Keystone, South Dakota may have started with humble beginnings as a mining town, but throughout the years it has blossomed into a booming tourist town tucked away in the pines of the Black Hills. In Keystone and the surrounding area there are a large variety of things to do all year round for all ages!
Keystone boasts many different fun, educational attractions where you can learn about the history of Keystone, famous individuals who lived here, and about the area of our country that helped so many dreams come true for pioneers and dreamers alike. Take a relaxing ride on the 1880 Train, where you will not only travel back in time, but journey through the scenic Black Hills from Keystone to Hill City. The National Presidential Museum is also an interesting educational stop and features life-size wax replicas of some of the nation's most important figures. And make sure to stop by the Rushmore Borglum Story to learn more behind the sculptor of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Gutzon Borglum.
For those looking to cut loose with family and friends, Keystone offers many South Dakota attractions that will leave the kids begging to come back. Head over to Rush Mountain Adventure Park, where you can tour the interesting stalactite-filled Rushmore Cave, ride a rollercoaster that twists around tall pine trees and zip-line through the fresh mountain air. Rushmore Tramway Adventures also provides thrills for all ages, including zip-lining and an aerial park that is located high up in the trees. At Cosmos Mystery Area, your family can stand on the wall without falling, feel your height change and even feel an unexplained force press on you in the mystery cabin.
The Keystone Visitors Information Center can help you plan your South Dakota attractions and activities for your next vacation. Visit some of our other attractions below and if you have questions, contact us today.