- TripBuzz found 35 things to do with kids in or near Deadwood, South Dakota, including 25 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Spearfish, Lead, Belle Fourche and Sturgis.
- From Blacktail Horseback & Walking Tours to Terry Peak Ski Area, the Deadwood area offers 50 different types of family activities, including: Bus Tours, History Museums, Skiing & Snowboarding and Specialty Museums.
- Located on the eastern border of South Dakota is the city of Deadwood. It's rich history as a former gold rush town make it an exciting and historical place to visit. The town's early life inspired the hit HBO series, Deadwood, to retell the city's former tales. The city's most popular attractions include 1876 Dinner Theatre, mine excursions, museums and shopping.
The Motion Unlimited Museum is an antique car museum that includes project cars, trucks, pick-up trucks, and restored vehicles. The museum sits in a 13,000-sqft building that includes gas pumps, pedal tractors, and signs.
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Airplane and space exploration enthusiasts always linger in the South Dakota Air & Space Museum, dedicated to preserving aircraft and other flight paraphenalia. There are indoor and outdoor exhibits. Tours are also available.
The sculptor of Mount Rushmore, Gutzon Borglum, is the focus of the Gutzon Borglum Historical Center. Visitors learn about Borglum's life and work, including the painstaking process the artist underwent while designing and executing the Mount Rushmore design.
Keystone is home to the Presidential Wax Museum, an impressive institution featuring life-size sculptures of all United States Presidents. The museum also has a restaurant called the Executive Order Grill and a mini-golf course.
Named after the sculptor of Mount Rushmore, Borglum Historical Center features a behind the scenes look at the effort, time, tools, and perseverance that went in to making one of the country's greatest wonders.
Keystone, South Dakota is home to the Mount Rushmore National Memorial, a national landmark whose fame is only surpassed by the Statue of Liberty. Mount Rushmore bears the carved likenesses of four Presidents: Washington, Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.
One of the most popular features of the Rushmore Tramway is the Presidents' Alpine Slide, a winding downhill path. Those with a need for speed can rocket down the Slide, but each cart also has a handbrake that allows for slower travel.