1 . Rushmore Express

Keystone, South Dakota

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Only two miles from the famous Mount Rushmore are the welcoming accommodations at Rushmore Express. Rushmore Express offers guests a variety of options to create the ideal Black Hills experience. Their suites are decorated with a Black Hills theme and rustic relaxation. Each include comfortable amenities and a granite fireplace; family suites include Jacuzzi tubs. Standard guestrooms are cozy and comfortable with hand-crafted log furniture with modern touches. Rushmore Express is the perfect location to explore the Badlands region. Learn about the area and see great sights at Mount Rushmore and Badlands National Parks. Hop the 1880 Train for a historic and scenic ride through the Black Hills. Or, check out the country’s largest mountain carvings at Crazy Horse Memorial. If you would just like to relax and enjoy the outdoors, the Black Hills are the perfect place for some hiking, fishing, and horseback riding. Whether you’re searching for some relaxation or the history of the hills, Rushmore Express is your convenient and warm stay.

Address

320 Old Cemetery Road Keystone, SD 57751

Fun facts

Rushmore Express wants to help you experience the beauty and glory of the Black Hills with their Black Hills National Parks and Monuments Package. Explore the highlights of the area with added perks.

Related Onsite Offerings

During your stay at Rushmore Express enjoy amenities including a fitness center, indoor pool, Jacuzzi, and continental breakfast.

2 . Hisega Lodge

Rapid City, South Dakota

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 733 - 9859

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Make your South Dakota stay at the oldest lodge in the Black Hills, Hisega Lodge. Built in 1909, Hisega Lodge is hidden away in the serenity of the Black Hills, yet it is only minutes from your favorite attractions such as Mount Rushmore, the Badlands, Jewel Cave, the Reptile Gardens, and much more! Of course, you may wish to stay at the lodge and enjoy the relaxation of nature. Hike Mickelson Trail for gorgeous views of the Black Hills or catch some trout while fly fishing Rapid Creek. It’s only a few steps from the lodge. Although the lodge was built in 1909, it continues its history of charm and comfort. The lodge is a fitting place to join family and friends and includes a dining room, common areas, and a library. There are also 10 individually named rooms each with its own individual character. The rooms are simple yet cozy and radiate relaxation. With the creek right out your door, you can enjoy its bubbling sounds along with the peacefulness of nature.

Address

23101 Triangle Trail, Rapid City, South Dakota

Highlights

Because Hisega Lodge is a bed and breakfast, fill up your morning with a complimentary gourmet breakfast.

Getting there

From I-90, take exit 57 and follow the signs for Hwy 44 West. Seven miles west of Rapid City, turn left at Hisega Road and follow the turns to the lodge. The lodge is 14.5 miles from Exit 57. From destinations in the Black Hills, take Hwy 385 to Hwy 44. We’re three miles east of Johnson Siding (turn at the Fireside) and one mile south.

3 . Deadwood Connections

Lead, South Dakota

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 207 - 9342

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Deadwood Connections is the perfect option for an extended stay in the Black Hills. Sprinkled throughout southern South Dakota, Deadwood’s vacation rentals put you near all the attractions and natural beauty you’ve been waiting to experience. With one- to five-bedroom cabins all around, including Terry Peak Ski Area, Boulder Canyon, and Deer Mountain Ski Area, you will be right where you wish to be. Each rental is fixed with full amenities as well as luxuries such as decks and patios, pools, hot tubs, and of course, striking mountain views. While enjoying your Deadwood rental, take some time to visit some of the breathtaking Black Hills attractions and activities. Of course, you can always take to exploring the wilderness. Ski or snowboard through powdery white snow or head to Mickelson Trail for some hiking or biking. Just near Deadwood, some favorite attractions are the Broken Boot Gold Mine and Boot Hill Tours. The Mount Rushmore National Park and Crazy Horse Memorial are also favorites in the area.

Address

717 W. Minnesota St., Rapid City, SD 57701

Average temperature

Deadwood's average summer highs are in the mid 80s while average winter lows are in the teens.

Related Onsite Offerings

Deadwood Connections has your lodging covered for the Sturgis Rally. They have specific rentals available each August to make your Sturgis Rally a lasting memory.

4 . Backroads Inn & Cabins

Rapid City, South Dakota

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Just off the beaten path, away from the sounds of motors and and crowds, is the quiet retreat Backroads Inn and Cabins. Backroads has two locations, both hidden from the hustle and bustle. Enjoy Silver Mountain, set of the original mountain highway, and Echo Valley near Mount Baldy. No matter where you choose to stay, each is home to rustic cabins decorated to match the wooded mountain landscape. Featuring fireplaces and warm, wooden walls, you will feel cozy surrounded by nature. Backroads is the perfect treat if you’re looking to escape. Lounge in the cool morning breeze from your deck while watching the deer and turkeys. Or, rest amongst the sounds of the wooded mountainside while swinging from a hammock. The endless trails are ideal for hiking and biking, and you’ll likely stumble upon great areas for rock climbing. Even though Backroads is a quiet retreat, you are still close to the famous Black Hills attractions such as Mount Rushmore and the Badlands.

Address

13350 Silver Mountain Road, Rapid City, SD 57702

Average temperature

Black Hills weather is always mild. The days are warm and evenings are cool.

Related Onsite Offerings

Both cabin sites include BBQ fire pits, pool, and hot tub.

5 . Newton Fork Ranch

Hill City, South Dakota

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Rediscover a sense of peace and pure relaxation at Newton Fork Ranch. During your stay, expect quiet mornings of sipping coffee and tranquil afternoons beside the fire. Newton Fork Ranch sits beside Newton Fork Creek, and it is only a short hike from Deerfield Lake, where you’ll find a secluded nest for catching rainbow trout. The Mickelson Trail runs through the property and is a beautiful escape through the Black Hills. The ranch is only a short drive from Mount Rushmore National Memorial and other popular attractions as well. Newton Fork Ranch provides guests with a rustic, secluded cabin escape. Their handsomely constructed cabins are set amongst the forests and meadows of the Black Hills. Each of their cabins, found in seven different locations around the ranch, include modern and convenient amenities such as a full kitchen, fireplace, and BBQ grill. There are also two corrals if you choose to bring a horse for exploring the landscape. Escape to Newton Fork Ranch and ease away the tensions and chaos of the daily grind.

Address

12407 Deerfield Rd, Hill City, South Dakota

Extra Stops

Just a half mile from the ranch is Hill City, where you'll find a variety of arts, crafts, and terrific food. Mount Rushmore National Park is only a short 13 miles away as well as many other parks and monuments.

Fun facts

Newton Fork Ranch is a series of old mining claims originally owned by the Harney Peak Tin Mining Company of New York and London, England in the late 1800s.

6 . Deadwood Gulch Gaming Resort

Deadwood, South Dakota

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Try your luck and enjoy the beauty of the Black Hills during your stay at Deadwood Gulch Gaming Resort. Deadwood Gulch is home to a 24-hour casino, where you can indulge in live blackjack tables and an array of new games. And, guests receive free drinks while gaming. If you’re looking for a winning experience, Deadwood Gulch always has new promotions such as blackjack tournaments and concert packages available for a heightened stay. After working up an appetite in the casino, The Creekside Restaurant is a charming dining experience along Whitewood Creek featuring fresh, home-style favorites. In addition to Deadwood Gulch’s grandiose casino and dining, their accommodations and added amenities make for a comfortable and enjoyable stay. Whether you choose a suite or standard room, the neutral and clean decor is calming and warm. Many rooms overlook the passing Whitewood Creek amongst the forest. Mickelson Trail is only a walk across the parking lot, where you can enjoy a scenic and tranquil hike, and Historic Downtown Deadwood is only a short trolley ride away.

Address

304 Cliff Street, Deadwood, SD 57732

Related activities

Looking to host an event? Deadwood Gulch has banquet and convention space as well as specialists to help you plan your event.

Related Onsite Offerings

Added amenities at Deadwood Gulch Gaming Resort include free wireless internet, hot tub, and exercise rooms, as well as a complimentary hot breakfast at Creekside Restaurant with an overnight stay.

7 . Barefoot Resort

Lead, South Dakota

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 424 - 0225

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Located across from the Terry Peak Ski Resort, within the Northern Black Hills, are the cabins and lodging of Barefoot Resort. Barefoot Resort offers guests four lodging options, all surrounded by the scenic treasures of the Black Hills. The Tour Vista Peak Building and Tour Summit View Building both offer one to three bedrooms with kitchens and fireplaces. The Alpine Chalet Cabins and Alpine Villa Building are comfortable choices with stunning views. You’ll feel warm and cozy with natural touches such as stone fireplaces, wood interiors, and modern amenities. Your stay at Barefoot Resort will be complete with beautiful mountain and valley views as well as a plethora of fun no matter what season you visit. The summer months are ideal for exploring the terrain while the winter months, although long and frigid, bring on endless skiing and snowmobiling. The fall and spring are special times to visit, when fresh colors and life abound. Barefoot Resort is only a short drive from popular attractions such as historic Deadwood and Spearfish Canyon.

Address

21111 Barefoot Loop, Lead, South Dakota 57754

Fun facts

Barefoot Resort is named after the old mining claim of the surrounding area, “Little Barefoot.”

Related Onsite Offerings

The Vista Peak Building includes an indoor pool and hot tub as well as an exercise room.

8 . Black Hills Vacation Homes

Lead, South Dakota

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Discover your perfect perch within the Black Hills of South Dakota with Black Hills Vacation Homes. Black Hills Vacation Homes has a variety of unique condos, homes, and townhomes to fit your unique expectations. Stay within the pines and wooded wonders for a secluded adventure or choose a spot where you can share laughs with neighbors. The modern and luxury conveniences of your stay will make you feel right at home. Cozy up next to the fireplace with your favorite read or unwind in the hot tub; you’ll feel refreshed with each breath of clean air. Black Hills Vacation Homes are conveniently located near all your favorite Black Hills attractions and activities. Spot deer, elk, turkeys, and more from the privacy of your cabin or along the Mickelson Trail. Ski the slopes of Terry Peak or Deer Mountain, Or, head to Spearfish Canyon for some fly fishing. Of course, Mount Rushmore, the Crazy Horse Monument, and Devil’s Tower, as well as many other attractions, are right around the corner.

Number of resorts

Black Hills Vacation Homes has over 40 vacation homes for rental and seven condominiums/townhomes for rental.

Related activities

Some cabins and lodges include indoor activities: pool tables, foosball tables, poker tables, air hockey tables, hot tubs, video game systems, and movie and board game collections.

Related Onsite Offerings

All rentals with Black Hills Vacation Homes include towels, bedding, kitchen supplies, and more.

9 . Anchors Away Lodge & Resort

Aberdeen, South Dakota

CALL DIRECT: +1 (605) 226 - 2929

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Head to Anchors Away Lodge and Resort for a quiet and relaxing South Dakota getaway on the shores of Richmond Lake. Anchors Away has four queen rooms, one suite, and two family suites, each with individual baths and wireless internet, providing a comfortable and modern stay. Their lounge is a cozy spot to chat with family and friends or simply unwind with a view overlooking Richmond Lake. The lake is the ideal spot for fishing, pontooning, swimming, and boating. Anchors Away not only has comfortable accommodations, but it is a great place to host an event. From reunions, parties, and meetings, to special events such as anniversaries and rehearsal suppers, Anchors Away welcomes anywhere from 25 to 100 guests. Their restaurant offers a variety of options including burgers, seafood, pasta, and pizza. You’re sure to leave with with a full belly and a smile!

Address

12800 South Shore Drive, Aberdeen, SD 57401

Season

No matter the season or holiday, expect excellent dining specials from the restaurant at Anchors Away. Specials might include lobster tail and tenderloin for Valentine's Day and T-bone steaks for Father's Day.

Highlights

Anchors Away offers daily specials such as all you can eat spaghetti and Two-Fer-Tuesdays.

10 . Presidents View Resort

Keystone, South Dakota

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Begin your Black Hills adventure at the base of Mount Rushmore at Presidents View Resort. Presidents View Resort provides guests with large, quality suites overlooking the historic downtown Keystone or Mount Rushmore National Memorial! Each suite includes a spacious living area, a kitchen and dining area, a fireplace, and a balcony with a sitting area for enjoying the view. Because Presidents View Resort is at the base of Mount Rushmore, it is only minutes from all of the popular Black Hills attractions such as Crazy Horse and Custer State Park. Visitors to the resort enjoy the endless outdoor fun you can only enjoy in the Black Hills. From fishing to hiking to hot air ballooning, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! In addition to its ideal location, the resort offers a heated indoor pool and hot tub as well as buffet-style dining from breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as home-style menu choices.

Address

106 Highway 16a, Keystone, South Dakota

Number of resorts

Presidents View Resort is a part of the Mount Rushmore Resorts that also includes Washington Inn and Suites and White House Resort. All are located in Keystone, South Dakota.

Highlights

At Presidents View Resort, kids and pets stay for free!

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