Things to Do

Our Favorite Attractions:

Bear Country USA: Kim’s ” I love to watch the baby bears grow up throughout the summer”

Crazy Horse Memorial: Come see the progress, spend the money to go to the top you will not regret it and what a view!

Mt Rushmore Memorial: Come in the afternoon and take a hike around the mountain, have dinner, then watch the lighting of the faces at dusk. All active military and veterans are asked to assist with the flag folding ceremony.

Our Favorite Restaurants:

Oggie’s Sports Bar and Deadwood Grille located in the Deadwood Lodge

Alpine Inn located on main street Hill City, the luncheon menu boasts both ethnic European and contemporary dishes. The famous streamlined evening menu features filet mignon and homemade desserts. Bring cash as they do not accept credit cards

Lucky 13 in Spearfish

Our Favorite Free Attractions:

Story Book Island in Rapid City

Historic Fish Hatchery Spearfish

Spearfish Canyon: Bridal Veil Falls, Roughlock Falls and Falls at Savoy

Dinosaur Park in Rapid City

Shooting of Wild Bill May 24-Sept 8th at Saloon #10 in Deadwood 1, 3, 5, and 7 pm Tuesday-Sunday, capture of Wild Bill in front of the saloon at 7:30

Re-enactments on Main Street Deadwood May 24-Sept 8th 2, 4 and 6 pm on Main Street Deadwood

Open Cut Mine in Lead An Observation Deck is open to the public to view the historic Open Cut and the original claim of the Homestake Mining Company back in 1876. A short free informative film based on the Homestake Gold Mine, historic and educational memorabilia throughout the Center

Stavkirke is an exact copy of the famous 830 -year-old Borgund Church in Norway located in Rapid City. The church features intricate wood carvings, strange dragon heads and pegged construction that make it as beautiful as it is unusual.

City of Presidents is a series of life-sized bronze statues on street corners throughout Historic Downtown Rapid City.

Museum of Geology at the School of Mines in Rapid City

Outdoor Campus West in Rapid City

Mt Roosevelt near Deadwood

Wall Drug

Midnight Star in Deadwood browse around the casino and Sport’s bar for Kevin Costner memorabilia

Celebrity Casino and Museum

Nelson’s Garage Car and Motorcycle Museum located in a Deadwood casino features automobiles from well-known movies and television shows

Spearfish Creek, grab a picnic and take the family to this beautiful creekside park in Spearfish, located next to the Historic Fish Hatchery.

Our Favorite Hiking and Biking Trails:

Mickelson Trail: 109 miles with several trailheads $3/daily pass or $15/annual pass

Harney Peak:

Our Favorite Caves:

Jewel Cave: make reservations

Rent a Bike:

Dead Wheels Bike Rentals