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Nenzel
Experience the Sandhills of Nebraska with genuine Cowboy surroundings. Come off the highway and relax for a spell with a rustic wagon ride and learn about area history, settlement and the ranching way of life from area cowboys and ranchers.
Philip
The Prairie Homestead is one of the very few sod dwellings intact today. The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's cultural resources worthy of preservation. In 1974 the Prairie Homestead was placed on this list. I...
Philip
Here you will find remnants of the Cold War, including an underground launch control center and a missile silo. Minuteman missiles held the power to destroy civilization. Yet the same destructive force acted as a deterrent which kept the peace for th...
Custer
Come visit Four Mile Old West Town and experience this wonderful slice of history. Four Mile is situated in the heart of the Black Hills and was named Four Mile by the Earliest stagecoach line that came through this area. As you tour the site you ...
Crazy Horse
Crazy Horse Memorial, home of the world's largest mountain sculpture in progress, is in the Black Hills of South Dakota on U.S. Highway 16/385 just 17 miles southwest of Mount Rushmore. Sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski began the project in 1948 at the ...
Lead
Our surface tour of the Homestake Mining Operation takes you through the historic town of Lead and Homestake's underground surface operation. It follows the mining process including hoisting, crushing and milling of the underground ore and views Home...
Spearfish
High Plains Western Heritage Center contains a five-state regional museum founded to honor the old west pioneers and the Native Americans of North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and Nebraska. Western artifacts, western art, live animals and ...
Pierre
- provides interactive exhibits and hands-on science activities that are fun and educational. A Science Playground for the Whole Family. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in South Dakota
Evans Plunge
(69 Miles)
Hot Springs
Try the waterslides or relax in the gigantic pool filled with rejuvenating naturally warm mineral water(87F). This sparkling spring water flows from an thermal spring at a rate of 5K gals/min. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking...
Rapid City
Perfectly situated on the road to Mount Rushmore, this 17 acre waterslide park is number one for fun in the Black Hills of South Dakota!
Rapid City
The largest indoor waterpark in the Dakota's 30,000 square foot of waterpark, arcade and concessions.
Spearfish
The standout feature is the outdoor waterpark, with 3 huge water slides, lazy river, kiddie pool and splash pad. Lap pool and lessons also available, plus Adventure Walk and Climbing Wall.
Family FunPlex
(189 Miles)
Greeley
Fully equipped water park with slides and features, water balloon battle ground, park with playground, miniature golf, game zone and more! An absolutely full day out, if you have the energy to do it all!
Hot Springs
Imagine a place where as far as the eye can see, miles and miles to the horizon, you can view America as it was 300 years ago. Imagine a place, long revered by the American Indians, where the Cheyenne River flows in all four directions and eagles' sh...
Riverside Zoo
(75 Miles)
Scottsbluff
At this 23 acre zoological park you will enjoy up close encounters with a family of chimpanzees, Moose, Lions, Red Pandas, Tigers and a walk through aviary. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Nebra...
Rapid City
Our beautifully landscaped park includes the Bewitched Village, which is a Family Fun Station with Gemstone and Arrowhead sluicing, a Blacklight 3D Adventure with the dizzying Black Hole, an Air Brush Tattoo Parlor, numerous fun photo opportunities, ...
Bear Country USA
(104 Miles)
Rapid City
Very few people have had a full-grown black bear look in the window of their family car, or if they have, it was not by choice. Even fewer have seen a reindeer or a elk up close. However, many people are getting experiences like these at Bear Country...
Spearfish
A rescue and rehabilitation facility welcoming visitors to meet and and learn about over 360 animals, plus additional walking tours and educational demonstrations.
Custer
offers five tours that feature additional sights and adventures, but all of them start with the glorious Black Hills.
Hill City
Over the Hills & Beyond the Imagination! Imagine yourself immersed in the staggering beauty of the Black Hills of Western South Dakota! Imagine you're gliding over the rugged landscape aboard a vintage steam train, like those that helped settle the G...
Juneau
Board the 56\' Adventure Bound for an unforgettable glacier cruise to the best of Alaska. Tracy Arm, a classic fjord, has it all - snow capped peaks, shear rock palisades, waterfalls, rainbows and tidewater glaciers. Drift among the icebergs for the ...
Gering
We have roller skates, roller blades and inflatables for all ages!
Custer
Bedrock comes alive in this modern Stone-Age setting of fun-filled buildings and play areas. Tour Fred's Bedrock City. Ride the Flintmobile and Iron Horse Train. See Mt.Rockmore and enjoy the new Flintstone Trio Show. One of the many places to go if...
North Platte
Cody Go Karts is great place which offers fun for the entire family. We feature rides and games supervised for your safety and enjoyment. Open seven days a week, Cody Go Karts' lot is fully lit, so your fun doesn't end when the sun goes down! So come...
Chadron
Dedicated to the memory of the traders and trappers who explored a continent, and to the Indians with whom they traded, played, and fought. TELLING THE STORY OF AMERICA'S MOST ROMANTIC BUSINESS The fur trade is the first great romance of Americ...
Hot Springs
Stand on the edge of discovery and walk where mammoths, bears, American lions and other Ice Age animals walked... The Mammoth Site in Hot Springs, South Dakota is the world's largest mammoth research facility where you can tour an active paleontol...
Gering
Wildlife World is just what the name suggests: A world with a collection of over 500 wild animals from seven continents of pre-historic animals, birds, butterflies and other species natural to the western Nebraska area. Housed by the WyoNebraska Natu...
Gering
Welcome! This is our way of preserving the Farm and Ranch Heritage in honor of our ancestors. Please visit us in person soon! Farm And Ranch Museum (FARM) is located just below famous Scotts Bluff National Monument. What is unique at FARM? One ha...
Gering
Step back in time as you visit the North Platte Valley Museum in Gering, Nebraska, a private non-profit museum situated on the Oregon - California, and Pony Express Trails, in the shadow of Scotts Bluff National Monument, and 20 miles west of Chimney...
Custer
Visit this AAA rated family attraction.Inside our carving studio today\'s magic continues to happen. During most of the season, Kieth Morrill, NMW\'s resident woodcarver, or guest woodcarvers from all corners of the U.S., bring thier individual talle...
Keystone
Beneath the watchful gaze of Mount Rushmore in the beautiful Black Hills sits the National Presidential Wax Museum. Visitors gain insight into our nation's democracy through life-size, life-like wax figures depicting our country's most shaping experi...
Rapid City
The Journey Museum and Gardens (7 acres) is a historical museum, with gardens, located at 222 New York Street, Rapid City, South Dakota, USA in the historic Black Hills. It is open daily except for major holidays; an admission fee is charged for muse...
Deadwood
Come to a place where the past is always present, where legacies linger and legends meet Deadwood's fabled Adams Museum & House. Deadwood's Adams Museum is the oldest history museum in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Pioneer businessman W.E. Ada...
Old West Museum
(151 Miles)
Cheyenne
The history of the world's largest outdoor rodeo and western celebration comes alive at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Wyoming
Cheyenne
The Nelson Museum is dedicated to the preservation of fine Cowboy and Native American objects as well as fine Western art. Rodeo, cowboy and Native American objects comprise the largest part of the Museum's collection of more than 6,000 artifacts.
Cheyenne
The Museum is in historic Building 210, which was the Army commander's headquarters at the turn of the century. You will find exhibits in the first floor rooms, as well as the museum annex building 211, depicting the history of missiles and that of ...
Pierre
The Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society has 15,000 square ft. of exhibition space located in the Cultural Heritage Center.
Morgan
he Fort Morgan Museum tells the story of Fort Morgan and Morgan County through permanent and temporary exhibits that showcase the museum's collection. It also takes advantage of traveling exhibits from other institutions throughout the United States...
Greeley
This one-of-a-kind facility features over 600 railroad-related artifacts ranging from a Virginia and Truckee Railroad switch key to a full-sized Colorado and Southern wooden Caboose available for examining both inside and out.
Fort Collins
Explore the new Fort Collins Museum of Discovery in Fort Collins! Just 60 miles from Denver and 45 miles from Cheyenne, FCMoD blends science, history and culture into an interactive and engaging museum that literally offers the best of all worlds! C...
Harrison
Museum, Miocene mammal fossil displays, 12 minute movie about the fossil discoveries. The Cook Collection of American Indian artifacts, beautiful and noteworthy pieces of handcrafted items given to rancher James Cook and his family. Two walking trail...
Lake Minatare
(64 Miles)
Minatare
With more than 2,000 acres of water, there's plenty of room for exhilarating water sport fun. Jump in your speedboat and pull skiers around in the refreshing water, or settle onto the beach for an afternoon of sun tanning and swimming.
Interior
Containing the world's richest Oligocene epoch fossil beds, dating 37-28 million years old, the evolutionary stories of mammals such as the horse and rhinoceros arise from the 244,000 acres of sharply eroded buttes, pinnacles, and spires. Bison, bigh...
Custer
Custer State Park in the Black Hills encompasses 71,000 acres of spectacular terrain and an abundance of wildlife. Within the park, you'll discover a world of adventure!
Fort Laramie
(100 Miles)
Fort Laramie
This "grand old post," established as a private fur trading fort in 1834, witnessed the entire sweeping saga of America's western expansion and Indian resistance to encroachment on their territories. Indians, trappers, traders, missionaries, emigrant...
Spearfish
Free! Features include 10 acres of grounds, a museum, vintage hardware and period buildings. Educational and fascinating.
Devils Tower
(167 Miles)
Devils Tower
Devils Tower rises 1267 feet above the Belle Fourche River. Once hidden, erosion has revealed Devils Tower. This 1347 acre park is covered with pine forests, woodlands, and grasslands. Deer, prairie dogs, and other wildlife are seen. Also known as B...
Rapid City
Along with being the only indoor carting facility in rapid city you can also use the Lazer Tag, Batting Cage, Paint Ball, Arcade and Bumper Cars. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in South Dakota
Cheyenne
Everybody knows that Roller City is the best place to go to have a fun filled time with your friends and family!
Fort Collins
Take a whitewater rafting vacation today. We offer rafting adventures on the Cache La Poudre River near Estes Park Colorado. Come see what river rafting in Colorado is all about. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to...

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