We offer year round tours for any size group. We specialize in affordable and more personalized tours designed for the traveler with less time—travelers who are looking for comfort, unique and fantastic sights, a worry-free vacation and professional, fun drivers/guides.
Open-Top-Tours offers: convertible-top and handicap accessible vehicles and multi-lingual narrated tours on request.
2 miles from Mount Rushmore, Keystone, SD • Located in front of the Borglum Museum
Your entire family will have fun at Dahl's Chainsaw Art! Come and enjoy the authentic and adorable Dahl bears, the fantastic photo opportunities, and the thrilling chainsaw performances. Pick out your favorite art piece and bring home an authentic slice of the Black Hills Forest. Carvings may be personalized and custom ordered.
Ever wanted to dine with a president? Mount Rushmore Concessions provides spectacular views of America's most famous presidents, while you enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner. Located in the park at the base of America's "Shrine to Democracy," Mount Rushmore Concessions offers an unforgettable dining experience, a gift shop and an ice cream and fudge shop.
Very economical menu items such as sandwiches, soups, burgers, Indian tacos, pasties, salads, walking tacos, ice cream, box lunches and more! We offer top-notch service. Dine in or carry out. Our store displays antiques, artwork, souvenirs & gifts, wine & beer. We are located in the Historic District of Keystone next to Big Thunder Gold Mine.
Beautiful Horse Ranch just 4 miles north of Hill City and close to Mount Rushmore and Custer State Park. DD cabin sleeps up to 10, Aspen Room Guest House and Pine Room each sleep up to 6. Hot tubs, fireplaces, A/C, and lots of wildlife! Open Year Around.
East of the stoplight at Jct. Hw. 40 and Hwy 16A
Established in 1971. Specializing in Black Hills minerals, fossils, agates, crystals, books, jewelry, geodes, pertified wood, cutting rough, cabochons, stone beads, and rock garden rocks. Quality antiques and collectibles in a 1910 ice house. Across from the Keystone Country Store.
At 142 miles, Jewel Cave is the second longest cave in the world. It is filled with calcite crystals and other wonders that make up the "jewels" of Jewel Cave National Monument. The current length of Jewel Cave is: 142.06 miles. On April 12, 2008 explorers spent 11.5 hours underground and mapped 694.75 feet of cave passages.
Battle Creek Lodge, Only 2 miles from the world famous Mt. Rushmore and nestled amid spectacular rocks above historic Battle Creek, this cozy lodge provides a nostalgic hide away in plain sight. - Rated as one of the best values in the Southern Hills. King/Queen Beds, Dish Network, Flat screen TVs, Free Wi-Fi, and a deluxe continental breakfast. The fire pit is a guest favorite and a perfect way to end your adventure-filled day.
Just minutes from many major attractions & situated between Hill City and Keystone, we host a variety of great food at the Dairy Twist, right here at the resort, lots of entertainment in our outdoor Family Fun Zone with mini golf and much, much more. Our cozy cabins, with fireplaces, have a magnificient view of granite cliffs and majestic Black Hills Ponderosa Pine. At the base of the mountain a lazy mountain stream winds through the backyard.
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.
Experience the Black Hills in the privacy of your own log cabin. Modern log cabins mingled with the pines. Centrally located. Secluded but easily accessible. All units have microwave, refrigerator, AC, satellite TV. Coffee & free Wi-Fi. No smoking. Some cabins are dog-friendly. Family reunions. Open Mid-May – Sept 30. Big rig RV park. Reserve online.
Big Thunder Gold Mine is the most complete historical mining experience in the Black Hills. You can tour an original underground mine and pick up a free gold ore sample. You may also pan for gold either in a creek on a claim or pan for gold and gems on site. Gold is guaranteed. 2 gift shops and eatery.