- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 10, 2014

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - The travel media company Lonely Planet has listed western South Dakota as one of its “Best in the US” destinations for 2015.

The company announced its fifth annual “best of” list Wednesday, which is determined by Lonely Planet’s authors and their U.S.-based editorial team. It consists of 10 places that it recommends travelers should add to their wish lists for the coming year.

Western South Dakota is ranked second. The full list can be found at https://www.lonelyplanet.com/best-in-the-us-2015 .

In addition to the area’s national and state parks and memorials, family attractions and unique events, Lonely Planet points out the 50th anniversary of the Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup and the 75th anniversary of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

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