Family Activities and Attractions

Family Activities and Attractions in the Black HillsWe call it the new rolling normal! After extensive research and new protocols in place, our Black Hills attractions are welcoming guests back in a safe and strategic manner. Check out our BOGO offers!

You'll love exploring our Black Hills of South Dakota, home to Mount Rushmore National Memorial.  The Black Hills 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 and 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.

 

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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 som...

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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 Museum'...

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Trial of Jack McCall - Deadwood SD

Trial of Jack McCall

 The Trial of Jack McCall is based on the impromptu trial which actually took place in the mining camp of Deadwood after “Crooked Nose&rdqu...

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Watiki Waterpark - Rapid City SD

WaTiki Waterpark

Experience the largest indoor waterpark resort in the Dakotas! With 30,000 sq. ft. of waterpark, arcade concessions, your family won't find mor...

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Badlands National Park - Badlands SD

Badlands National Park

The Badlands National Park, or "mako sica" as it is known to the Lakota people, is a place of mystery, spirituality and natural beauty. Loca...

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Black Hills Mining Museum - Lead SD

Black Hills Mining Museum

Welcome to the Black Hills Mining Museum, located in the mile-high city of Lead. Our non-profit educational corporation is dedicated to the preservati...

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Broken Boot Gold Mine - Deadwood SD

Broken Boot Gold Mine

In the spring of 1876, the call of GOLD led a flood of miners, merchants, muleskinners and madams to sweep into Deadwood Gulch. The intriguing story o...

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Days of 76 Museum - Historic Deadwood SD

Days of 76 Museum

The Days of '76 began as a way to honor Deadwood's first pioneers - the prospectors, miners, muleskinners and madams who poured into the Black...

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Deadwood Stagecoach Pickup Location

Deadwood Stagecoach

One of the most recognizable and historic Old West icons in existence is the famous Deadwood Stagecoach.  Deadwood Alive continues the legacy ...

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The National Presidential Wax Museum - Keystone SD

National Presidential Wax Museum

Beneath the watchful gaze of Mount Rushmore in the beautiful Black Hills is the National Presidential Wax Museum. Visitors gain insight into our natio...

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Palmer Gulch Chuckwagon Ride - Hill City SD

Palmer Gulch Stables, Chuck Wagon Supper and Show

TRAIL RIDES (must call to reserve): Palmer Gulch Stables is the only barn of this kind to hold a riding permit in the NORBECK WILDLIFE PRESERVE. ...

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more Tramway Adventures - 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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