Suggested Itineraries | Black Hills & Badlands of South Dakota
Suggested Itineraries

Visiting the Black Hills? There's so much to see and you don't want to miss anything!

Visiting the Black Hills? There's so much to see and you don't want to miss anything!

Whether you're traveling alone or with your loved ones, we suggest you check out the following itineraries before making any plans​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​:

Great American Road Trip Itinerary

Great American Road Trip Itinerary

This five-day, fun-filled adventure will allow you to see and learn all about the Black Hills and Badlands and see why so many people call it home! 

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Black Hills & Badlands Motorcycle Rides | Rapid City to Sturgis via Nemo Road and Vanocker Canyon

Vanocker Canyon | Black Hills and Badlands

One truly inspirational ride, which is a part of the “newbies” Black Hills initiation, isn’t a long ride, but it is a great way to start the morning from Rapid City before stopping off in Sturgis.

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Black Hills Winter Funk Busting Itinerary

Winter Wonderland | Black Hills and Badlands

If you have the cabin fever and are suffering in a bad way, we suggest a Black Hills three-day getaway complete with perfectly groomed trails, a day on the slopes or some oddly unique winter events to help keep all that funk away.

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Hit the Trails: 5 Gorgeous Fall Hikes

Hit the Trails: 5 Gorgeous Fall Hikes

Soon the air will be crisp, the leaves will change color and animals will start to prepare for the winter ahead. When that time comes, be ready to pull out your sweater and hiking boots and take a fall hike in the Black Hills.

Whether you’re a novice hiker wishing to spend a few hours in nature, or a veteran hiker looking for a pleasant daylong excursion, we have several hiking recommendations for you. Here are a few of our fall favorites:

1. Roughlock Falls Trail – Grade: Easy, Distance: 2 miles (round-trip)

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Mickelson Trail Adventure Itinerary

Mickelson Trail Adventure Itinerary

Looking for a perfect mix of exploration and R&R?

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Ten Favorite Free Things to Do in the Black Hills (or very nearly free anyways)

Wall Drug | Black Hills and Badlands

Here are ten favorite free things to do in the Black Hills (or very nearly free anyways) in no particular order. 

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Black Hills National Parks & Monuments Travel Itinerary

Viewing Mount Rushmore National Memorial | Black Hills and Badlands

Hit the road and experience the National Parks and Monuments that the Black Hills have to offer.

Home of the internationally recognizable Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Crazy Horse Memorial and Badlands National Park, the Black Hills are also home to twelve other national/state parks and rec areas. With enough to see and do just in these treasures alone, this four day itinerary of Black Hills Parks and Monuments should serve only as a start. Trust us.

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