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Custer
Enveloped in the grandeur of the Black Hills, Custer makes the perfect base for your South Dakota vacation, whether you are visiting Custer State Park to learn about Custer's Last Stand, heading up to see the wonder of Mount Rushmore and the yet-unfinished Crazy Horse Memorial, making a motorcycle pilgrimage to Sturgis or spelunking in Wind Cave. Custer itself has much to offer, from family outings at Flintstones Bedrock City to hoe-down dinners at a chuck wagon cookout.

All things to do » Things to do

Custer State Park
Custer State Park
A 73,000-acre wilderness that draws comparisons to Yellowstone National Park when it comes to spectacular scenery and abundant wildlife.
Attraction type: State Parks
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Black Hills National Forest
Black Hills National Forest
This empty expanse where Native Americans once roamed is now a national forest.
Attraction type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; National Parks; Forests
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Sylvan Lake
Sylvan Lake
Popular lake in Custer State Park.
Attraction type: Bodies of Water
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Needles Eye
Needles Eye
A geological formation located in Custer State Park.
Attraction type: Geologic Formations
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Wildlife Loop Road
Wildlife Loop Road
An 18-mile scenic drive in Custer State Park.
Attraction type: Scenic Drives
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Black Hills Burger and Bun Co.
Black Hills Burger and Bun Co.
Ranked #1 of 35 Restaurants in Custer
Price: $6 - $10
Cuisines: Hamburgers
Baker's Bakery & Cafe
Baker's Bakery & Cafe
Ranked #2 of 35 Restaurants in Custer
Cuisines: American, Bakery
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Dessert
Bobkat's Purple Pie Place
Bobkat's Purple Pie Place
Ranked #3 of 35 Restaurants in Custer
Price: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American, Bakery
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Maria's Mexican
Maria's Mexican
Ranked #4 of 35 Restaurants in Custer
Cuisines: Mexican
Mac's Grub
Mac's Grub
Ranked #5 of 35 Restaurants in Custer
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Hamburgers, Sandwiches

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Fort Welikit Family Campground
Fort Welikit Family Campground
$20 - $41
Ranked #4 of 22 Specialty Lodging in Custer
Chief Motel
Chief Motel
$49 - $99
Ranked #5 of 19 Hotels in Custer
Bavarian Inn
Bavarian Inn
$66 - $144
Ranked #7 of 19 Hotels in Custer
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Dakota Dream Bed & Breakfast & Horse Hotel
Dakota Dream Bed & Breakfast & Horse Hotel
$95 - $175
Ranked #1 of 3 Custer B&B and Inns
Holiday Inn Express Custer
2.5 of 5
Holiday Inn Express Custer
$110 - $188
Ranked #4 of 19 Hotels in Custer
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Comfort Inn & Suites Custer
2.5 of 5
Comfort Inn & Suites Custer
$93 - $182
Ranked #6 of 19 Hotels in Custer
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.