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From monuments to wildlife and landscapes.

See large herds of buffalo, wild mustangs and burros. The world’s largest collection of reptiles. Choose from six theme and amusement parks. Witness the unearthing of prehistoric mammoths and visit dinosaur exhibits. See Old West shootouts. Take in a cowboy supper and music show.

Monumental works of man and nature – the Black Hills contain a plethora of national and state parks, monuments, memorials and scenic byways.

The highways and scenic byways, as well as an extensive network of backcountry lanes, make the Black Hills and Badlands of western South Dakota a driver’s delight.

The Black Hills and Badlands region of western South Dakota is an outdoor recreational paradise, covering over 10,000 square miles of vast prairies, grasslands, badlands landscapes, and rugged mountains. Year round opportunities abound, and beg to be explored and experienced.

You don't need a car to have a great vacation here. We have ample options of sightseeing services that pick up at your hotel or campground for excursions into the beautiful Black Hills or Badlands. The region is easy to navigate but if you want the chance to be chauffeured and fully immersed in t

We all are South Dakotans; but not all of us are rodeo cowboys or deer hunters! Life is nicely rounded out by a surprisingly diverse venue of fine arts: museums, galleries, symphonies, rock concerts, sculpture, painting, quilting, handicrafts, festivals, and local history and heritage.

If you're asking yourself where and what to eat...

Travelers to South Dakota are dazzled by the scenery… but you’ll also be surprised by the variety of items that invite a shopping spree.

If you like taking risks but you’re not quite up to climbing a 7,500-foot mountain or skydiving, gambling in South Dakota may be just the vacation fun you are looking for!

The 2018 South Dakota Vacation Guide is a 265-page, full-color traveler's guide to South Dakota.