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South Dakota Recognized by Frommer's and American Bus Association


PIERRE, S.D. – On the heels of being listed as one of Lonely Planet’s “Best in the US” for 2015, South Dakota has also recently been selected by Frommer’s as one of their “Best Places to Go in 2015.”
Additionally, the American Bus Association has named the Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup as the top event in the U.S. on their list of the Top 100 Events in North America for 2015.
“Being recognized by these major travel industry companies and media outlets is humbling,” said Jim Hagen, Secretary of the Department of Tourism. “South Dakota is blessed with an abundance of beauty, variety and unique opportunities for visitors and we couldn’t be happier about the recognition the state has received.”
Frommer’s is a travel guidebook series that was founded in 1957, and also includes the website For a full list of the Frommer’s “Best Places to Go in 2015,” click here.
The American Bus Association is a trade association for motorcoach operators and tour companies in the U.S. and Canada. For more information regarding the American Bus Association’s Top 100 Events in North America, click here.
The South Dakota Department of Tourism is comprised of Tourism, the South Dakota Arts Council and the South Dakota State Historical Society. The Department is led by Secretary Jim Hagen.



Wanda Goodman
South Dakota Department of Tourism
Phone: 605-773-3301