Hill City is a quiet little town in Pennington County, South Dakota. Well known tourist attractions within its nest are Mount Rushmore, Custer State Park and the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. It is also well known as the center for the arts in the area. Hill City is also part of the Black Hills on where recreational activities abound.
Recreational opportunities that will surely make your stay in Hill City include biking, hiking or fishing for starters. If you’re new a mountain bike enthusiast, a pro angler or someone who enjoys hiking in the mountains, then the Black Hills is the perfect place for you. Hill City also offers lots of attractions that you and your family can enjoy.
Here are but a few of some attractions in Hill City South Dakota:
1880 Train – Experience a relaxing vintage steam train ride you can never forget with the 1880 Baldwin Locomotive. It offers a two hour and fifteen minute rail trip from the scenic beauty of Hill City to Keystone and back.
Teddy Bear Town – Teddy Bear Town is the home of the “Largest Teddy Bear Collection”. Over 7,500 huggable teddy bears you could ever imagine are stacked up in cottages. The shop runs on donations and you can visit the wonderful teddy bears for free!
Bear Country U.S.A. – The largest collection of privately owned black bears in the world is just a few miles south of Rapid City. Bear Country U.S.A. offers a three-mile drive where you can almost grasp black bears, deer, buffalos, and other Northern American mammals.
Dakota Nature & Art – Dakota Nature & Art gallery is all about “Art That Touches Your Emotions”. Visiting this art gallery will surely make your stay in Hill City fun, educational and enriching. It features bronze sculptures, paintings, jewelries, blown and flame work glass, and home decors that satisfy your artistic tastes. The artists’ works represent the feeling of Western South Dakota.
Crooked Creek Campground & Resort – Crooked Creek Campground & Resort is the perfect place for an affordable family vacation. Enjoy tenting (beside the spring creek), RV lots, and Lakota Sioux Teepees in this quiet resort. You can also wander into Hill City and discover the place’s traditions and its friendly western hospitality. Just be careful not to get lost.
There are other spots that you and your family may want to visit or you can just enjoy the simple yet wonderful scenery that the Black Hills has to offer. To enjoy all the recreational fun of the Black Hills and other attractions, be sure to look for a Hill City condo near the Black Hills and just a few miles drive to the attractions mentioned above.