South Dakota

Most people know that Mount Rushmore is in South Dakota, but many people don’t know how much more there is to do there. Here are our favorite South Dakota destinations for families.

Black Hills

The ULTIMATE Black Hills Itinerary for Families | | Mount Rushmore | South Dakota | summer vacation

Black Hills Itinerary

Tips for visiting Mount Rushmore with a family | | SouthDakota | BlackHills | summer vacation

Mount Rushmore

Tips for families at South Dakota's Bear Country U.S.A. It's on the way to Mount Rushmore from Rapid City! | | Black Hills | family vacation | road trip ideas | summer vacation | travel | bear cubs

Bear Country U.S.A.

Which is better: Jewel Cave vs Wind Cave? We wondered this before our Black Hills family vacation and visited both caves in the end. They're both good, but if you can only do one, we list the differences in this post | | South Dakota | summer vacation

Wind Cave and Jewel Cave

Tips for visiting Deadwood, South Dakota with kids | | Black Hills | Sturgis | Mount Rushmore | Mount Moriah | summer vacation


Tips for visiting the Mammoth Site in Hot Springs, South Dakota with kids. If anyone in your family loves fossils, this is a MUST on your Black Hills vacation. | | Mount Rushmore | dinosaur museum | travel | summer vacation

Mammoth Site

Headed to the Black Hills with children? You'll want to know about Storybook Park in Rapid City, South Dakota | | summer vacation | family travel

Storybook Island

Reptile Gardens

Custer State Park

Hotel Review: Howard Johnson Inn and Suites


6 FUN things to do at Badlands National Park with kids | | South Dakota | findyourpark | summer vacation ideas | familytravel

Badlands National Park

Wall Drug



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Fun things to do with kids in Pennsylvania | | family vacation ideas | Black Hills | Rapid City | Mount Rushmore | summer travel | spring break