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South Dakota Air & Space Museum
2890 Rushmore Drive, Ellsworth AFB SD 57706
605-385-5189
www.sdairandspacemuseum.com

Available mid-May to mid-September
50 minute guided bus tour of Ellsworth Air Force Base
Bus Tour Requirements

Valid Drivers License, Military ID, Passport or State issued ID required for passengers 18 and older. Bus tours are conducted on EAFB. Due to security requirements all bus tour guests will be required to pass a security check before being allowed to go on the base. Tour is not handicapped accessible, guests must be able descend and climb 30 stairs.

Dinosaur Museum
8973 S Hwy 16 Rapid City SD 57702
605-342-8140
Fax: 402-562-5478
https://www.facebook.com/thedinosaurmuseumsd/about/?entry_point=page_nav_about_item

The Dinosaur Museum is located adjacent to Reptile Gardens at 8973 S Highway 16 in Rapid City, South Dakota. Inside the dinosaur exhibit, you will see over 98 ancient reptiles from more than 65 species, learn more in our educational movies theatre, have the opportunity to make your way through our famous mirror maze, and even try your hand at digging for fossils!

We offer a picnic tables for any special event and are happy to help with any special requests. For booking information please call us directly.

Pets: Yes
Crazy Horse Memorial
12151 Avenue of the Chiefs, Crazy Horse, SD 57730-8900
605-673-4681
www.crazyhorsememorial.org

Crazy Horse Memorial is the world's largest mountain carving in progress, between Custer & Hill City on Hwy 16/385, The Crazy Horse Memorial Hwy. Sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski & Lakota Chief Henry Standing Bear officially started Crazy Horse Memorial June 3, 1948. The Memorial's mission is to honor the culture, tradition & living heritage of North American Indians.

Rushmore Borglum Story
324 Winter St, Keystone, SD 57751
605-666-4448
www.rushmoreborglum.com

An exciting tour for the whole family! The world of Gutzon Borglum, sculptor of Mt. Rushmore. Make sure your family enjoys the full Rushmore experience. Become part of the carving years. Museum Gift shop - quality selections. Hwy. 16A on the "Strip" in Keystone. Open May through early October. A Family-Approved Attraction.

Keystone Historical Museum
410 3rd Street, PO Box 177, Keystone, SD 57751
605-666-4494
www.keystonehistory.com

Visit and feel the splendor of the 1890 Victorian Schoolhouse in Keystone! Keystone was developed through the gold rush of the late 1890's. The Historical Keystone Museum houses displays of local Keystone history including mining and the making of Mt Rushmore collectibles. It also houses the collectibles of Carrie Ingalls of "Little House on the Prairie" fame. She lived most of her adult life in Keystone. The museum is free. The Keystone Historical Society manages the museum and the Keystone Historical Walking Tour with 21 sign sites throughout the community of Keystone. The walking tour is also free. Brochures available at the Chamber. 

Holy Terror Mini Golf
609 Hwy 16A, Keystone, SD 57751
605-666-5170
www.holyterrorminigolf.com

Challenging, yet fun! The 18-hole mini golf course rises up a 50 foot steep hillside, and then descends back down the slope. The first and eighteenth holes are unified by a gold mining display and rushing water that flows over a waterwheel and into a millpond. Three types of artificial turf simulate fairways, sand traps and rough will add to the realistic experience that only Holy Terror can offer!

1880 Train
103 Winter St. Keystone, SD 57751
605-574-2222
www.1880train.com

All Aboard the 1880 Train. It's historic, it's authentic, and it's fun. Travel through the Black Hills from Keystone to Hill City and back again. It's a journey back in time!

The Mammoth Site
1800 W. Hwy 18 Bypass, Hot Springs, SD 57747
605-745-6017
www.mammothsite.com

Imagine visiting an Ice Age museum filled with huge fossils as they were uncovered! Imagine walking the edges of a 26,000 year old sinkhole where mammoths, bears, lions and wolves once walked. See exhibits such as a full-sized Columbian mammoth replica, a walk-in bone shelter and skeletons of now extinct carnivores - the giant short-faced bear and the American lion. A kid's activity area offers young scientists hands-on learning while one floor below the laboratory windows provide a "behind the scenes" glimpse of the scientific work conducted on-site. The Mammoth Site is open year around with guided tours. Self-guided tours are available in Dutch, English, French, German, Russian, Italian and Japanese. Call us for group rates.

Custer State Park
13329 US Highway 16A, Custer, SD 57730
605-255-4515
www.custerstatepark.com

Custer State Park is a 71,000 acre vacation paradise located south of Keystone. The park features 1,300 free roaming buffalo, the famous Needles Highway and Iron Mountain Road. Eight campgrounds with 330 sites, 50 camper cabins and four historic full service lodges with cabins, lodge and motel rooms. Explore lakes, streams, hiking, biking, and Park Naturalist programs.

National Presidential Wax Museum
619 Hwy 16A, Keystone, SD 57751
605-666-4455
www.presidentialwaxmuseum.com

Beneath the watchful gaze of Mount Rushmore in the beautiful Black Hills sits the National Presidential Wax Museum. Visitors gain insight into our nation's democracy through life-size, realistic wax figures depicting our country's most shaping experiences in dramatic historical settings. Recapture the spirit of patriotism as you witness the evolution of American democracy represented by all 44 presidents. Enjoy a self-guided hour-long tour of 96 wax figures in this amazing collection.

Rushmore Helicopters, Inc
103 Hwy 16A, Keystone, SD 57751
605-666-5580
www.coptertours.com

The best way to see Mt. Rushmore is by helicopter. Rushmore Helicopters offers 6 tour packages ranging from $49 per person to $229 per person. Sites that can be seen include Harney Peak, Custer State Park, Crazy Horse Monument, Cathedral Spires, Needles Highway & so much more.

Palmer Gulch Stables
12620 Hwy 244 Hill City Sd
605-574-3412
http://www.ridesouthdakota.com

For over 50 years The Stables at Palmer Gulch has provided fun trail rides into the most beautiful places in the Black Hills National Forest.
Guided rides are offered multiple times daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day
The chuck wagon supper is an open-air show that takes place in a remote mountain meadow.
You’ll choose to ride to the show on a good saddle horse OR on a horse drawn covered wagon.
You’ll enjoy a real cowboy music show performed by local ranchers. Watch a real Dutch Oven cook grill Dakota grown beef steaks over an aspen-wood camp fire and enjoy delicious side dishes prepared fresh right off the Chuck Wagon.
The Stables at Palmer Gulch is just minutes from Rapid City, Deadwood and Custer State Park! Centrally located 5 miles west of Mt. Rushmore and Keystone.

Pets: no
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