South Dakota – Stops on the Way

South Dakota is your gateway to Wild West heritage, hot springs, geologic wonders, and presidential history. Experience cowboys, wild west, and American history in South Dakota.

Bison herd in Custer State Park in South Dakota

Custer is South Dakota's Yellowstone

Watch more than 1,300 bison roam free at Custer State Park, then head for Custer's historic downtown, a hive of restaurants, shopping and museums.

Mammoth Site South Dakota

Mammoth Site in South Dakota

The world’s largest mammoth research facility. Mammoths and other megafauna got trapped in a sinkhole and drown about 26,000 years ago.