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Cheap Vacations in South Dakota

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South Dakota vacations

Elk Creek Resort
Grand Gateway Hotel
Motel 6 Rapid City, SD
GrandStay Residential Suites - Rapid City
Courtyard by Marriott Rapid City
Staybridge Suites Rapid City - Rushmore, an IHG Hotel
Serena Inn & Suites- Rapid City
Super 8 by Wyndham Aberdeen East
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Aberdeen
Residence Inn Rapid City

6-7 night South Dakota vacations

Elk Creek Resort
Grand Gateway Hotel
Motel 6 Rapid City, SD
GrandStay Residential Suites - Rapid City
Courtyard by Marriott Rapid City
Staybridge Suites Rapid City - Rushmore, an IHG Hotel
Serena Inn & Suites- Rapid City
Residence Inn Rapid City
Best Western Ramkota Hotel
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Rapid City
Clarion Inn

Top places to visit in South Dakota

South Dakota Vacation Deal FAQ's

Where to find South Dakota package deals?

On CheapTickets, you can find package deals in South Dakota as low as $691!

When is peak season in South Dakota?

July, August, June are very popular times to visit South Dakota.

When is the best time to visit South Dakota?

If you're looking for cheap vacations to South Dakota, August is the best time to visit South Dakota.

When is the worst time time to visit South Dakota?

Prices for South Dakota vacations can peak during March.

When is low season in South Dakota?

We have found January, November, December to be the least-crowded time of the year to visit South Dakota.

Flight deals to South Dakota

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Sat, May 22 - Mon, May 24
DEN
Denver
FSD
Sioux Falls
$87
Frontier Airlines
Thu, Jun 10 - Fri, Jun 11
DEN
Denver
CDR
Chadron
$98
Boutique Air
Sat, May 15 - Mon, May 17
ATL
Atlanta
FSD
Sioux Falls
$167
Frontier Airlines
Wed, May 19 - Sat, May 22
DFW
Dallas
FSD
Sioux Falls
$167
Frontier Airlines
Wed, Jul 7 - Tue, Jul 13
PHX
Phoenix
FSD
Sioux Falls
$192
American Airlines
Tue, May 18 - Thu, May 20
SEA
Seattle
SUX
Sioux City
$197
United

Welcome to South Dakota

Your South Dakota vacation

South Dakota vacations provide the opportunity to see a state with a unique culture and varied scenery. Visitors to the area can experience the starkness of the Badlands or the beauty of Custer State Park. You can venture into the past with historic landmarks or experience the best of today with festivals and art galleries. Get to know the history of the first settlers through events on the reservations or visit the rodeos or go horseback riding. You will find something for every taste in South Dakota.

Best time to take a vacation to South Dakota

Best Time to Go

Summer is a great time to plan South Dakota vacations, with numerous attractions and events filling every month. The weather is perfect for outdoor activities, with hot days and cool nights. For those who prefer a less crowded visit in their South Dakota travel, spring and autumn provide the perfect opportunities to see the state. The annual Oglala Lakota Nation Wacipi is a chance for visitors to learn about the natives of South Dakota and enjoy beautiful crafts and inspiring dance. This event is held every August on the first weekend in Pine Ridge, the largest Indian Reservation in the state.

Popular South Dakota experiences

Badlands National Park

The Badlands National Park, where you can go hiking through buttes and spires and wander through canyons.

Black Hills Cave

Black Hills Caves, a series of eight caves with some of the most unusual formations in the world.

Corn Palace

The Corn Palace, an unusual major tourist attraction during the summer months, allows visitors to enjoy a guided tour.

Crazyhorse Memorial

Crazyhorse Memorial, a unique experience in South Dakota.

Custer State Park

Custer State Park, where you can see unique rock formations called Needles and catch a glimpse of the buffalo and other wild animals that roam free.

Deadwood

Deadwood, located in western South Dakota, an entire town dedicated to telling the story of the Wild West.

Mammoth Historic Site

Mammoth Historic site, the largest historical mammoth research site, teaches guests the history of these creatures through exhibits.

Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore, the most popular site in the state. Viewing the faces of four former presidents should be part of everyone’s South Dakota vacations.

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum, established in 2001, contains motorcycles from as far back as 1905, along with other exhibits and photographs.

Insider tips for South Dakota travel

Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo

Spend an evening at the Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo to see competitions that have been around for over a century.

Evans Plunge

Cool off on a hot day at Evans Plunge in Hot Springs, a springs-fed indoor pool filled with mineral water with water slides, kiddie slides, and traveling rings.

Prairie Berry

Enjoy a break from sightseeing on your South Dakota vacations and have lunch at the Prairie Berry winery near Mount Rushmore.

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Visit the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in August for a week and enjoy races, exhibits, and other activities dedicated to motorcycle enthusiasts.

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