Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Black Elk Peak
Badlands National Park
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Winter is here in the Black Hills – book your Winter Road Trip now!
Explore Winter Activities
Vacation memories are some of the most precious for families. Kids and parents alike love exploring the Black Hills and Badlands of South Dakota.
Monuments Tour in Winter
Stay in Deadwood or Lead. Visit Mount Rushmore, Custer State Park and Crazy Horse Memorial with Discovery Tours.
Fall, Winter, Spring, Or Summer… we have the lodging for you….
Stay right on the trails!
We offer seven modern cabins and a studio above the business, located right on the Black Hills Snowmobile trail system on Trail #1
Located on lower Main St
First Deadwood Cottages
Features four uniquely-themed Deadwood accommodations, designed for couples, families, and groups, who are looking for a relaxed and cozy atmosphere.
Year Round Cabin Rentals
Black Hills Retreats
Find a vacation home or cabin rental in the central Black Hills to fit your needs.
Stay in a luxury suite downtown
Suites at Gold Dust
Conveniently located in downtown Deadwood overlooking historic Main Street. Newly renovated suites with a chic modern vibe.
Overlook Main Street Deadwood
Features a King bed and futon sofa. Windows overlooking all the action on Deadwood’s Historic Main Street.
May 17, 2024 – Deadwood Hops and Hogs
Craft beer lovers will enjoy Deadwood’s finest at this festival. Enjoy craft beer paired with samples of unique bacon dishes on May 17th & 18th, 2024. Ticket holders receive an event pass, tasting card, schedule and an open container cup.
Once the event begins, attendees taste at locations on that day’s schedule during designated hours. Tickets are valid for both Friday and Saturday. A list of craft brews served at each business will be listed closer to the event date. Tickets are $60 and will be limited to 600 sold. The event has sold out in prior years, so get your tickets early!
VIP tickets will be available that will allow VIP ticket holders to sample rare and hard-to-find brews at special locations in Deadwood. These tickets are $110 and are limited to 100. VIP ticket holders will also receive all the benefits of the regular ticket holder.
May 26th, 2024 – Back When They Bucked
PRCA “Back When They Bucked” is back for the fourth consecutive year, May 26, 2024. We are looking forward to hosting this elite event again in the unique, rustic, old west setting of the Days of 76 Event Complex, Deadwood, SD,. The WLF and Naja Shrine of Deadwood are excited to partner for this annual Back When They Bucked Fundraiser.
Sunday, May 26, 2024 | Day’s of 76 Arena Complex
10am MT – WPRA Ladies’ Breakaway Roping Long Round
2pm MT– South Dakota High School Rodeo Breakaway and Saddle Bronc Match
3pm MT – Xtreme Saddle Bronc Match & WPRA Breakaway Roping Short Round
June 7th & 8th, 2024 – Deadwood PBR
Bear witness to the wildest ride in the West at the Annual Deadwood PBR Event!
Get ready to experience heart-pounding action, daring feats, and cowboy courage at its finest in the iconic town of Deadwood, South Dakota. Mark your calendars for the second week of June for the 4th stop on the King of the North Showdown series, when the rugged spirit of the Wild West comes alive in a spectacle like no other.
July 21st to 27th, 2024 – 102nd Annual Days of ’76 Rodeo
Since 1998, the Days of ’76 Rodeo has been honored with the Rodeo Committee of the Year award 19 times. The Days of ’76 is also a 16-time winner of the Badlands Circuit Rodeo of the Year award and was inducted into the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame in July 2011.
General Admission Tickets on SALE: Monday February 12, 2024.
Reserved and VIP Seating on SALE: April 1, 2024.
VIP Roughstock Deck: ONLY sold at the ticket booth during the week of the Days of ’76
Things to love about visiting the black hills
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Cross this majestic monument off your bucket list.Learn More
Come for the Rally. Stay to see everything else.Learn More
Black Hills Events
Find tickets and event information.Learn More
Go west and get wild in this historic mountain town.Learn More
National & State Parks
See Badlands National Park, Custer State Park and more.Learn More
Come and check out summer events here in the Black Hills in the beautiful and historic town of Deadwood South Dakota.
South Dakota’s Great 8
The Black Hills of South Dakota and Yellowstone National Park are bucket list destinations. Together they make for a great American road trip. Explore South Dakota’s Great 8 and Yellowstone with this seven-day trip itinerary.
Native American Culture Tour
Native American culture is rich in the Black Hills. Learn about the heritage of the Great Sioux Nation, as you explore Crazy Horse Memorial®, the Oglala Lakota College, Bear Butte State Park and the Journey Museum.
Spearfish Canyon of Colors
Take in one of the Black Hills’ most colorful locales with this trek through Spearfish Canyon. No matter the time of year, you’ll find beautiful waterfalls, picturesque views, and charming local restaurants and breweries.
Your Black Hills Expert
As the official central reservation company for the Black Hills and Badlands, our friendly travel agents live here and know the best local sights and stops for a vacation you’ll never forget. Packages from Black Hills Vacations are perfect for families, outdoor enthusiasts, special event travel and more. From airline tickets to lodging, car rentals and shuttles, one click or one call does it all.
Request a Vacation Guide
Black Hills Vacations offers free vacation guides from a variety of communities. Get an insider view of attractions around South Dakota, things to do in Deadwood or a guide to Black Hills campgrounds and cabins. Choose the guide you want, and we’ll send you a printed guide in two to three weeks.
See South Dakota’s great faces and great places with trip ideas in every region.
Hotels, gaming, wild west shoot outs and more – that’s how you Do Deadwood.
Explore the Region
A Black Hills vacation is central to hundreds of scenic monuments, parks, restaurants and attractions. Start planning your trip by getting the lay of the land – literally. Browse Black Hills maps to pick your perfect vacation spot that’s central to everything you want to experience.