- TripBuzz found 76 things to do with kids in or near Hill City, South Dakota, including 68 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Rapid City, Custer, Keystone and Crazy Horse.
- From Teddy Bear Town to Black Hills Central Railroad, the Hill City area offers 50 different types of family activities, including: Specialty Museums, Hiking Trails, Rock Climbing and Theaters.
- A dominant force in the black hills mining community, the city of Hill City was named for the black hills mining rush in the 19th century. Visitors enjoy many interesting and one-of-a-kind attractions including a museum that houses the bones of the largest T-Rex ever found, the Black Hills Gold Museum and an array of shops and eateries.
Andy's Trail Rides provides horseback riding services for riders of all ages and skill levels. In addition to the general horse rides, there are also special trips offered by the company for fishermen, hunters, or those who wish to experience an authentic sleigh ride.
Twenty-two miles are covered by the Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway. The road allows visitors to view the beauty of the area without having to leave the comfort of their cars and still have the occasional opportunity to stop and take pictures if they wish.
The Homestake Visitor Center is an informational visitor center that provides information to visitors or local residents about the Homestake Gold Mine and the city of Lead. The center is open daily during the summer months.
Adjacent to the Black Hills and Fort Pierre Railroad Roundhouse, the Living Map Theater covers the history of the Black Hills Gold Rush of 1876. The presentation is projected in a small theater and lasts roughly 35 minutes.
Constructed in 1930, the Adams House forms half of a house-and-museum complex dedicated to the most colorful characters from Deadwood's history. The house is open for tours and contains all of its original interior appointments.
The tour company, Boot Hill Tours, offers tours of the historic town of Deadwood. Topics that the trips cover include Deadwood's 1876 Gold Rush, the killing of Wild Bill at the saloon #10, and historic main street buildings.