- Our list of the best things to do in Custer, South Dakota, features the top 92 nearby activities — including 41 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Custer, SD has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Tours.
- The results below include the top 28 things to do within the city of Custer, SD , followed by 65 popular activities in nearby cities, including Keystone, Hill City, Rapid City, Hot Springs and Crazy Horse
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8220 Elk Creek Road, Piedmont, SD 57769 MoreLess Info
Within the Elk Creek Resort is the Petrified Forest of the Black Hills. The site is one of the largest out-croppingsof fossilized petrified wood in the region and features a one hour tour that includes a 15 minute video overview of the attraction.
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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.
Seasonal outdoor activities are common along the George S. Mickelson Trail. Visitors are able to bike, hike, go horseback riding, ski, or ride snowmobiles along the trail depending on the season, or they can simply enjoy the scenic setting.
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.