- Our list of the best things to do in Lead, South Dakota, features the top 60 nearby activities — including 22 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Lead, SD has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Places, and Food & Drink.
- The results below include the top 11 things to do within the city of Lead, SD , followed by 49 popular activities in nearby cities, including Deadwood, Spearfish, Sturgis, Belle Fourche, Nemo, Piedmont and Beulah
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.
Deadwood, South Dakota is home to the Mount Moriah Cemetery, a scenic burial ground nestled between two hills. It contains the mortal remains of many local celebrities and others who were influential in founding and running Deadwood in its earliest years.
Located in the heart of Deadwood., the Belle Joli Winery Tasting Room offers a full line of varietals from its nearby 5-acre vineyard. In addition to traditional reds and whites, they also feature sparkling and dessert wines.
Offering informative and entertaining tours of the historic town of Deadwood and the Mt. Moriah Cemetery where Western legends like Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok are buried, Alkali Ike Tours uses a full size bus to accommodate large groups.
Learn about the life of pioneers and miners at the Days of '76 Museum, dedicated to the region's settlers during the 1876 gold rush. The two-storey museum uses Western and American Indian artifacts, photos, art and archives to illustrate an exciting time and place.