Family Activities and Attractions

Family Activities and Attractions in the Black HillsNestled among the prairies of the upper-Midwest, you’ll find majestic granite spires, pine covered peaks and unique rock outcroppings. The Black Hills of South Dakota, home to Mount Rushmore National Memorial, is full of scenery, rich history and tons of family-friendly activities.

The Black Hills region has one of the largest concentrations of public and national parks in the region—from the jagged spires of Badlands National Park to the roaming buffalo of Custer State Park—you can explore real national treasures, outdoor adventures.

Our history ranges from prehistoric times to the Cold War. You’ll also find Wild West, Native American and western heritage at an assortment of museums. A vacation in the Black Hills may only last a week or two, but it is sure to create a lifetime of memories. Make planning easy by booking one of our family fun vacation packages or build your own.

We’ve pulled together a dozen FALL BOGO offers to our world class destination. To take advantage of our budget-stretching deals, your START DATE must be September 3 or later. Book today for travel starting September 2, 2019.

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Historic Adams House - Deadwood SD

Historic Adams House

The Historic Adams House was built in 1892 by Deadwood pioneers Harris and Anna Franklin. Local contemporary press described the home as "the gran...

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Mount Rushmore Audio Tour

Mt Rushmore Audio Tour

The Mount Rushmore Audio Tour is a recorded guide at Mount Rushmore National Memorial incorporating narration, music, interviews, sound effects an...

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Museum at Black Hills Institute - Hill City SD

Museum at Black Hills Institute

The Museum at Black Hills Institute is a modest but incredible natural history museum. Natural history enthusiasts can rest assured; you will find...

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Prairie Homestead Sod House - Philip SD

Prairie Homestead

Journey into the visual memories of what life was like during the homestead days at the Prairie Homestead. Experience the original "green" home j...

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Rushmore Tramway Adventures  - 800ft Zipline - Keystone SD

Rushmore Tramway Adventures

Rushmore Tramway Adventures located in Keystone, SD and only 3 miles from Mt Rushmore National Memorial has upped its game with the 2- acre Aerial Adv...

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South Dakota Railoroad Museum - Hill City

South Dakota State Railroad Museum

The South Dakota State Railroad Museum is located on the grounds of the venerable 1880 TRAIN/Black Hills Central Railroad in Hill City. The Muse...

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Black Hills Caverns - Rapid City SD

Black Hills Caverns

The Black Hills Caverns located outside of the Rapid City South Dakota, were discovered in 1882 by gold seekers, but the Lakota Indians had found str...

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Broken Boot Gold Mine - Deadwood SD

Broken Boot Gold Mine

The Broken Boot Gold Mine, located on upper Main Street in Deadwood, provides underground tours of an authentic 100-year-old gold mine. Courteous ...

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Buffalo Ridge Theater in Custer, SD

Buffalo Ridge Theater

Perfect for an evening out, the Buffalo Ridge Theater puts on a variety of great performances for the entire family to enjoy. Located right on the Buf...

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Deadwood Stagecoach Ride - Deadwood SD

Deadwood Stagecoach

Deadwood Stagecoach 20 minute round trip ride on Deadwood's Historic Main Street with history and information. | Meet on the Corner of Main and Wall ...

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Gordy and Dalyce Presents - Spearfish SD

Gordy and Dalyce presents

A belly full of laughs and cowboy cuisine is what you will get when you join us for an unforgettable, family-friendly evening at High Plains Wes...

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Adams Museum - Deadwood SD

Adams Museum

Deadwood's Adams Museum is the oldest history museum in the Black Hills and ranks #3 among True West magazine's 2009 Top 10 Western Museums. Artif...