South Dakota
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Our most recommended South Dakota Theme Tours

  • From Rapid City: Private Devils Tower Tour and Hike

    1. From Rapid City: Private Devils Tower Tour and Hike

    Discover the diversity of South Dakota's natural monuments on this day trip to Devils Tower. Departing from your hotel in Rapid City or Spearfish, enjoy the ride to Devil's Tower National Monument in Wyoming. Once there, get the opportunity to hike around this natural wonder. While hiking, learn more about Devil Tower's incredible Native American history, and what makes it so unique, from your tour guide. Admire local fauna and flora and witness panoramic views. Stop for lunch at a restaurant of your choice and get the chance to sample some local cuisine before heading back to your hotel in the evening.

  • Badlands National Park Private Tour

    2. Badlands National Park Private Tour

    Enjoy a private tour for a unique glimpse into the unique beauty of the Badlands National Park. Learn about the history of the area and spend the day discovering the rare geology of the Badlands. After being picked up, take a short drive to the quaint town of Wall to explore and uncover why Wall Drug is so legendary throughout the world. Next, travel into the Badlands National Park to admire some of the rarest and most incredible geological formations in South Dakota. Enjoy a few moderate hikes around the Badlands and with some luck see some local wildlife up close. Lastly, visit the town of Scenic, a ghost town with a great history, which your guide will tell you all about. On your way there, see the Minuteman Missile Site.

  • Custer: Black Hills Hot Air Balloon Flight at Sunrise

    3. Custer: Black Hills Hot Air Balloon Flight at Sunrise

    Go on a hot air balloon tour of the Black Hills and treat yourself to an experience of a lifetime. Admire the beautiful Black Hills and witness historic, wild landscapes and abundant wildlife from a hot air balloon. Soar above the southern Black Hills, and world-renowned Custer State Park with extraordinary 360-degree views of mountains, rock formations, valleys, lakes, and prairies.  Look out for wildlife such as elk, antelope, whitetail deer, buffalo, mule deer, or even a mountain lion. Fly just miles away from Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Wind Cave National Park, and the South Dakota Badlands. Certified pilots will navigate the flight with your safety and enjoyment in mind. During your 1-hour ride, your pilot will answer any questions that you might have and identify local points of interest.  Upon landing, enjoy a celebratory champagne toast, light snacks, and a story about the ...

  • From Rapid City: Custer State Park Private Safari and Hiking

    4. From Rapid City: Custer State Park Private Safari and Hiking

    Enjoy a private full-day tour from Rapid City or Hill City to the beautiful Custer State Park. Custer is South Dakota's largest state park, famous for its bison herds, antelope, mule deer, white-tailed deer, mountain goats, coyotes, elk, bighorn sheep, and other wildlife. Custer State Park is regularly named as one of the best wildlife destinations in the world. Once at the park, join an open-air jeep safari tour to get up close and personal with roaming buffalo and other wildlife. You will have an opportunity to get out and feed the burros. For the remainder of the afternoon, you will be able to hike some of the most beautiful trails located in the park. Lunch will be enjoyed at the historic Custer State Game Lodge, or another location of your choice.

  • Rapid City: Badlands National Park Bike Tour with Lunch

    5. Rapid City: Badlands National Park Bike Tour with Lunch

    Join a bike tour of Badlands National Park. Cycle around the park and learn its history from your experienced guide. Admire the spectacular scenery and wildlife as you pedal. Meet your guide in the parking lot. Get kitted out with a bicycle and helmet before embarking on a moderate 30-mile cycle along the Badlands Loop Road. Enjoy a breathtaking ride with only a couple of short steep hills. Learn how the Badlands were formed over millions of years, from an underwater world to a lush forest to the windswept land you see today. Spot wildlife. Pedal through the heart of the pinnacles and lower shale formations to the other end of the northern segment of Badlands National Park, where you will enjoy a picnic lunch. After the ride, you can head back to Rapid City or visit a couple of other sites, such as the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, Wall Drug, or Sheep Table overlook, that l...

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