Day Trips & Excursions

Mount Rushmore Black Hills 7-Hour Scenic Tour with Lunch

Experience the Black Hills on this 7-hour Mt. Rushmore National Memorial tour. Enjoy lunch at the famed Carver’s Marketplace, located at Mt. Rushmore. See Crazy Horse Memorial, the largest mountain carving in the Black Hills. Travel the captivating Iron Mountain Road. Visit Custer State Park with its pigtail bridges, magnificent Black Hills scenery, and tunnels that frame Mt. Rushmore in the distance.
9 hours
Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Black Hills Hot Air Balloon Ride

Enjoy a spectacular hot air balloon ride over the beautiful and historic Black Hills of South Dakota with a complimentary Champagne toast! You'll experience a 1-hour flight at sunrise in one of the most scenic places in the world. A souvenir flight certificate and postcard is also included in this tour. Allow about three hours for the experience, from start to finish.
1 hour
Multi-day & Extended Tours

TWO DAY FALL TOUR SPECIAL - Buffalo Roundup and Northern Hills Change of Colors

DAY 1 -  Buffalo Roundup&Arts Festival 9/28/2018Custer State Park in the beautiful Black Hills of western South Dakota is full of lush forests, quiet and serene meadows, and majestic mountains. This 71,000-acre state park is also home to one of the world's largest publicly-owned bison herds 1,300 strong. Each fall, the ground rumbles & the dust flies as cowboys, cowgirls and park crews saddle up to bring in the thundering herd. DAY 2 - Northern Hills/Spearfish Canyon 9/29/2018Spearfish Canyon, where four ecosystems meet; trees and plants from Rocky Mountains, Eastern Woodlands, Northern Forests and Great Plains areas can be found here.This canyon provides breathtaking beauty with thousand-foot-high limestone/sandstone palisades in shades of brown, pink and gray and three amazing waterfalls and amazing variety of colors. 
9 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Winter Mt Rushmore Safari Tour

This Safari Tour offers unparalleled picturesque wildlife viewing and you'll learn the region's history from our experienced guides. The tour makes frequent stops for photo ops and restroom breaks. The vehicles provide excellent viewing and tops open/close to adjust to Black Hills weather. The most you can see of the Southern Hills in one day . . . tour includes: fees, bottled water, snacks and lunch. Flexible itinerary designed around your interest decide when to go and how long to stay.
7 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

BUFFALO ROUND UP TOUR!! Once a year Special Event!

Join us for Custer State Park's Annual Buffalo Roundup - A must-see event during your time in the Black Hills! Join the 20,000 people who come out to the park to witness the true wild west as the 1,300+ bison stampede their way over the hill sides for the once a year round up! See the cowboys in action as they brand, sort and vaccinate Custer State Park's favorite wild residents. The fun continues after the roundup as we move to the State Game Lodge for the 25th Annual Buffalo Roundup Arts Festival. All park entrance fees and a light breakfast, morning beverages and a viewing chair are included. 
1 day