Happy Holiday Motel & Cabins | Black Hills & Badlands - South Dakota

Happy Holiday Motel & Cabins

  • Happy Holiday Motel & Cabins
    Happy Holiday Motel & Cabins
  • Happy Holiday Motel & Cabins
    Happy Holiday Motel & Cabins
Find Us: 
8990 S Hwy 16
Rapid City, SD 57702
(888) 342-7365

Our Comfortable Motel Rooms & Cabins

Spend your next vacation at Happy Holiday Resort in one of our cabins, set under beautiful shade trees. Or, stay in our quiet motel, where you have the option of a kitchenette. We have a large reunion hall, perfect for your family gathering. We also offerTour & Lodging Packages!

Our motel rooms sleep up to 4 individuals and are furnished with king or queen-sized beds, air conditioning, Cable TV and Free WI-FI. Our kitchenettes include a stove, refrigerator, cooking and eating utensils.

Our comfortable, one-bedroom log cabins sleep up to 8 individuals. We provide Cable TV, free WI-FI, grills and picnic tables. You supply towels and bedding. Spotlessly clean bathrooms with showers are close by.


We are conveniently located 5 miles from Rapid City and 14 miles from Mount Rushmore on Mt. Rushmore Road / US-16 W.

From I-90, Exit 61,
Rapid City, South Dakota
see detail map below

Take the SD-79 S exit, EXIT 61, toward US-16-TRUCK/MT. RUSHMORE/CRAZY HORSE.


Follow US-16 TRUCK W for 9 miles.

Turn LEFT onto Mt. Rushmore Road/US-16 W and go 2.4 miles to the bottom of the hill.

Entrance to Happy Holiday is on left hand side of road, Reptile Gardens is on the right. You can turn in at any of three different driveways.

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