- TripBuzz found 35 things to do with kids in or near Sturgis, South Dakota, including 32 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Deadwood, Spearfish, Lead and Belle Fourche.
- From Sturgis Community Center to Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame, the Sturgis area offers 50 different types of family activities, including: Specialty Museums, Military Museums, Sports Facilities/Fields and History Museums.
- Home to one of the largest annual motorcycle events in the world, the city of Sturgis, normally a quiet suburban town, is a thriving tourist hot spot in the late summer months. The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally attracts thousands of visitors from around the world to enjoy the areas open roads, local eateries and lodging. Visitors throughout the year can also enjoy the local state park, museums and explore local caves.
A 29 acre park, Canyon Lake Park offers a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities. The park has four picnic pavilions, walking and jogging trails, a boat ramp with paddleboats for rent, and fishing access.
Located on the campus of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, the Museum of Geology houses a fascinating collection of prehistoric fossils, minerals, and rocks. Visitors will be enthralled with the Triceratops, Tyrannosaurus, and spectacular marine reptiles.
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2707 Mt. Rushmore Road, Rapid City, SD MoreLess Info
Mt. Rushmore Black Hills Gold Factory Tour is a 90 minute jewelry factory tour where visitors can watch the lost-wax casting process and see diamonds cast in molten gold. The free tour also offers complimentary coffee and cookies.
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Ellsworth Air Force Base, Rapid City, SD MoreLess Info
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.