South Dakota Travel GuideWhen to visit South Dakota
The most popular time to visit South Dakota is during the summer, between Memorial Day and Labor Day, when families are able to take vacations. Winter is the least popular time for general tourism, but is peak for skiers, snowmobilers, and other snow sports enthusiasts. Spring and fall are in-between seasons that have varying weather, but can be ideal times to visit due to fewer crowds or lower prices.
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Top 10 Fall Foliage Drives Around the U.S.
Buckle up for the greatest colorful drives around the country. Here are our top picks for routes that not only highlight fall colors, but also emphasize the season's bounty.
See the Icons of America for Less
It's a testament to "free"dom that many of the country's most iconic attractions cost little or absolutely nothing to visit.
- Ten Quick, Affordable U.S. Vacations for Women There are plenty of short, affordable women-only tours in the U.S. that promise empowerment, relaxation, and adventure for a fraction of the cost and time other, more far-flung women-only trips require.
The Quirkiest Roadside Attractions
How can you find an elephant, a palace made of corn, and a gigantic donut, all on U.S. roads? Take a peek at our latest photo essay to find out.
Best hotels for a Black Hills Family vacation - with waterparks!
Visit the Mount Rushmore state! Official South Dakota tourism site.