Black Hills Trip Planner makes planning a Vacation to the
Black Hills of South Dakota easy.
Find the secret hikes, hot spots and places to play

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Here at Black Hills Trip Planner we have assembled everything
you need to know about the Mount Rushmore area to plan your vacation.
One site. One spot.

The Black Hills of South Dakota is the PERFECT vacation spot

If you have never been here before you probably don’t know just HOW MANY things
there are to do here and to see here!

This area is one of the BEST KEPT SECRETS in vacationing spots in the World
(not MY words, but words from Tourists after their first visit), and you are about to
discover it!

Millions of people discover the Black Hills for the first time every year, and they rave
about the beauty of it

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The Mount Rushmore State is SO diverse in it's
climate and scenery, I can promise you~
you won't get bored!

Yearning for FUN? R & R?   Romance? Excitement?

Check, Check, Check and Check?

Then get ready to experience the Black Hills!

We have ALL FOUR seasons here (altho locals like to joke around saying there are
only two…winter and road construction!)

Which means no matter WHAT time of year you come, there is something FUN to
do here!

You will have a blast visiting the Black Hills of South Dakota, and you will find all you need to plan your best Black Hills Trip on this site.

We provide you with top secret hiking locations (only the locals know about these) the top free places to visit, the best attractions to spend your money on (and the lame ones you shouldn't), Black Hills day trip itineraries, hot Deadwood gambling spots, the best South Dakota Museums to visit, the wildest Sturgis Bike Week Parties and more.

We have...

Step back in time hiking

Awe inspiring carved mountains

Jaw Dropping Landscapes

Fabulous Animal Viewing

Strike it rich gold mines

Lions and tigers and bears, O MY!

Amazing Camping

Terrific Skiing and funtabulous tubing

Native American Culture

Whistle Blowing Train Rides

Notorious Wild West Characters

Biggest Motorcycle Party in the World

Coming soon....

Trophy Fishing Year round-

Boggle your imagination Dinosaurs-

Hunting Paradise- COMING SOON

Get along Little Doggie Trail Rides-


Soul soothing scenic drives

Hold your breath rock climbing

Eerie ghost towns

Grab your cowboy hat open plains

Find each other again Romance


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Where else in the world can you park your car on the side of the road and just head
out into the wild blue yonder, with no worries or cares?

Thousands of acres of Black Hills National Forest allow you to do just that, if you so wish.

Where else can you take your GPS, a big bottle of water and just head out
and go explore?

Not many places can be found still, where you can relax, take deep fresh breaths
of unpolluted mountain air and reconnect with your family.

Can you remember stress free?

Come... get unplugged. Reconnect with the ones you love and revive and rejuvenate your soul.....

You can find all that HERE~
some of Gods best Country

Come see and explore the Black Hills of South Dakota we know and love. We will show you all the secret spots, and all the places that we love.

We will show you thru this site the BEST places to go while you are here.

Black Hills Trip Planner is not endorsed by anyone. You get straight advice on what we think is a good deal/value for the money spent.

We will show you how to maximize your time, and money…and FUN!

How GREAT is that??!!

Here at Black Hills Trip Planner we would like to welcome you
Let Your Adventure begin...

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Black Hills Snow and fun time adventures. Things to do during our long cold winter months!

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Free fireworks shows~ Fire up your vacation with our area's top 4th of July fireworks!

Hiking Harney Peak is a challenging but worth the effort hike! The most famous and well traveled hike in the Black Hills.

Baby Bear Cubs Want to see them? Want to goober on them?
Then check out Cub Fest!

Game Lodge Campground One of our TOP 5 Campgrounds in the Black Hills. After you see our review and our pictures, you will want to camp there too!

Top 5 Campgrounds It was almost impossible to narrow it down to just 5, but we did it! See our favorites, and see why they are our favorites here..

Our Wildlife Do you know the kind of animals South Dakota has? There are some dangerous ones you should know about before you visit! Part1 of 2

Seth Bullock was one of the last great American Frontiersman, a "Man's Man" and an important part of our local color and history. Find how he shaped Deadwood, and how his "presence" is very much still felt today..

This South Dakota State Map will give you an overview of the State, but most importantly it orientates you to the best of the best we have to offer, the Black Hills!

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Hi, I am Jo. Welcome!
I have lived and played in the Black Hills all my life. I grew up camping, fishing, hiking, kickin it up at the Motorcycle Rallies and touring our area attractions. I want to show you the locals Black Hills, our secret  places to play, visit and eat! Please stay and browse around, and come back often too, I am always adding new reviews. Thanks for stopping by.

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