Activities

Planning a trip and looking for Black Hills things to do? You’ve got plenty to choose from, no matter the season! This region is full of fun things to do, whether you’re interested in getting out in nature, learning about some fascinating local history, seeing some of the nation’s most recognizable landmarks, or picking up a unique souvenir. Our conveniently located Black Hills cabin rentals make it easy to explore the area and craft your itinerary just the way you like it.

Since there are so many family-friendly things to do in the Black Hills, this is one vacation destination that your whole group is sure to enjoy. Get started with an early tee time at a local golf course, go fishing or hunting to get in touch with the great outdoors, or explore landmarks like Mount Rushmore or the Crazy Horse Memorial. There are tons of Black Hills activities to enjoy no matter what your interests are.

To make sure you can take full advantage of all these fun Black Hills things to do, you'll want to stay in a cabin rental that is conveniently located and is full of handy amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Executive Lodging is proud to offer affordable and cozy cabin rentals in the Black Hills, perfect for enjoying all of these activities and so much more! Our team of dedicated locals is here to answer any questions you might have or to help you plan the best Black Hills activities to do while you're in town. Ready to learn more and to plan the vacation of your dreams? Contact us today to get started!


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Free Attractions in the Black Hills

Story Book Island in Rapid City D.C. Booth Historic Fish Hatchery Spearfish Spearfish Canyon: Bridal Veil Falls, Roughlock Falls and Falls at Savoy Spearfish Canyon: Devils Bathtub Dinosaur Park in Rapid City Shooting of Wild Bill Reenactments in Deadwood Open Cut... Read more

Our Favorite Hiking and Biking Trails

Mickelson Trail: 109 miles with several trailheads. $4/day or $15/annual pass-they can be purchased at the trailheads, online, or at the Deadwood Visitor Center Black Elk Peak/Harney Peak: The highest point in South Dakota known as Harney Peak was renamed... Read more

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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... Read more

Hiking in the Black Hills

Our Favorite Black Hills Hiking and Adventures Information Mickelson Trail: 109 miles with several trailheads $3/daily pass or $15/annual pass Black Elk Peak/Harney Peak: The highest point in South Dakota known as Harney Peak for over 150 years, was renamed... Read more

Akela Spa of Deadwood

For every service booked, receive the use of the Akela Garden for 1/2 price at Akela Spa. Reconnect with yourself at the Black Hills only destination day spa, Akela Spa of Deadwood. Relax and feel the spirit of the hills.... Read more

Unparalleled Skiing at Terry Peak

Black Hills Winter Sports “Delight in a frosty frolic while skiing, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, snowboarding, skating, or ice fishing. With more than 1,500 miles of trails, statewide, we’re one of the nation’s top snowmobiling destinations. South Dakota is... Read more

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Everything You Need to Know About Mickelson Trail

Looking for some Black Hills family-friendly things to do on your next trip to South Dakota? If so, then the Mickelson Trail should be the first thing on your list. Here, we will discuss the trail in terms of what... Read more

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Area Bike Shops/Rentals

Learn more about the 109 mile Mickelson Trail, which features easy access for all ages and abilities. Deadwood Dead Wheels Bike Rentals rents bikes for the Mickelson Trail and exploring Historical Sites in Deadwood. Visit their website to learn more! Deadwood... Read more

ATV’s in the Black Hills

Black Hills ATV’sNorthern Hills ATV Map Trail Permits RENTALS Black Hills Off-Road Rentals (South of Deadwood off Hwy 385) 605-584-4777 Black Hills ATV Rentals (South of Deadwood on Hwy 385) 605-584-1700 Mad Mountain Rentals (South of Deadwood on Hwy 385)... Read more

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Snowmobile Rentals

The Black Hills has approx. 350 miles of designated and groomed trails for snowmobiles that are maintained by a full time grooming staff. Read more