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Private Tour of Mt Rushmore, Custer State Park Wildlife Loop & Crazy Horse
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Private Tour of Mt Rushmore, Custer State Park Wildlife Loop & Crazy Horse

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Discover the best of South Dakota with your own tour guide on this excursion from Rapid City. Spend your day observing local wildlife like American Bison, bighorn sheep, and antelope at Custer State Park. Then, visit the iconic Mount Rushmore before finishing at the unfinished Crazy Horse Memorial that pays tribute to the Native American warrior.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$339.00
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$339.00
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Hot Air Balloon Flight Over Black Hills

Hot Air Balloon Flight Over Black Hills

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Easily book this Black Hills hot air balloon ride ahead of time and avoid the stress of trying to get a last-minute, sunrise ride while in South Dakota. Fly above the black hills for stunning 360-degree views from up above. This hot air balloon tour also comes with a glass of Champagne, a souvenir flight certificate, and a postcard.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$325.00
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$325.00

Jeep Bison Safari + (Sylvan Lake-Needles-Iron Mtn) Public

Jeep Bison Safari + (Sylvan Lake-Needles-Iron Mtn) Public

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Take in fantastic views of Custer Park and increase your chances of getting perfect wildlife and nature shots by taking a tour in a convertible-top safari van. Take in the views from a fire lookout, and spend time driving around in search of wildlife. You'll also stop at scenic Stockade Lake for an included picnic lunch and visit the scenic Sylvan Lake during your tour.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$249.00
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$249.00
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Badlands Sunset and Night Sky Adventure

Badlands Sunset and Night Sky Adventure

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See a different side of Badlands National Park, at sunset and under the night sky, with this experience. Your guide will take you and your party out at dusk, a great time to spot wildlife. After the sun sets, you'll head over to the park ranger-led Night Sky Program, where you'll learn about the universe and maybe even get to see the sky through a telescope.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$289.00
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$289.00
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Mount Rushmore and Black Hills Bus Tour with Live Commentary

Mount Rushmore and Black Hills Bus Tour with Live Commentary

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There's far more to the Black Hills than the faces on famous Mt. Rushmore, and this full-day tour is the best way to get out and experience it all. Explore the neighboring Crazy Horse Memorial before venturing out through Custer State Park for sightings of native wildlife. Throughout the tour, learn about the area's wealth of history and stories, and soak up beautiful mountain scenery you'd never expect of South Dakota.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.04
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$89.04

Bus Tour of Mount Rushmore and the Black Hills

Bus Tour of Mount Rushmore and the Black Hills

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Discover some of South Dakota’s top landmarks—including the iconic Mt. Rushmore—and leave the driving to someone else on this seamless, full-day bus tour. Meet in the morning in Rapid City, hop aboard your air-conditioned coach, and head to Mt. Rushmore to see the larger-than-life sculpture. Next, drive through the Black Hills, stop for lunch (own expense) in Custer State Park, thread the Needles Highway, see the Crazy Horse Memorial, and more.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$114.63
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$114.63

Premiere Private Black Hills Tour: Mt Rushmore, Crazy Horse & Custer State Park

Premiere Private Black Hills Tour: Mt Rushmore, Crazy Horse & Custer State Park

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The best of the Black Hills in one day! Our most popular tour, and a wonderful way to make the most of your time in the beautiful Black Hills. Our experienced, local guides will take you to the highlights of the area. Private tour means you have more time to enjoy the things you want to see, a truly unique and personal experience. This tour is customizable. Questions? Contact us for more information.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$370.00
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$370.00
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Private - Jeep Bison Safari (Needles-Iron Mtn-Sylvan Lake)

Private - Jeep Bison Safari (Needles-Iron Mtn-Sylvan Lake)

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Custer State Park is South Dakota’s largest state park, and if you’re not familiar with your way around, visiting the park can be quite the undertaking. Instead, leave the stress behind and prebook this Custer State Park Private Jeep Safari. You and your private group will travel by the park’s main highlights such as Needles Highway, Stockade Lake, Sylvan Lake, Iron Mountain Road, and Wildlife Loop. A picnic lunch is included.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$449.99
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$449.99
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Private Tour of Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse and Custer State Park
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Private Tour of Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse and Custer State Park

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Don't bother renting a car or planning a thing with this private tour to three celebrated South Dakota monuments: Mount Rushmore National Memorial, the Crazy Horse Memorial, and Custer State Park. After a hassle-free pickup from your hotel, your personal guide transports you to these three landmarks. You visit each attraction—with entry fees included—and learn more as you go with the help of your guide's expert commentary.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$350.00
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$350.00
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Private Tour - Badlands/Wall Drug/Minuteman

Private Tour - Badlands/Wall Drug/Minuteman

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There’s nothing “bad” about touring the Badlands with a guide who’ll drive you to the national park, teach you the history of the area, and make sure you don’t miss any of the best spots for photos. The tour is a highly curated route that takes you to places you’d otherwise miss. From scenic overlooks to the famous Wall Drug Store, and even to the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, where you’ll get to experience ‘duck and cover drills,’ it’s good fun in the Badlands.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$449.00
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$449.00
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Northern Black Hills, Spearfish Canyon and Deadwood Adventure
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Northern Black Hills, Spearfish Canyon and Deadwood Adventure

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This is the only tour you'll experience in the Northern Black Hills that focuses on nature, and the Wild West. It's an opportunity to learn about the characters that shaped the area, then relax and connect with nature. Please read our Google Reviews for My XO Adventures. We'll visit several quaint and stunning destinations. Deadwood, D.C. Booth Fish Hatchery, Roughlock Falls, Spearfish Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, Pathways Spiritual Sanctuary, and a scenic drive through Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway. Along the way, we'll enjoy a picnic lunch in a picturesque location. The Northern Black Hills is one of the most beautiful places in the Hills. We love it, study it, explore it, and share our knowledge during your adventure. ​My XO Adventures has been honored by Travel South Dakota with the Hospitality Award for 2021. We love what we do, and it's our mission to reveal what makes this part of South Dakota so special.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$349.00
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$349.00
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Private - Devil's Tower (Vore Buffalo Jump + Deadwood)

Private - Devil's Tower (Vore Buffalo Jump + Deadwood)

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Visit Devils Tower National Monument and the surrounding area with a professional guide with this tour. You'll make plenty of stops along the way at spots such as the Old Fort Meade Museum, Bear Butte State Park, and the Geographic Center of the Nation Monument, while your guide tells you all about the region's history.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$479.00
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$479.00
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Badlands, Sheep Mountain Table, & Places Unspoiled
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Badlands, Sheep Mountain Table, & Places Unspoiled

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My XO Adventures believes The Badlands can be a wonderful experience for your senses and there are a lot of stories to be told about the park. It's also abundant with wildlife, but you've got to know where to go. We have walked, crawled, climbed, and taken the back roads through the park to find places we know you'll love. This is not a strenuous journey and is suited for all ages. We encourage you to check out our Google Reviews for My XO Adventures online to see what kind of experience you'll enjoy by coming along with us. We take care of the details, and may even have some surprises for you along the way. Every day is different, and we love what we do. We explore the Badlands, not just tour them. Learn about the history, wildlife, fossils, geological shapes, and sacred places. Commonly missed and extraordinary places are where we go.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$329.00
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$329.00
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Private Tour of the Badlands
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Private Tour of the Badlands

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Don’t get crammed into a huge tour with travelers you don’t know—instead, prebook this Badlands National Park Private Tour and visit the national park with a private group. Make additional stops at South Dakota’s Museum of Geology, Wall Drug Store, and Minuteman Missile Visitors Center, as well as the national park. You choose what you’ll do or have your guide plan the day for you.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$350.00
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$350.00
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Shared Tour of Mount Rushmore, Needles Highway and Custer State Park
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Shared Tour of Mount Rushmore, Needles Highway and Custer State Park

We provide activities in the Black Hills that we actually love and enjoy. You'll experience the difference on this small group shared tour of no more than six. from the moment you board our transportation. Questions about the area, best places to visit, things to do, or anything else? We've got you covered. Our tours were given the hospitality award for 2021 by Travel South Dakota. We'll also take photos along the way and provide them to you complimentary at the end of the tour. It's our honor to host and our pleasure to be your choice when visiting the Black Hills of South Dakota.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$219.00
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$219.00

Fun City Scavenger Hunt in Sioux Falls by 3Quest Challenge

Fun City Scavenger Hunt in Sioux Falls by 3Quest Challenge

3Quest Challenge of Sioux Falls is a great way to see the city in a fun way! You'll use an app on your phone to submit photos of items you find around the city. The items will be given to you in riddle form. Get points for finding the items, as well as completing fun challenges as well! The items and challenges will be arranged in 3 different quests. Complete the quests, in order, to finish 3Quest Challenge! Try setting a time limit of 2 hours for yourself to make the game even more intense and see if you can do all 3 quests in the given time! During the game, you'll have a remote guide that will chat with you during the game in case you need anything! Let's see if you can do all 3 quests in Sioux Falls today!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$10.00
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$10.00

Rapid City Scavenger Hunt: City of Presidents

Rapid City Scavenger Hunt: City of Presidents

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Let’s Roam is the #1 app-led scavenger hunt company. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answering trivia questions and solving challenges. Work with your team or compete against them, as you learn new facts and create memorable experiences. Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunts are great as an everyday activity, or for bachelorette parties, birthday parties, corporate team building events and more! Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by person.
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  • 2 hours
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$12.31
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$12.31

Guided Hike of Buzzard's Roost

Guided Hike of Buzzard's Roost

Our tours are unique in that you'll be hiking with a guide that's native to the area. He/She loves what they do, and are familiar not only with your hiking adventure, but also the history behind the Black Hills. You'll learn about the flora, fauna and some of the other great places to visit while you're here!
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  • 3 hours
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Sioux Falls Scavenger Hunt: Rock and Roll Through Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls Scavenger Hunt: Rock and Roll Through Sioux Falls

Turn exploring Sioux Falls into an adventure with this self-guided scavenger hunt. Using just your smartphone, you and your crew will take to the city, hopping from spot to spot (think waterfalls, landmarks, and more) as you collect points, find clues, solve puzzles, and master challenges. Perfect for friend reunions, bachelorette parties, team-building, and beyond, see the city in a fresh way—and see who will be crowned scavenger hunt champion.
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  • 2 hours
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$12.31
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$12.31

Private Mickelson Trail Bicycling Tour

Private Mickelson Trail Bicycling Tour

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You will see areas of the Black Hills few people are able to experience. Learn the incredible history of the Mickelson Trail and what makes this trail so unique. There is a two person minimum to book this tour.
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  • 8 hours
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$325.00
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$325.00

Fun City Scavenger Hunt in Sioux Falls by Wacky Walks

Fun City Scavenger Hunt in Sioux Falls by Wacky Walks

Walk around your Kingdom of Sioux Falls while playing Wacky Walks scavenger hunt! Wacky Walks is an app-based royal scavenger hunt that will allow you to rule in your city! Compete with your group to become the King/Queen amongst your group, while finding items around the city and completing fun challenges. Take a photo of the items you find and the challenges you complete to get points. Try to stay the King or Queen of your group for as long as you can and gain as many points as you can! There's no time limit on Wacky Walks, you can play as long as you'd like, in any area of the city you decide. A remote host will help along the way via chat! Explore Sioux Falls with Wacky Walks!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$10.00
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$10.00

The Badlands Golden Hour
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The Badlands Golden Hour

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We absolutely love spending time in the Badlands. Our guides are highly trained and enjoy sharing the geological, cultural, and wildlife highlights along the way. This is not a repeated script of the Badlands, but more of a testimony of the guides as to how they feel and think about the sacred land. This tour is exclusive to your group, meaning no others will be joining. You have the guide and the vehicle all to yourself.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$279.00
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$279.00
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Private Tour to Mount Rushmore, Custer State Park and the Needles Eye

Private Tour to Mount Rushmore, Custer State Park and the Needles Eye

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South Dakota is rich in history and features beautiful landscapes. On this full-day tour, visit top landmarks near Rapid City including the iconic Mount Rushmore, Custer State Park, and Badlands Wall. You also stop at the Wall Drug Store—a massive shopping complex—and Prarie Dog Town, for a closer look at the curious creatures.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$299.00
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$299.00
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5 Hour Equipment Rental

5 Hour Equipment Rental

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For a hassle-free float down the Big Sioux River—or even right through downtown Sioux Falls—look no further. With this tour, choose from a kayak, standup paddleboard, pedal boat, or raft, and the staff will set you up with a route that suits your needs. You’ll even get pick-up and vehicle transport should you need, so you can focus more time and energy having fun on the water.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00
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