©

Best natural attractions in South Dakota

Plan your next trip here

Natural attractions in South Dakota

  • © 1
    Situated among pointed geological formations that resemble needles and spires, Needles Eye Tunnel is the main attraction along Needles Highwa
  • © 2
    Sylvan Lake , Custer
    Known as the crown jewel of Custer State Park, Sylvan Lake offers views of the Black Hills that showcase the sweeping pine forest as a backdr
  • 3
    Badlands Wall , Badlands National Park
    Stretching along some 100 km (60 mi) of dry plains, Badlands Wall poses as a natural rock barrier that's been eroding for tens of millions of
  • © 4
    Experience over 28,732 hectares (71,000 acres) of rugged wilderness deep in the Black Hills at Custer State Park. A popular site for recreati
  • © 5
    American history carved into stone, Mount Rushmore National Memorial is the work of a team of carvers, led by sculptor Gutzon Borglum. The 18
  • View more attractions

    Plan your trip to South Dakota

    • Get a personalized plan

      A complete day-by-day itinerary
      based on your preferences
    • Customize it

      Refine your plan. We'll find the
      best routes and schedules
    • Manage it

      Everything in one place.
      Everyone on the same page.

    Where to stay in South Dakota

    Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
    Sorry, www.visittheusa.com does not currently offer accommodation in South Dakota

    See plans by other users

    3 days in South Dakota BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in South Dakota BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 48 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in South Dakota BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, popular PREFERENCES: June, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in South Dakota BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 33 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 3 days in Badlands National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Badlands National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: August, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Deadwood BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: August, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Midwest BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Badlands National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
    View more plans