Some popular destinations in South Dakota include...
The Black Hills Region covers
a large area in the eastern part of South Dakota and has many state parks and
natural wonders. Custer State Park is one of the largest parks in South Dakota;
wildlife roams freely here, including a large Bison population. Badlands National
Park is located here.
Custer City is the oldest town in the Black Hills.
Custer is the center of many of the main attractions in the Hills. Mount Rushmore,
Crazy Horse Memorial, Jewel and Wind Caves, and Custer State Park are all within
30 minutes from Custer.
Badlands National Park
Located in southwestern South Dakota, Badlands
National Park consists of nearly 244,000 acres of sharply eroded buttes,
pinnacles and spires blended with the largest, protected mixed grass prairie
in the United States. Sixty-four thousand acres are designated official wilderness,
and is the site of the reintroduction of the black-footed ferret, the most endangered
land mammal in North America.
Located in South Dakota's Black Hills, Mount
Rushmore is the world's greatest mountain carving. This epic sculpture features
the faces of four exalted American presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson,
Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln. The 60-foot high faces, 500 feet up,
look out over a setting of pine, spruce, birch, and aspen in the clear western
Sioux Falls is located in the southeastern
corner of South Dakota, near the borders of Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska. Sioux
Falls is the largest city in South Dakota and boasts a wide variety of entertainment