July 2017 | Real America Newsletter
Welcome to the Real America newsletter - your quarterly peek at regional news, updates, and more!

The Real America is Big Sky Country Montana; Legendary North Dakota; the Great Faces, Great Places of South Dakota; and America's Cowboy State Wyoming.

Learn more about the diverse landscapes and culture of this world-class destination:  Visit The Real America
South Dakota hotel ranked #1 in the world among Holiday Inn Resorts
With its luxury rooms and abundance of casino games and entertainment, this hotel in historic Deadwood was a no-brainer for being named number one. 

13 must-attend events across Legendary North Dakota
From the world-renowned Medora Musical & Pitchfork Fondue, to the stunning cultural United Tribes International Powwow, there's something for the entire family to enjoy. 

Be inspired by Montana's landscapes, activities, and retreats
Discover beautiful mountain towns, top-rated ranch retreats, and unique events to inspire your inner adventurer. 

Endless things to do across the state of Wyoming
Explore the Cowboy State like a local using these tips on top events, scenic drives, and hidden gems to see along the way. 

8 major news outlets name Rapid City among destinations to visit in America
The New York Post, Washington Times, USA Today, and more, nominate Rapid City, South Dakota among their selected destinations. 

Sioux Falls nominated as one of the "Greatest Midwest Food Towns" in America
Midwest Living editors recently named this South Dakota town among its list of exotic food  scenes. 

Summer comes alive in Buffalo, Wyoming
Events like Longmire Days, the Total Solar Eclipse, and more are filling up the last few months of summer with fun activities for all.  

Discover summertime snow across the spectacular trails in Glacier Country
It may be summertime, but the snow-capped mountains of Glacier Country are still something to marvel at. See why Going-to-the-Sun road should be top on your must-travel list. 

Cheyenne celebrates its 150th anniversary with themed events and activities
Cheyenne, Wyoming will be celebrating it's 150th anniversary with festivals, galas, and more this August. 

Former Bismarck train depot to transform into brewery, restaurant, & event venue
The old train depot in downtown Bismarck, North Dakota will be getting brand new attractions added. 

Denver opens new hotel rooms, distilleries, wineries, and more in 2017
A new direct rail service from the international airport makes it easier than ever to explore the gateway city of Denver. And feel comfortable knowing an additional 1,000 hotel rooms will be opening this year alone.  

Mall of America celebrates 25th anniversary with new indoor attractions
Experience the largest indoor theme park, or zip line your way across busy shoppers. There's plenty to discover at this iconic gateway city destination. 

Minneapolis to host the 52nd Super Bowl game
Sure to draw a crowd, America's staple football game is set to take place Feb. 2018. Among the hype are plenty of events, activities, and itineraries to round out the whole experience. 

Upcoming Events
August 4-5

Magic City Blues Festival - Billings, Montana

August 7-13

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally - Sturgis, South Dakota

August 13-19

Wyoming State Fair - Douglas, Wyoming

September 3-4

Don King Days - Sheridan, Wyoming

September 8-10

United Tribes International Powwow - Bismarck, North Dakota

September 9

Medora Musical & Pitchfork Steak Fondue Finale - Medora, North Dakota

September 10

Montana Bale Trail - Hobson, Montana

October 5-7

Great American Beer Festival, Denver, Colorado

October 6-9

Black Hills Pow Wow, Rapid City, South Dakota

Unique Real America product offerings peak interest at 2017 IPW
Tour operators strive to add unique Real America products to their offerings at the largest international travel trade and media marketplace in the U.S. 

Over 3,600 appointments take place at the 2017 International Roundup
The 23rd annual tourism tradeshow event hosted both international tour operators and regional suppliers to help promote the four-state region known as the Real America. 

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