Black Hills Vacations & COVID-19

South Dakota is Open for Business

When it is right for you, our Great Faces and Great Places of South Dakota are ready to welcome you.  Our team is here to help you plan an awesome vacation!


South Dakota does not have any travel restrictions in place for visitors.  Our tourism businesses and attractions, national and state parks, hotels, motels, campgrounds, restaurants, retailers, and towns are open for business.


We continue to prioritize safety by following CDC guidelines. If you have questions about COVID-19 in South Dakota, please visit or the South Dakota Department of Tourism.

  • Note some trip routes through tribal lands may be closed and alternatives needed. Check  or call 5-1-1 for up-to-date road information. 


South Dakota’s Governor Kristi Noem’s message is the same today as it was when she announced her Back to Normal Plan on April 28, 2020:  Use common sense,  handwashing, & STAY HOME IF YOU ARE SICK.  One year later, South Dakota ranks third among states for the percentage of their poplation that has been fully vaccinated againgst COVID-19 at 22.19%, according to the CDC.


“In challenging times, everyone has a role.  Some roles are complex, and some roles are simple.  If we all do our part, we can get through this together,” Mayor Dave Ruth, Deadwood.




Need help? We are here for you seven days a week. Our number one priority is to help you with your travel plans. Who knows, you might even want to stay longer! 1.866.601.5103