Attractions

Looking for something to do? These attractions are sure to cure your boredom blues.

Monuments

South Dakota may be the Mount Rushmore State, but there are more monuments to see than just the Great Faces.

Lakes

Boating, fishing, swimming, and cliff jumping. What more could you ask for in a lake day?

Hikes

Lace up you boots, grab your backpack, and head outdoors for some fresh air and inspiring views.

Restaurants

From fine dining to dives, South Dakota is filled with great places to eat.

Breweries

Ale, lager, stout, pilsner, porter. Find out what is brewing in SoDak.

Wineries

From vine to glass. Discover the delicious varieties and flavors of South Dakota wines.

Museums

Mining, movies, mammoths, and more. There is something for everyone in South Dakota’s many museums.

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Mount Rushmore
Mount Rushmore

Peaking through the rolling pines of the Black Hills is the famous faces of South Dakota. The four presidents of Mount Rushmore have gazed across the treetops for over 75 years b...

Buffalo in Custer State Park
Custer State Park

If you are looking for the ultimate outdoor adventure, you can find it in Custer State Park. Camping, hiking, fishing, birding, and more. This state park offers thousands of acres of prairie, mountains, and lands to...

Crazy Horse
Crazy Horse Memorial

Commissioned by Chief Henry Standing Bear, the Crazy Horse Memorial was built to let the world know that "the Red Man has great heroes also".  The mission of the Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation has been to protect and preserve the culture, t...

D.C. Booth Fish Hatchery
D.C. Booth Fish Hatchery

The D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery was constructed to propagate, stock, and establish trout populations in the Black Hills of South Dakota...

Badlands stacked rocks
Badlands National Park

Stepping into the desolate landscape of Badlands National Park is like finding yourself on a whole different planet. Wind and water have eroded the hills down to jagged pinnacles and spires unlike anything else you have every seen. But even in ...

Black Hills
Welcome to the Black Hills

Vacationing in the Black Hills of South Dakota is a one of a kind experience. The forests of the Hills provide visitors with all of the outdoor leisure activities that they could hope for in a picturesque landscape. The charming towns offer a u...

Top Attractions

D.C. Booth Fish Hatchery

Did you know that many of the fish that are in your local lakes and rivers actually were spawned in hatcheries? D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery & Archives is a great place to learn about the life cycle of trout and the rich heritage of the American fishery workers. Open raceways and an underwater viewing area allow you to get up close and personal with the fish as they grow from juvenile to full grown adults. Free admission. Visit our website for more information.

Reptile Gardens

Guinness World Record holder for the world’s largest reptile collection, Reptile Gardens is not only home to a wide variety of reptiles, but amphibians, birds, and live plants as well. Celebrating their 80th anniversary this year, Reptile Gardens invites you and your family to enjoy a stroll in their unique gardens.

The Mammoth Site

Enter the world of the last Ice Age! With the largest concentration of unearthed mammoths in the world, the Mammoth Site in Hot Springs offers visitors the rare opportunity to experience a working indoor paleontological dig. Walk the edges of the sinkhole where over 85 species of animal, including camels, wolves, giant short-faced bears, and mammoth, have been uncovered. This is a journey that will take you and your family back in time.

Black Hills Tourist Info

Lake Pactola at Sunset

Your travel and vacation plans come alive when you enter the majestic Black Hills. Visit Mount Rushmore or view the Crazy Horse Memorial. Take a trip through Custer State Park. Or experience the annual Sturgis motorcycle rally. Discover what the hills have to offer and take your vacation to new heights.

South Dakota Video Tours

Chris and Jake - South Dakota Video Tours

South Dakota is filled with thrilling attractions, delicious food, and cozy accommodations. Chris and Jake are on a mission to capture and share them all. Follow this quirky duo as they explore all of the places to eat, play, & sleep so you can plan your perfect vacation. Watch hundreds of videos on all of the places you want to visit.

Mount Rushmore Tourist Info

Mount Rushmore

There is so much more to South Dakota than Mount Rushmore. After you visit the presidential monument, be sure to check out the surrounding area. You’ll find so many things to do, places to stay, and things to see just minutes from South Dakota’s largest attraction.