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Mountain View Lodge & Cabins
Enjoy your Black Hills vacation at our lodge and cabins within minutes to Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Custer State Park. Ride on the Mickelson trail or kick back at Sheridan lake 2 miles away. Rise in the morning with a "Get-you-started" breakfast, tour the area, then spend your cool mountain night on our covered deck, cookout on gas grills, take a dip in our pool, snuggle by a campfire, and enjoy scent of pine. All rooms have microwave and fridge; we offer family suites, and units for groups up to 6. Our cabins have full size kitchens and kitchenettes, with views of the pines. Locally, family owned, we strive to provide clean, comfortable, budget friendly lodging.
Yak Ridge Cabins and Farmstead
Welcome to Yak Ridge Cabins, your ideal family vacation, weekend getaway, or retreat destination! Our fully-furnished and well-appointed cabins are nestled in the heart of the Black Hills. Centrally located to all the major attractions, and just five miles from Mount Rushmore, Yak Ridge offers the best of both worlds – easy access as well as peace and tranquility! Enjoy mountain and meadow views, campfires, and wildlife on 10 beautiful acres. An elevation of 5,000 feet provides for cool evenings and star-studded skies.
Studio and two-bedroom cabins sleep 2 to 6 and offer full kitchens, full baths, covered porches, and much more. Custom built in 2015 and 2018, our cabin offers rustic charm and modern amenities for your home away from home. Kitchen are equipped with refrigerator, microwave, electric range, toaster, coffee makers, dishware, glassware, cookware, cutlery, utensils, and more. Each cabin has its own gas grill and campfire ring. Bed, bath, and kitchen linens are provided. Need to stay connected? Two cell towers on adjacent properties provide excellent cell service and internet for your smart phone and hot spot.
Guests can schedule a tour of our farmstead which is located on acreage adjacent to the cabins. The farmstead is home to our chickens, honey bees, and small herd of Himalayan yaks!
Sorry, no smoking or pets permitted on the property.
Yak Ridge cabins are open year-round and are 5⭐️rated.
We look forward to having you stay at Yak Ridge!
Newton Fork Ranch
We offer six intimate real log cabins and two historic ranch houses for nightly or weekly rental year-round. Our log cabins circle a picturesque meadow and are placed well back from the road. Newton Fork Ranch will become your “home away from home;” your peaceful oasis from a world filled with time constraints and non-stop activity. Our fully furnished and well-equipped log cabins, only a half mile from Main Street, will afford you a welcome respite from a hectic life. An afternoon sitting on the deck watching wildlife or an evening spent by a warm fire will transport you to a far simpler and more tranquil time.
Each log cabin features a full kitchen with range, refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, cookware, dinnerware and utensils. Each also has a gas fireplace, gas barbeque, an old-fashioned clawfoot bathtub or rock-surround showers, towels, bedding, and a porch with breathtaking views. Five have lofts and comfortably sleep up to four people. Our sixth, which has a view of Black Elk Peak (formerly Harney Peak), is a two-bedroom and can sleep up to eight.
Our historic two-bedroom Grandma's Ranch House has a wood-burning fireplace, was built in 1914, and sleeps up to six. The famed Original Badger Clark cabin is "off-the-grid," sleeps two, is heated by a pot-bellied stove, and is for adventurous guests interested in South Dakota's first Poet Laureate and in turning back the clock to a by-gone era. All of our cabins are placed a short distance apart to afford peace and tranquility.
We have a private access gate that opens directly onto the Mickelson trail.
PETS: Newton Fork Ranch welcomes guests traveling with their well-behaved pets. GUESTS TRAVELING WITH HORSES: we have two heavy-duty 12' x 12' paneled corrals available for a small rental fee. Located in a lovely aspen grove, there is also room for guests to erect their own electric fencing if preferred. Call for details.
Mt. Rushmore Resort at Palmer Gulch
Our family resort caters to vacations built on family fun with outdoor activities and exciting amenities for travelers of all ages. Our Black Hills lodging options feature a 62-bedroom lodge, 6 resort cabins with first-class amenities, 30 mountain cabins ranging from rustic to deluxe, and Mt. Rushmore KOA campground with of western South Dakota campsites. Our KOA features many options for campers from shaded tent sites to deluxe RV sites.
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Holy Smoke Resort
- 23 Modern log Cabins that sleep, 2-6 People
- Amenities Include
- Microwave, Coffee Pot
- Daily housekeeping
- AC and Heat
- Satellite TV, Free WiFi
- Some Cabins have full Kitchens
- Some are pet-friendly
1 large Vacation Rental, 2 Smaller Vacation Rentals.
One of the only RV Parks in the Black Hills that can easily accommodate the newest largest RVs, with 21 pull through sites.
- 30/50 Amp
- Full hookups
- Satellite TV, Free WiFi
High Country Guest Ranch
Spacious log vacation home and camping cabins await your arrival at the High Country Guest Ranch, your Black Hills vacation destination. Located four miles west of Hill City, this serene mountain setting is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the outdoors. Ranch activities include guided horseback rides, ATV rentals, heated outdoor pool, or hiking and biking on the Mickelson Trail. Summertime brings family-friendly entertainment and our popular wood-fire pizzas at the outoor Grille & Pub. For more information, go to HighCountryRanch.com or call 605-574-9003.
Holly House Bed and Breakfast
The Holly House is located 2 miles North of Hill City - centrally located to all attractions in the Black Hills. Within minutes of Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorial. We've been in business for 9 years and loving it.
We have 4 themed rooms and a nightly Christmas cabin rental out back by the stream - Our rooms are the Bridal Suite - Wildlife/Indian - Victorian - USA - all rooms have jetted tubs - tv's - fridges - WIFI - some have separate entrances and Spring Creek runs along our property so great for fishing - sitting out on the benches by the creek or taking a walk in the mountains or sitting on the large deck enjoying the wildlife. We're also within a 1/2 mile of 3 wineries. Great place for a family reunion or a small wedding.
The Holly House is best known for their Hearty - Delicious Breakfasts. In 2013 Dawna won the chili- cookoff in Hill City and she is known for her homemade chocolates. Homemade goodies in your room upon arrival and a very homey atmosphere. We cater to our guests to make your vacation the best ever...
We were written into a best selling novel - The Walk Series by Richard Paul Evans.
Our goal is that the guests want to come back, stay again with us and tell their friends. Toll-free number 866-95-HOLLY
Summer Creek Inn & Spa
Janssen's Lode Stone Motel & Cabins
Small "mom & pop" business with 4 cabins and 4 motel rooms. Cabins have furnished kitchenettes. Beautiful view!
Open May – October
Rafter J Bar Ranch & Campground
The Rafter J Bar Ranch comprises five camping areas separated by Alpine meadows and shaded by large ponderosa pines. Choose a remote site, or camp close to the resort's activity center. We offer electric, water and sewer sites along with many tent sites. Some sites have satellite TV hookups. Enjoy a crackling fire and quiet hours that begin at 10:00 P.M. There's also full-time camp security. Enjoy our swimming complex which features the addition of a hot tub. We are located adjacent to the George Mickelson Hiking & Biking Trail. Our resort is also surrounded by National Forest with endless opportunities to hike and bike. The Rafter J Bar Ranch is the perfect headquarters for Black Hills sightseeing, minutes away from Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Custer State park and the 1880 Train.
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Hillside Country Cabins
Call us right away to secure your stay! We have 18 Cabins/Log homes or Executive Lodge to choose from. Book a vacation cabin that is comfortable, luxurious & very welcoming. Choose one that fits your need, for any event or gathering, whether large or small or just to get away from the daily grind. Family owned and operated, we enjoy seeing new people visiting the hills and making memories for generations to come. Choose your experience, from local events to hiking, biking, 4-wheeling & jeep trails, motorcycling, rock climbing and more. Great scenic views.
Cabins accommodate from 2 to 10 people. The cabins have kitchenettes; larger cabins have full-size kitchens. Full bathrooms, A/C, TV, kitchen utensils, charcoal grill, linens. On-site laundry and playground area. Just 6 miles to Mt. Rushmore, 4 miles to Keystone, and 12 miles to Hill City.
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Derby Elk Resort
Amazing describes this resort perfectly! These log cabins provide a warm, relaxing 'Welcome Home' after a long day of seeing the sites and wildlife in the area.
The Washington Cabin provides room for 6 - queen downstairs with a full and 2 single beds in loft.
The Roosevelt Cabin provides room for 8 - queen downstairs with 2 full beds in loft, semi-private queen and partial bath in loft.
Fully furnished kitchens, gas fireplace, gas grill, hot tub, TV/DVD. Extra large playground (room to run!). Come and enjoy your stay with us!
Gold Pan Inn
2 Bedroom/2 Bathroom with Deck & Garage
Totally renovated in April 2015, Gold Pan Inn is waiting for you!! Our home is wheelchair accessible with no stairs to climb. The comfy living room welcomes you to relax watching TV while the dining room is the perfect place for a couple/family dinner. An open concept allows you to cook in the fully furnished kitchen (dishes, pots & pans, a coffeemaker, and a blender) while the family plays games on the dining room table.
The master bedroom boasts a king-size bed and en-suite bath. The second bedroom has a queen bed with a full bath directly across the hall. Towels and bedding are all provided…all you need to bring is your clothes, food and personal items.
Our home is situated on Prospect Mountain which gives you a beautiful view of the 1880 Train from the deck while sipping your favorite glass of wine (did we mention there are 4 wineries to visit in Hill City?) A grill is available for your use.
Hill City is centrally located to all the major attractions in the Black Hills. Crazy Horse is only 8 minutes away; Mt. Rushmore is 15 minutes away. Custer State Park beckons with buffalo, elk, pronghorn, prairie dogs, and donkeys. If you are really lucky you will also see the mountain goats and the big horn sheep! You can rent ATV's just outside town or take a trail ride on a great little horse!
And, Hill City itself is a fabulous, quaint little town. You can visit unique shops (The Farmer's Daughter), peruse some of the finest art in the Black Hills (there are 4 art galleries), ride the 1880 Train, or come face-to-face with Stan…the T-Rex! And, of course, the restaurants are amazing!
Also available a couple blocks from our home is the Mickelson Trail where you can ride bikes (rentals available downtown), walk, run, or jog. The Trail is 109 miles through the middle of the Black Hills. Gorgeous!!
So come to the Black Hills…stay with us! You will be glad you did!
Call 605-574-0076 for details and availability!!
ADDED 4/25/2016: Included with your nightly rental is an admission pass to Custer State Park!
ATTN LARGE GROUPS: You may be able to book both #707759 & #512992 and accommodate 16 people. That gives you 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms!
NOTE: Sorry, reservations will not be accepted for families with children under the age of 10.
Pine Rest Cabins
Mountain ambiance with plenty of modern comforts makes Pine Rest Cabins the perfect location for day trips anywhere in the Black Hills. Less than 1 mile S. of Hill City. Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse and Custer State Park all less than 20 minutes , Mickelson Trail access less than one mile. OPEN ALL YEAR. And BRAND NEW IN 2017: PERKY PINES COFFEE CAFE in the Lobby of Pine Rest Cabins to start your day--serving espresso, latte, cappuccino, frappe, chai, tea and coffee and assorted treats. One and two bedroom furnished cabins include kitchenette, bathroom, cable TV & DVD, Wi-Fi, some with fireplaces. Hot tub and sauna, playground, hiking, grills and picnic tables. No Smoking. No pets. Friendly family atmosphere awaits you - welcome to the cabins in the Black Hills!
Creekside Country Resort
Please come and enjoy your stay with us! Eight cozy cabins on a beautiful 8-acre meadow surrounded by a lazy creek await you. We are situated at the base of a mountain topped with towering Black HIlls Ponderosa Pines where you can relax and enjoy the views and pine-scented air.
Just minutes from many major attractions & situated between Hill City and Keystone, we host a variety of great food at the Dairy Twist, (right here at the resort), lots of family entertainment in our outdoor Family Fun Zone with Mini Golf and much, much more.
We are less than 15 minutes from Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse and Custer State Park and within 5 to 20 minutes from Reptile Gardens, Bear Country, 1880 Train, Cosmos, Prairie Berry Winery, Circle B Chuck Wagon and Show, National Museum of Wood Carving, Geological Museum, Rushmore Cave, Independence Hall Museum, Old McDonalds Petting Zoo, Historic Keystone, Helicopter Rides, and many, many more of the other Black Hills favorite attractions. It is just a nice day trip from here to Wall Drug Store and Badlands National Park, and Devils Tower.
Freedom Ridge Cabins
Heart of the Hills Vacation Homes
We offer a variety of homes and cabins in the Heart of the Hills for your lodging needs. Most cabins are within 15 minutes to Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Monument, the 1880 Train, and Custer State Park.
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Horse Creek Inn, Resort & Marina
• Boat & Jet Ski rentals
• RV Resort
• Park Model RV Sales
• Cabin Rentals
We are transitioning to a park model RV Vacation Home Community.
And while you are with us....enjoy a great meal at our restaurant!
SERVING THE BEST PRIME RIB & STEAKS IN THE BLACK HILLS!
Horse Creek Inn serves only the finest USDA Choice beef. We hand cut our steaks to guarantee quality. Our regular customers know that there is no better place to enjoy mouth-watering prime rib than at Horse Creek Inn. There is a reason why we’ve earned the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for 2013 and 2014 - come by and see for yourself!
Summer Hours (May 15 - Oct 15): 4 pm to 9 pm Daily
Winter Hours (Oct 16 - May 14): 4 pm to 9 pm Thursday through Sunday.
Rushmore Vacation Rentals
Here at Rushmore Vacation Rentals we understand what makes a luxury Black Hills vacation home right for you. We make it our business to find a vacation rental that meets all of your needs and goes above and beyond your expectations. Choose from Black Hills cabins and homes that sleep 1-4, to homes that sleep 12! All of our rentals are in the Black Hills, within 25 miles or less of Mt. Rushmore. By providing the finest in vacation rentals and Black Hills cabins, we can ensure your vacation is a success no matter where you stay.
The clear mountain waters are inviting, and the open ranges are waiting to be discovered. Bring your family to Custer State Park, and let yourself run wild.
Custer State Park in the Black Hills encompasses 71,000 acres of spectacular terrain and an abundance of wildlife. Within the park, you'll discover a world of adventure!
The newly constructed Custer State Park Visitor Center is open to the public 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. MDT.
A herd of 1,300 bison roams freely throughout the park, often stopping traffic along the 18-mile Wildlife Loop Road. The herd is one of the largest publically-owned herds in the world.
Custer State Park boasts several scenic drives that explore the diversity of the area. From the granite spires of Needles Highway to the bison along WIldlife Loop Road.
The park includes lodges at Sylvan Lake, Legion Lake, Blue Bell and the State Game Lodge. Each resort has its own flavor, ranging from the stately Game Lodge, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, to the mini dude ranch at Blue Bell.
- Jeep Rides
- Convenience stores
- Trail Rides
- Chuckwagon Cookouts
- Paddle boat, kayak and row boat rental
- Fishing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, camping
- Educational and naturalist programs....
- ....and much more
Plan your stay with us today!