7 Reasons Why Spearfish Should Be Your Next Group Destination

by Brian Gebhart | February 9, 2017
Family Friendly Entertainment

Whether you’re looking for the next place to hold your annual conference, or selecting the perfect for venue for your wedding ceremony, there’s no denying that choosing a destination for an event can be tough. But that doesn’t mean it should be – in fact, choosing Spearfish as your next group destination might make the rest of the event planning that much easier! That’s why we’ve come up with 7 Reasons to Choose Spearfish as your next Group Destination:

1. Location
Located along Interstate-90 and U.S. Highway 85, Spearfish is easy to get to. Not to mention, that being a small town, we’re easy to get around – you’d be hard to find traffic jam around here. Oh, and did we mention – Spearfish is in the Black Hills?! Located in the Northern Black Hills, Spearfish is the ideal location as your hub for touring the Black Hills. Spearfish is only 1 hour 15-minute drive time from Mt. Rushmore AND Devils Tower; and only a 15-minute drive to Historic Deadwood.

2. Attractions & Amenities
We’ve mentioned a few of the bigger places throughout the Black Hills, but Spearfish has quite the list of attractions and amenities right in town! From historic sites and museums, to over 17 parks and recreation spaces – you’ll rarely find someone who’s “bored” in Spearfish. Probably the biggest attraction is Spearfish Canyon, a 19-mile scenic byway bursting with hiking trails, wildlife, and even waterfalls!

3. Accommodations
Picky about where you stay? Good. We are too! If fluffy pillows, and room service is what you look for when making reservations, then you’ll be happy to hear that Spearfish is home to 850+ rooms ranging from Hotels and Motels to Bed & Breakfasts and large home vacation rentals. Like to rough it a bit more? Be sure to check out the many campgrounds and RV parks located in or around Spearfish!

4. Eats & Drinks
Hearty steakhouses, local cuisine, gastro-pubs, and more! Spearfish has 45+ restaurants and eateries, making finding a bite to eat easy! We’re not all about food in Spearfish (well… kind of), we’re also big into our beverages! Spearfish has several bars and pubs to meet your social needs, including our very own micro-brewery, Crow Peak Brewing Company.

5. Entertainment
Spearfish is bursting with live entertainment in every form. From our Downtown Friday Nights summer concert series and to live musical and theatrical performances at the historic Matthews Opera House you’ll find Spearfish has the perfect mix to keep your group entertained.

6. Meeting/Venue Space
Weddings, family reunions, sporting events, and conventions! Whatever your reason for meeting, Spearfish has the perfect venue for you and your group – no matter the size.

7. Visitor Assistance
Holding an event can be a large task, and Visit Spearfish offers many services to make your event go off without a hitch. Complimentary name badges, visitor packets for your guests, and information booths are just a few of the services we can provide. And don’t forget to ask about financial sponsorships!

We’ve narrowed it down to these seven reasons on why Spearfish is the perfect destination for your group event, but there’s plenty more reasons to be discovered. For more information, contact Visit Spearfish at 605-717-9294.

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