Looking for a bit of history? There’s never a lack of things to do on your Black Hills vacation. The area is rich with National Parks and world-renowned monuments. Take some time and immerse yourself in the beauty and culture of the Black Hills during your vacation. Visit Mt. Rushmore, the Shrine of Democracy, and learn about the fascinating process that turned the local area to a beacon of democracy for the country. Then, head on over to Crazy Horse Memorial and watch as crews carve the legendary leader into the mountainside. While there, learn all about Native American Culture and History. From there, take in the scenery of the beautiful Black Hills and travel to the alien landscape of the Badlands.

Experience all of these attractions on your Black Hills vacation when you stay at the Powder House Lodge in Keystone. Utilize our itinerary builder to plan and create the perfect vacation for you and your family. There are always plenty of things to do on your Black Hills vacation, and we’re here to help you create the best possible experience for you and your family. After you’ve finished building the perfect itinerary be sure to make your reservations at the Powder House Lodge. Or, give us a call at 800-321-0692 and we’d be happy to answer any questions you might have about finding the perfect cabin or things to do during your Black Hills vacation.


Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Photo of Mount Rushmore from Highway 16 near the monument's entrance.

Crazy Horse Memorial

Photo of Crazy Horse Memorial

Black Hills National Forest

Photo of the Black Hills National Forest

Custer State Park

Photo of a Buffalo herd inside of Custer State Park.

Badlands National Park

Photo of the Badlands National Park outside of Wall, South Dakota.

Jewel Cave National Monument

Photo of a family and guide deep inside of Jewel Cave.

D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery & Archives

Photo of a school of trout at the DC Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery and Archives.

Minuteman Missile National Historic Site

Minuteman Missile National Historic Site

Wind Cave National Park

Wind Cave National Park

Devils Tower

Devil's Tower