Exploration Guru’s Guide

Keystone, South Dakota is the perfect destination for thrill-seekers who are always on the lookout for their next adventure. Enjoy a day filled with twists and turns with this exciting itinerary!

Breakfast at Grapes & Grinds

You’ll need a hearty breakfast for your jam-packed day, so stop by Grapes & Grinds in Keystone for a cup of freshly ground Dark Canyon coffee and a variety of bagels with an accompaniment of cream cheeses and locally made nut butters. Browse their selection of creamy fudge that is made right in the store and makes an excellent gift – or a rich indulgence for after your expedition.

Tour with GeoFunTrek

Get ready for a tour of a lifetime with GeoFunTrek, a company whose customizable expeditions and informative guides have earned them a perfect score on TripAdvisor.  They will help you put together the perfect tour where you will be able to observe wildlife, bike through scenic trails, and even ATV through the rugged terrain of the Black Hills. No matter what area you choose to explore, you’re sure to enjoy the convenience of having informed guides on hand to let you in on the region’s hidden gems.

Mountain Coaster and More at Rush Mountain Adventure Park

Continue the excitement by heading to Keystone’s Rush Mountain Adventure Park where you can find fun on all levels. Explore Rushmore Cave on a scenic cave tour, cruise down the mountain on the Rushmore Mountain Coaster, experience the Soaring Eagle Zipline Ride, shoot’em up at the Gunslinger 7-D Interactive Ride, and find your inner daredevil at the NEW Wingwalker Challenge Course. 

Rush Mountain Adventure Park

A Mountain of Family Fun

Dinner at The Stables at Palmer Gulch

The last stop on your list is The Stables at Palmer Gulch for an authentic Chuckwagon Dinner. Saddle up or take a backseat in one of their horse-drawn covered wagons. Your meal will be prepared perfectly over a campfire in a remote mountain meadow. You’ll enjoy a real cowboy music show performed by local waddies and ranchers under a big South Dakota sky.

Stables at Palmer Gulch Chuckwagon

The Only SURE ENOUGH Chuckwagon Show in the Black Hills

More Itineraries

Family's First Vacation

Are you planning your first trip to the Black Hills with your family? Well, we have some hotspots you won't want to miss. Since Keystone, South Dakota is centrally located, it makes traveling with your family or young children a breeze.

Scratch That Off Your Bucket List

Live on the wild side during your stay in the monumental and epic Black Hills of South Dakota! Keystone is home to a variety of adventures that will let you cross some exciting expeditions off of your bucket list.

Exploration Guru's Guide

Keystone, South Dakota is the perfect destination for thrill-seekers who are always on the lookout for their next adventure. Enjoy a day filled with twists and turns with this exciting itinerary!

Family Fun for Everyone

Whether you're traveling with toddlers or teenagers, you won't have to worry about hearing "I'm bored" while the entire family is having a blast experiencing all that the Black Hills has to offer.

Keystone – Your Monumental Playground!

If you come to the Black Hills of South Dakota, we're pretty sure you're not allowed to leave without saying "Hello & Goodbye!" to those famous faces on Mount Rushmore. We're also confident your visit won't be complete without staying at least four or five nights in the "key" to your "monumental playground"—Keystone!