Plan Your Trip | Black Hills & Badlands - South Dakota

Plan Your Trip

You’re ready to plan your vacation to the beautiful Black Hills and Badlands of South Dakota! But where do you start?

Folks are friendly in South Dakota, and the Black Hills and Badlands area is no exception. We love to come together to celebrate our heritage, to show off our arts, our food, and our history.

With over 16 national and state park units, a million acres of forest and hundreds of attractions, trust us when we say you'll want to read up before you visit.

Located in the north-central USA, South Dakota's Black Hills are one of mid-America's favorite vacation destinations. But we can't have you running around lost! These maps help show the way.

Vacation Packages that include family attractions, national and state park entrance fees, special events, tours and outdoor activities like ATV riding, biking, rock climbing, and fishing, are available through BlackHillsVa

The weather in the Black Hills can be unpredictable and average temps can vary by 10 degrees depending on the community.

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The 2021 South Dakota Vacation Guide is a 245-page traveler's guide to South Dakota filled with color photos and maps.

Black Hills & Badlands is prioritizing safe travel.

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