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
Cultural & Theme Tours

Southern Black Hills Parks and Monuments Tour - Mt Rushmore and more!

The ultimate Black Hills day trip! See all the "must-sees" in one day in the comfort of a high-top Mercedes Sprinter Van or luxury SUV.  An 8:30am pick up starts your small group tour, as we take a scenic drive to the first stop, iconic Mt Rushmore National Memorial! The rest of the day takes you to the best of the Black Hills: Crazy Horse MemorialCuster State Park; Sylvan Lake, Needles Hwy and Wildlife loop (including picnic lunch). Iron Mountain Road Roughly 8:30am - 4:30pm (depending on how many Bison we see!). Free pick up from your Rapid City or Keystone accommodation.
8 hours
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
Walking & Biking Tours

Southern Black Hills Bicycle Tour

This spectacular road ride features biking along some of the most scenic roads in the Black Hills; roads designed for the sole purpose of enjoyment. Ride through rock tunnels with views of Mt. Rushmore, down spiraling "pigtail bridges," and descend through the towering granite spires on Needles Highway. This tour is an all day bike tour, departing in the morning from Rapid City, with complimentary hotel pickup in Rapid City or along the way, and includes bike rental, helmet, and refreshments.  It is customizable as far as route and distance.
8 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Badlands Day Tour

Take a step back in time and discover Badlands National Park. Imagine an underwater world forming into a lush forest and then into the rugged water and wind swept land it is today! On this tour you will visit the incredible Badlands National Park, Minute Man Missile National Historic Site and Visitors Center, and Wall Drug.
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
Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Days of '76 Museum Admission

The Days of ’76 Museum commemorates the history of the award-winning Days of '76 Celebration and rodeo.  The museum features exceptional displays of carriages, firearms, American Indian artifacts, and illustrates Deadwood’s enduring friendship with Buffalo Bill Cody.  The self-guided tour is anywhere from 45 minutes to two hours.  
1 hour
Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Adams House Museum Admission

The Historic Adams House, a fully restored Queen-Anne style mansion, recounts the tragedies and triumphs of two of Deadwood's founding families. The stained glass windows, modern 19th century indoor plumbing and electricity, telephone service, and original furnishings chronicle Deadwood’s transition from a raucous mining camp into a prosperous and technologically rich city.  The Adams House offers guided tours of the beautiful 1892 Victorian home.  The tour are approximately 45 minutes and run every hour.  
1 hour
Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

National Presidential Wax Museum

Located in the beautiful Black Hills of Keystone, South Dakota and only minutes from Mount Rushmore, the National Presidential Wax museum is an exciting experience for the whole family. Here, you can meet over 100 lifelike wax figures, including all 45 U.S. presidents.
2 hours
Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Cosmos Mystery Area Admission

Located amongst the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota, the Cosmos Mystery Area is a unique, family friendly attraction. Guests can enjoy a 30 minute tour that displays how mystery, comedy, and science collide as they participate in hands-on experiments and educational entertainment.
30 minutes