Visit High Country Guest Ranch, with horseback rides, ATV rentals, and an outdoor grille & pub. As a guest at Crooked Creek you receive the same discounts on trail rides & ATV rentals. Both resorts have heated outdoor swimming pools and border the Mickelson Trail, a 112-mile hiking-biking trail that winds through the heart of the Black Hills. Spend an afternoon walking Main Street Hill City with some of the finest wineries, restaurants, shops & galleries in the region. Whether you’re looking for action or relaxation, you’ll find it here!
Places to Eat
Circle B Ranch Chuckwagon Supper and Show
12138 Ray Smith, Hill City, SD
Western-style dinner theatre! From Memorial Day to Labor Day, Circle B Chuckwagon serves up top-knotch BBQ grub with bluegrass and country music favorites as the sides.
133 Main St. Hill City, SD
Located right in Hill City, Alpine Inn is a Black Hills legend. Specializing in fine European dining, the restaurant is known for its excellent filet mignon. Lunch and dinner menus change regularly, so call ahead or stop by to see what they are serving!
Prairie Berry Winery
23837 Hwy. 385, Hill City, SD
If you’re looking for the perfect way to spend a relaxing afternoon in Hill City, head to Prairie Berry Winery. Participate in a free wine tasting and enjoy a glass (or two) of their more than 15 grape, fruit and honey wines on their large deck with an excellent view of the Hills.
222 Railroad Ave. Hill City, SD 57745
You can never take in too many views of the beautiful Black Hills. See them by rail as you take a scenic, peaceful two-hour train ride right through the Hills from Hill City to Keystone, and back again.
6 miles south of Rapid City on Highway 16
Take a walk through Reptile Gardens’ grounds for a truly exotic adventure. You might even get to have a personal encounter with their albino python or their baby gator. You’ll never know what’s in store! Their collection features more than 225 cold-blooded creatures.
81 Elm, Hill City, SD 57745
Take a rock-climbing course from the people who know the area best at Sylvan Rocks. Courses are available at all levels of experience, from beginner to expert. As they say, vacation time is short, so do something extraordinary on your Black Hills adventure.
Black Hills Adventure Tours
4131 Pleasant Drive, Rapid City, SD 57702
Experience the Black Hills the way they’re meant to be experienced. Sign up for an adventure tour to hike, bike, and kayak your way through the natural beauty the area has to offer or slow things down with a sightseeing tour. Whatever you do, enjoy everything the Black Hills have to offer!
Hosting more than three million visitors every year, Mount Rushmore brings people face-to-face with our nation’s history. There is no better place to honor where we came and revel in our country’s history. A trip to the Black Hills is not complete without seeing this national treasure.
Crazy Horse Memorial
As an honor to the culture, tradition and living heritage of North American Indians, Crazy Horse Memorial is the world’s largest mountain carving. Fifty-five years after the project was started, the sculptor’s family carries on with the sculpture that is a work-in-progress. This is truly a must-see attraction in not only the Black Hills, but in America.
11149 US Highway 16, Custer, SD 57730
As the second-longest cave in the world, Jewel Cave has more than 160 miles of mapped and surveyed passages. The chambers decorated with calcite and stalactites still remain a scientific mystery. This is an exploration no one will want to miss!
The Farmers Daughter
Main St. Hill City, SD 57745
Welcome to the Farmer’s Daughter located in Hill City, South Dakota, where you will find something new, something old and maybe something a little bit BOLD! A visit to the Farmer’s Daughter is sure to delight your senses. Specializing in antiques and home decor.
Broken Arrow Trading Company
249 Main St. Hill City, SD 57745
Broken Arrow is the penultimate of gift shops. Souvenirs, moccasins, t-shirts, hats, toys—you name it, Broken Arrow has it!
Everything Prehistoric Museum Store
117 Main St., Hill City, SD 57745
This gift shop reflects what is on display in the museum. From fossils, to house wares, to toys, to books, the museum store can keep you browsing for hours.