Travel Arrangements

The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is fortunate to be set in a community that offers many activities and diversions, and in a part of the country rich in natural resources and scenic beauty. 


South Dakota
There are few places that offer more incredible business opportunities than South Dakota. With a healthy economy anchored in agriculture and tourism, the state is rapidly diversifying its economic portfolio. Science, medical, engineering, technology, and energy industries are rapidly expanding, making an impact in the region, the nation, and the world.

  • South Dakota #1 State for Business in 2013 (CNBC Ranking)
  • South Dakota #1 Business Tax Climate (The Tax Foundation)
  • Rapid City #4 in CNNMoney’s Best Places to Launch

The Black Hills
One of the most historic and beautiful places in the Midwest, the million-plus-acre Black Hills National Forest and surrounding area is far more than Mount Rushmore and outlaw legends. The Black Hills boasts some of the best hiking, rock climbing, and mountain biking in the country, fabulous caves, remote canyons, abundant wildlife, forests, and other natural attractions. A wealth of outdoor recreational  opportunities like snowboarding, kayaking, mountain biking, fishing, camping, snowmobiling, boating, and hunting are readily accessible. 


Please consider these links to help you plan your stay. 

Preferred Travel Agency - Bursch Travel 
Bursch Modrick’s Travel is now the preferred travel agency of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology for FY14.  They are available to assist you in making all your business or leisure arrangements including air, hotel, and ground transportation, or cruises.

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