Discover adventure and hospitality in Custer, S.D. near Mt. Rushmore

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Buffalo Ridge Adventures rentals in Custer, S.D.

Buffalo Ridge Adventures rentals in Custer, S.D.

Why Go: Rent stand-up paddleboards, mountain bikes and more at Buffalo Ridge Adventures. It's your one-stop shop for adventure in the Black Hills.

Tip: Buffalo Ridge Adventures is located at 339 W. Mount Rushmore. Rd. in Custer.

Sleep in a Treehouse

Why go: You’ll be living one of your wildest childhood dreams when you book a treehouse at Buffalo Ridge Camp Resort. You’ll get your adventure fix without skipping modern amenities since all treehouses are equipped with bathrooms and epic views of the Needles and Black Elk Peak.

Tip: These tree houses were built in 2019, so book early to reserve one.

Stay with Custer Hospitality

Overview of Custer, S.D.

Overview of Custer, S.D.

Why go: With five national chain hotels under its umbrella, Custer Hospitality hotels offer high-quality experiences just minutes from South Dakota’s awe-inspiring national park sites.

Tip: Ask the friendly front desk staff for insider tips on on where to go and what to do.

Camp at Buffalo Ridge Camp Resort

Buffalo Ridge Resort Campground teepees in Custer, S.D.

Stay in one of three teepees at Buffalo Ridge

Why Go: Roast marshmallows to make s’mores at Buffalo Ridge Camp Resort’s 30-acre campground.

Little-known fact: The resort is located next to the iconic 109-mile George S. Mickelson Trail, which offers hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders gentle slopes through ponderosa, pine and spruce forests.

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Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota

Black Hills Vacations Central Reservations

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The monument to mark the Geographic Center of the United States north of Belle Fourche, South Dakota.

Super 8 Belle Fourche in South Dakota

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AmericInn in Belle Fourche. Courtesy photo

AmericInn Lodge and Suites in Belle Fourche, S.D. near the Black Hills

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Wild bison in Custer State Park

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Historic building in Deadwood, S.D.

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Teepee sunset at Wind River Hotel & Casino

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Executive Lodging in Sturgis, S.D. Courtesy photo

Executive Lodging of the Black Hills in Sturgis & Deadwood

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Sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski and Standing Bear in front of a scale model for the rock carving.

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Mountain View Cottage at Jackson Lake Lodge

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