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The Black Hills are one of our favorite vacation spots

We went back to the Black Hills again this summer, stayed six nights in the camper cabins at... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
PahaSapa37
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Denver
Black Hills is full of pleasant surprises !

We wish we had planned to stay there longer, there's a lot to explore in this Black Hills area... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
aditi108
,
Little Rock, Arkansas
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This storied mountain range was named because of its dark, dense forest terrain.
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

We went back to the Black Hills again this summer, stayed six nights in the camper cabins at Stockade Lake inside Custer SP. Great place to recharge the batteries while still getting out and about for hiking and other activities. Went right before the Sturgis...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

We wish we had planned to stay there longer, there's a lot to explore in this Black Hills area. After visiting Mount Rushmore National Park, we went to Custer State Park. On the way we saw the beautiful Horsethief Lake, great place to stop for...More

1  Thank aditi108
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We went to the black hills this summer to see the Teton ,mount Rushmore,the pine trees,we went on picnics,some short walks a lot of sight seeing.

1  Thank william w
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We absolutely loved the Blacks Hills of South Dakota. There is so much to do from Mt Rushmore, Custer State Park and the crazy horse monument. There are lots of cool little rustic towns with plenty of food, shopping and activities. While each little town...More

7  Thank Snwavem3
Reviewed 8 October 2015

We went to the Black Hills of South Dakota in the off season to see the sites. It was a great time even tough it was over cast and raining most days. This did inhibit us from seeing Mount Rushmore, too much fog. But all...More

3  Thank comp5185
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Part of the extraordinary topography of this state, the Black Hills with its fir and pine trees and ascent, just a beautiful counterpoint to the flat prairie and grasses and the craggy Badlands. This is part of the experience as you drive to Mount Rushmore.

1  Thank PlatinumHoney
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Stopped for 3 days on the way to Yellowstone. A lot more to do than I anticipated, could spend more time here. Custer State Park is a must do, Mt Rushmore is nice. Hill City, Custer and Deadwood all are nice to walk around and...More

6  Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 16 September 2015

the black hills of south dakota is the most beautiful place on earth. so much to do and see;the lakes,mt. rushmore,animals,slow pace of life and the people are very friendly and the indians are too. the weather is perfect;once you see it,youdo not want to...More

1  Thank OMAR M
Reviewed 28 August 2015

We visited this region as a retired couple. We had a good time, but many of the attractions are geared to families with young children. The area is beautiful but not as show-stopping as, say, the Grand Canyon or Yellowstone. It reminded me more of...More

2  Thank Lin0515
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Sure there was a shorter way to get where we were going but this was a GREAT opportunity to see more of our country with this car trip. We planned it specifically to see our country - the wide open spaces, the valleys and yes...More

1  Thank cc_maam
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