Hit the best of the South Dakota parks with these top spots including the Black Hills, national parks, steam trains, wild bison and a legendary store.
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Hit the best of the South Dakota parks with these top spots including national parks, steam trains, wild bison and a legendary store.
The western corner of South Dakota is filled with a string of quaint, charming towns that light up during the summer.
Stay in a teepee, treehouse, campsite or hotel near Mt. Rushmore and rent an ATV or kayak for your adventure.
Move clockwise through the museum from pre-European to "Two Worlds Meet" to "Broken Promises" and finally "Continuity and Change."
Belle Fourche, S.D. is the geographical center of the U.S. and home to Old West History.
Wake up to a free breakfast, enjoy our indoor pool and keep in touch with complimentary high-speed internet access. Between Black Hills and Devils Tower.
Spot bison, bighorn sheep, black-footed ferrets and prairie dogs as you drive the Badlands Hwy. 240 Loop Road or explore by foot on one of its many hiking trails.
Talk to Black Hills Vacations for help planning your trip, including Mount Rushmore, Historic Deadwood and South Dakota national park vacations.
See the Badlands, Mount Rushmore, Devils Tower, Yellowstone and more on this 2,800 mile all-American road trip.
Fly into the City of Presidents at Rapid City Regional Airport for the most direct route to the Black Hills, Badlands National Park and Mt. Rushmore.
Near Mt. Rushmore in South Dakota, another rock carving in process honors Crazy Horse, the legendary Lakota leader, and his people.
Basecamp in Custer for incredible access to these 7 legendary Black Hills sites including a park where 1,300 bison roam free.
Get an up-close look at 1,300 wild bison and hike dramatic granite spires at this standout state park in the Black Hills near Mount Rushmore.
Stay in rustic homes, log cabins, luxury accommodations, with a clubhouse, swimming pool, and everything in between.
Spend the day doing adrenaline-filled activities for nearly every age including a coaster, zipline ride, 7-D interactive ride, challenge course and cave.
Enjoy stunning views of Mount Rushmore from your private luxury tent in a peaceful location away from the crowds of the parks.
As the world’s third-longest cave, Jewel boasts 182 miles of mapped passages. See something called “cave bacon” when you take the popular Scenic Tour.
Listen to live music, walk in the footsteps of Western legends, watch re-enactments and try your luck in gaming halls in this town full of wild history.
Explore nuclear weapon history near the northeast Pinnacles Entrance to Badlands National Park in South Dakota.
Constructed from 1927-41, the memorial features the faces of four U.S. presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.
Download a PDF region map showing South Dakota and Wyoming parks plus an official map of Badlands National Park.
All aboard! Enjoy a 2-hour, 20-mile ride aboard an authentic steam train between Hill City and Keystone
Outstanding collection of outdoor adventures: alpine slide, scenic chairlift, aerial ropes courses, and the breathtaking new Pinnacle Zipline Tour.
If it wasn’t for ice water, Wall Drug may have just been another casualty of the Great Depression.
Situated on Route 85, the hotel is just minutes from popular attractions such as the Center of Nation Monument.
Learn about the Northern Plains peoples and the role bison have played in North America when you visit this interpretive center founded by Kevin Costner.
When you arrive at the Lodge at Deadwood, you won’t be able to take your eyes off the breathtaking panoramic view of the Black Hills and the high plains of Western South Dakota.
Hot Springs is home to the world-famous Mammoth Site, a Wild Horse Sanctuary, Evans Plunge, Wind Cave National Park, and a watery oases.
There’s more than monuments in this incredible corner of South Dakota. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife.
Journey deep into the Earth on a tour of one of the world’s most complex cave systems and see rare boxwork formations.