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Highlights Black Hills

  • Scenic drives
  • Historic downtown
  • Restaurants
  • Family-friendly attractions
  • Wildlife

Best Vacation Rentals in Black Hills

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Rapid City, Black Hills
Vacation Rental • 2 Guests • 2 Guests
Enjoy a wonderful trip to Rapid City, courtesy of our Studio Suite! It's close to , Rushmore Crossing Shopping Complex, and the Ellsworth Air Force Base. Amenities you're sure to love include:• Studio with a King bed• Indoor pool• Hot Tub• Complimentary breakfast buffet with delicious options• Air-conditioned living space• Cable television and DVD player• FREE Wi-Fi• Fully-equipped kitchen• 24-hour business center• 24-hour fitness center• Complimentary parking available• Self-serve guest laundryOur suite is perfect for your next stay in Rapid City! If you're on vacation, you and your family...
from $136 / night
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Rapid City, Black Hills
Vacation Rental • 6 Guests • 6 Guests
Enjoy a wonderful trip to Rapid City, courtesy of our Studio Suite! It's close to , Rushmore Crossing Shopping Complex, and the Ellsworth Air Force Base. Amenities you're sure to love include:• Studio with 2 Queen beds• Sleeper sofa• Indoor pool• Hot Tub• Complimentary breakfast buffet with delicious options• Air-conditioned living space• Cable television and DVD player• FREE Wi-Fi• Fully-equipped kitchen• 24-hour business center• 24-hour fitness center• Complimentary parking available• Self-serve guest laundryOur suite is perfect for your next stay in Rapid City! If you're on vacation, you...
from $110 / night
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Custer State Park, South Dakota
Vacation Rental • 1593 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
4.9
(15 reviews)
* 3 bedroom* 1 King bedroom with bathroom/shower* 1 Queen bedroom* Bedroom with double bunk beds (4 beds)* Two couches that also pull out into beds* Additional bathroom with shower/bath* Washer/dryer* Two car garage* WiFi* 2 Flat Screen TV's with DVD setup* Kitchen and standard appliances * Microwave and toaster* Fire Pit and roasting sticks* Spacious yard* Fenced in kennel with outside garage access for pets* Outdoor gas grill
from $317 / night

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Vacation rental prices Black Hills

$446for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
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Vacation rentals in Black Hills

Discover incredible nature in South Dakota

Black Hills is one of the best outdoor vacation destinations in the state of South Dakota. The area boasts endless beauty in the form of pristine lakes, wildlife parks, prairies, thick forests, and miles of untouched nature. Enjoy scenic drives with spectacular mountain views as you spot buffalo, elk, bears, and wolves in the distance. It’s also the perfect place for history lovers with a handful of all-American historic sites and attractions to be discovered. Bring your family, your friends, or your significant other along for a memorable vacation in beautiful Black Hills.

Finding your perfect Black Hills vacation rental

Enjoy the ultimate Black Hills getaway in a vacation rental surrounded by forests and mountain views. Rentals in Black Hills boast a true all-American feeling, with wood exteriors and country-chic decor. You can stay close to nature without sacrificing modern comforts at Black Hills rentals, which are equipped with high-speed internet, air-conditioning, heating, and washer/dryers. Book a rental with a jacuzzi or a fireplace to stay extra cozy during the colder months. During the summer, you can opt for a rental with a private pool to splash around in. Oversized rentals are available for families and large groups, while couples can enjoy smaller properties. Pet-friendly rentals are available for people traveling with pets.

Vacations in Black Hills

The area and getting around

Arriving in Black Hills

The closest major airport to Black Hills is Rapid City Regional Airport, which is served by a variety of airlines and direct flights. It takes around an hour to drive from the airport to Black Hills, which is 50 miles away. Car rentals are available at the airport and in Rapid City. It is highly recommended to rent a car during your stay.

Getting around Black Hills

Black Hills encompasses a massive area with a variety of natural features, making a private car absolutely necessary for getting around the area. Although the major points of interest are all located just a short driving distance away from each other, walking is not an option and public transportation is very limited. The many different scenic drives between attractions is one of the best parts of the Black Hills experience!

Travelers and activities

Black Hills for couples

Couples can enjoy a memorable and scenic drive along the 14-mile Wildlife Loop Road. Here you’re bound to see a variety of local wildlife including eagles, prairie dogs, antelope, bison, bighorn, and elk. Enjoy a date night at an upscale restaurant in nearby Rapid City. Juniper is a fine-dining restaurant serving creative, top-rated dishes in an atmospheric setting offering the ultimate date night ambience. Or, opt for a romantic dinner at The Wine Cellar, which serves beautiful plates of fresh farm-to-table style dishes.

Black Hills for families

Black Hills is brimming with fun, family-friendly activities. Visit the historic Adams House which was constructed in the 1890s. You can do a tour of the beautiful Queen Anne-style mansion, which was once regarded as the “grandest house west of the Mississippi.” Learn about the history of the house during a tour where you’ll see furnishings, artifacts, and household items that reflect the time period it was built. Families with children can enjoy a fun day at Storybrook Island, an amusement park held on 8.5-acres of land where kids can ride a train and a carousel, jump around in the bounce house, and more!

Black Hills was once the territory of the Western Sioux Tribe. The Cheyenne, Kiowa, Crow, and Arapho are some other Native American tribes who were believed to inhabit parts of this region as well.

Top 5 travel tips in Black Hills

1. Visit the iconic Mount Rushmore National Memorial

A visit to this iconic All-American wonder is a must for any visitor in Black Hills. The massive carving of four famous US Presidents was completed in 1941 and is a true sight to behold! It is set in the mountains of Black Hills and surrounded by beautiful forest and mountain scenery.

2. Take a scenic drive along Iron Mountain Road

Enjoy a glimpse of the beauty of Black Hills as you drive along Iron Mountain Road. The route features several tunnels, bridges, and exceptionally beautiful viewpoints. The road connects Lake Sylvan to Mount Rushmore, meaning you can enjoy all 3 attractions in one trip! Drive here during the fall months when the foliage is in its peak for the best scenic views.

3. Drive through Bear Country USA

Drive the along the scenic 2-mile stretch of road through Bear Country USA. Here you can see a variety of animals thriving in their natural habitats from the safety of your vehicle. Popular wildlife sightings include elk, wolves, bears, buffalo, eagles, prairie dogs, and more!

4. Walk through Historic Old Town

Head to the nearby small-town of Deadwood to explore one of the prettiest Historic Old Town districts in America. The Main Street area boasts a variety of historic-style buildings which are home to boutique shops, museums, historic sites, art galleries, bars, eateries, and more! Spend a few hours exploring the town and grab some souvenirs to take back home with you at one of the many gift shops.

5. Visit the peaceful Sylvan Lake

This stunning lake is set inside of Custer State Park. You can enjoy a variety of activities at the lake, including swimming, hiking, paddleboarding, and kayaking. There’s a map which marks the many hiking trails within the park. Bring a cooler with drinks and snacks to enjoy at one of the picnic tables as you take in the beautiful scenery of the lake.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Black Hills

On average, what was the cost for vacation rentals in Black Hills last year?

At an average cost of $376 per night, Black Hills lies at the upper end of the price range for vacation rentals in the USA.

During which months can you find the best price for vacation rentals in Black Hills?

Those who want to save as much as possible travel to Black Hills in April, May, or September, which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of $309, $321, and $352 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Black Hills?

When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in Black Hills, the months that cost the most are, in order of highest to lowest, August, December and January, with average prices per night of $458, $428, and $396, respectively.

Is Black Hills a good location for a last-minute getaway?

It's worthwhile to be proactive in Black Hills as only 21% of the accommodations are available throughout the year, according to last year's data.

When are more vacation rentals available?

November, October and December are, in order of highest to lowest, the months that have the largest number of accommodations available, with an average availability of 42%, 35%, and 30%. However, even during these periods of time, when the availability is the highest, the average is just 35%. So it is still important you always book your vacation early Black Hills.

How many vacation rentals does Holidu have in Black Hills?

Our catalog features approximately 1,000 properties from 2 partners, giving you plenty of choices when searching for your next dream vacation rental!

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