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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.
Backroads Inn & Cabins
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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Quality Inn-Hill City
Quality Inn Near Mount Rushmore
Gold Award Winning, 3-time Platinum Award-Winner, this 55-unit hotel conveniently is located in the Heart of the Black Hills. Quality Inn-Hill City is just minutes from all of your destinations.
Stay at the Platinum Award-Winning Quality Inn® Near Mount Rushmore hotel in Hill City, SD.
Our hotel in Hill City is located on Highway 385 in Hill City, SD. We are near:
- Custer State Park
- Mickelson Bike Trail
- Reptile Gardens
- Jewel Cave
- Rushmore Cave
Enjoy the outdoors with ease at local parks and more where you’ll find nature trails to fishing and wildlife viewing. This Hill City hotel is also located on the Mickelson Bike Trail, which extends 109 miles from Edgemont to Deadwood, passing directly behind our hotel. We have a room dedicated for our guests to store their bicycles in while they are visiting Hill City and other area attractions, just ask the friendly front desk attendants for assistance.
If traveling for work, take care of business at the business center with access to a computer with Internet and copy, fax and print services. After a long day of work or play, be sure to take advantage of such amenities as a newsstand in additon to:
- Free hot breakfast
- Free WiFi
- Indoor heated pool & Hot Tub
- Free coffee
- Guest laundry facilities
- Forest Views
Get more value for your hard-earned money in our guest rooms. Room feature TVs, hair dryers and coffee makers in addition to standard room amenities.
You can always depend on Quality Inn Near Mount Rushmore to give you great value. At Hill City hotels like ours, you get an affordable hotel with all the amenities you expect, whether on business travel, a weekend getaway or family vacation. Stay with us and explore the best things to do in the Black Hills from a central location, with easy acess to major points of interest in all directions. Book now!
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.
See photos on our website: hillcityvacation.com
Rustic Ridge Guest Cabins
Our cozy log cabins are located on 2.3 acres of natural Black Hills beauty. Each cabin has its own unique mountain setting and is a cozy retreat with all the comforts of home. Our custom cabins are fully furnished, have kitchenettes, covered porch, satellite TV, charcoal grill and picnic area and custom log accents. Each sleeps up to 6 comfortably. Located just minutes from many of the most popular Black Hills Attractions including Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorial.
Bavarian Inn, Black Hills
Located just north of Custer, the Bavarian Inn offers its guests a breathtaking pastoral setting. The crisp mountain air, the whispering of the Ponderosa pines, and the majesty of Buckhorn Mountain all exude local color. Bask in the sun from one of our spacious decks or encounter the tranquility of the area from the balcony outside of your room.
Venture into the bordering territory to revel in the wonder of Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, the Needles Highway, Jewel Cave, Custer State Park, and the Mammoth Site. Relish in the aesthetic value of the Hills through a backwoods excursion. Bus tours leave our parking lot daily to points of interest. The Bavarian Inn, the perfect location for your extraordinary vacation.
Double Diamond Ranch
Beautiful horse ranch close to Mount Rushmore and Custer State Park.
Delux cabins that sleep 2-14. Fireplaces, Hot Tubs, AC & WiFi, Cell service.
Spectacular views with lots of wildlife.
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!
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!
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.
Restmore Inn is a small cozy Inn with cute newly remodeled wildlife themed cabins and one historic 100+ year stagecoach stop. Very convenient to all major attractions! We are situated among pines trees, adjoining the U.S. forest land and located 2 miles South of Hill City. All units are non-smoking and cabins with complete kitchens, fire pits, gas grill barbecues. Affordable rooms with or without kitchenettes. Pets are allowed in the motel rooms. We have plenty of open space for all types of parking needs. Explore the beauty and wildlife out back in the Black Hills National Forest which borders the property. We have chipmunks, wild turkeys, deer, elk, etc., where you can hike up the hill to see their tracks. Come explore our beautiful scenic area. There is plenty of fun to be had for everyone! Open all year.
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
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!
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
This lovely all stone exterior vacation home is fully furnished and well supplied with all the things needed for a great stay. It is tastefully decorated with several stone and nature features inside which will appeal to both make and female in the group. It has 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. With a total of 6 beds it can accommodate 10-12 people with plenty of room for all. This home has 2 bedrooms, bath, kitchen, dining area, living room and laundry room on each of the 2 floors.
There is a patio and 2 decks with picnic tables, chairs and gas grill for outdoor cooking or just to enjoy a rest after a full day of site seeing. The back of the house has a low to the ground deck to the main floor for anyone who has a problem with climbing stairs.
The central location is great for visiting all the main attractions of the Black Hills area. There is close access to ATV trails and the Mickelson Trail for hiking and biking from the house.
This home is operated and managed by the owner so we are available to accommodate you in any way we can.
We also have several nice lodging rooms a couple of miles away which can accommodate 2-4 people per room.
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!
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.
Whispering Winds Cottages and Campsites
Family owned and operated, our team has all you'll need. Clean comfortable rooms, spacious RV/tent sites and a meticulously kept shower-house. Free WiFi and firewood. Enjoy complimentary s'mores and swap stories around the campfire. Unwind with horseshoes, bean-bag-toss or on the playground. Minutes to Mount Rushmore. Join us, reconnect, unwind and fall in love again. Reserve online.
Trails End Cabins & Motel
On a quiet street, just an easy 2 blocks to downtown Hill City, we offer deluxe motel rooms, log cabins and
cottages (sleep 2-10) with varying amenities. We take pride in maintaining a super-clean property with new,
comfortable beds (with quilts), private baths (towels provided), heat & A/C, fully equipped kitchens, front
decks and BBQ grills. HDTV’s with cable, free Wi-Fi and a strong cell phone signal are available in each
unit. With a country-like setting, enjoy the wildlife, dine on the patio, relax in our hot tub, and share
stories around the campfire (free firewood!).
Hill City offers wonderful dining options, great shops and galleries plus unique attractions for all ages – and
is a perfect, central location for the major attractions of the Black Hills. Motorcyclists can easily access the
most scenic routes in the hills. We are 3 blocks to the Mickelson Trail for biking, jogging and hiking, and a
convenient location to access the National Forest ATV/UTV trails. Trailer parking is available. Operated and
maintained by the owners, we will be here to greet you and take care of you. A peaceful, friendly
atmosphere awaits you at Trails End Cabins & Motel.
Our wonderful guest reviews have earned us the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence every year since
2015. “Come be our guest!”