Best of South Dakota

The Best of South Dakota from Aberdeen and Belle Fourche to Winner and Yankton. There are many things to see in South Dakota, but Mount Rushmore National Memorial, an attraction in Keystone, has the highest ranking. South Dakota's next best include Bear Country U.S.A. an attraction in Rapid City, Custer State Park an attraction in Custer, Crazy Horse Memorial an attraction in Custer, Storybook Island an attraction in Rapid City and Great Plains Zoo an attraction in Sioux Falls.To find the best things to do in South Dakota’s cities, see the South Dakota city list below including Rapid City, Sioux Falls, Custer, Deadwood and Keystone.


Best Things To Do in South Dakota


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Top 10 South Dakota

  1. Mount Rushmore National Memorial • Attraction
    Keystone, SD
     • 605-574-2523

  2. Bear Country U.S.A. • Attraction
    13820 South Highway 16, Rapid City, SD 57702-6581
     • 605-343-2290

  3. Custer State Park • Attraction
    Custer, South Dakota, United States
     • 605-255-4515

  4. Crazy Horse Memorial • Attraction
    Avenue Of The Chiefs, Custer, SD 57730
     • 605-673-4681

  5. Storybook Island • Attraction
    1301 Sheridan Lake Road, Rapid City, SD 57702-3462
     • 605-342-6357

  6. Great Plains Zoo • Attraction
    16th & Kiwanis Ave. Sioux Falls, SD 57104-3798
     • 605-367-7059

  7. Adams Museum & House • Attraction
    54 Sherman, Deadwood, SD 57732-1364
     • 1-(605)-578-1928

  8. Cabela's • Attraction
    601 Cabela Drive, Mitchell, SD 57301-6288
     • 605-996-0337

  9. Adam's House • Attraction
    22 Van Buren, Deadwood, SD 57732-1432
     • 605-578-3877

  10. Mount Rushmore • Attraction
    13000 Highway 244,Keystone,SD,57751
     • 1-(605)-574-3171

South Dakota Honorable Mentions

  • Hampton Inn Deadwood At Four Aces Casino • Attraction
    531 Main Street, Deadwood, SD 57732
     • 605-578-1893

  • Reptile Gardens • Attraction
    8955 S Hwy 16, Rapid City, SD 57709
     • 800-335-0275

  • Museum of Geology • Attraction
    501 East Saint Joseph Street,Rapid City, SD 57701-3901
     • 605-394-2467

  • Wall Drug • Attraction
    510 Main Street, Wall, SD 57790
     • 605-279-2175

  • Royal River Casino Bingo • Attraction
    607 S Veterans St,Flandreau, SD 57028
     • 605-997-3746

Best Cities in South Dakota


Aberdeen (3) Hartford (2) Parker (2)
Belle Fourche (3) Hermosa (1) Parkston (2)
Beresford (1) Hill City (3) Pierre (3)
Beresford (2) Hot Springs (3) Plankinton (2)
Box Elder (2) Huron (3) Platte (2)
Brandon (1) Kadoka (2) Rapid City (6)
Brandon (2) Keystone (4) Sioux Falls (5)
Brookings (3) Lead (1) Sisseton (1)
Canistota (1) Lead (2) Sisseton (2)
Canton (2) Lemmon (1) Spearfish (3)
Chamberlain (2) Lemmon (2) Sturgis (3)
Clear Lake (2) Lennox (1) Tea (2)
Custer (4) Madison (3) Vermillion (3)
De Smet (2) Milbank (3) Wagner (1)
Deadwood (4) Miller (2) Wagner (2)
Dell Rapids (1) Mitchell (4) Wall (3)
Dell Rapids (2) Mobridge (1) Watertown (3)
Fort Pierre (1) Mobridge (2) Webster (2)
Freeman (1) Murdo (2) Winner (1)
Garretson (2) North Sioux City (3) Winner (2)
Gregory (1) Oacoma (2) Yankton (3)