
Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys® will be at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally this year! We are excited to be there to ride with our fellow motorcyclists and introduce more bikers to BAM, our free roadside and legal assistance program. Come stop by our booth in Sturgis to learn more about BAM or visit us on the web at www.russbrown.com. You can also call us toll-free at 1-800-4-BIKERS. We Ride—We Care—We Win!