Did you know that the largest underground gold mine lies in South Dakota? And that the world’s greatest mountain carving is also found here? Underground, at ground level or on a mountaintop, a visitor here is sure to have a great time.
A trip to the world’s only Corn Palace is a great way to start. Here friendly guides will take you on a free tour of the place. There are also displays on the Corn Palace, how different colors of corn are grown and of course, souvenirs to buy.
Crazy Horse is the world’s largest mountain sculpture and is a tribute to the heroes of the Indian Americans. The Black Hills Caves have the largest variety of rock formations found anywhere in the world. The passageways inside the caves are also among the largest. A trip here is incomplete without seeing the Mount Rushmore National Memorial that features the faces of four exalted American Presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. There are guided walks and interpretive programs to help you enjoy the trip.
A visit to Deadwood, a national historic landmark, takes you back in time. Authentically recreated to reflect a town at the turn of the 19th century, you can relive the experiences of all the famous, particularly infamous people, who left a mark on the town!
Move on to Falls Park, also known as Sioux Falls, to take in the natural beauty of Big Sioux River along with a history of the place. Talking of water, you must visit the Missouri River to enjoy the natural attraction. There are many recreational activities on offer like biking, hiking, camping, besides deep fishing and sailing.
If you enjoy drives, take the road to enjoy some scenic byways. The Native American Scenic Byway takes one through prairie land to the heart of the great Sioux nation. The rugged country offers breathtaking views and you are sure to find an abundance of wildlife. The Peter Norbeck National Scenic Byways offers some spectacular views and stunning scenery. Besides this, the Wildlife Loop provides you with a view of rolling grassland and rolling hills with many wildlife species that are commonly seen.
With an abundance of mountains and water bodies, it is a great place for some rock climbing, mountain climbing, hunting, swimming, kayaking and boating. No trip would be complete without a visit to pick up some quaint souvenirs and keepsakes and South Dakota is no exception.
We are sorry but at the present time we do not have any holiday rentals available in South Dakota.