This post is sponsored by Hot Springs, South Dakota and the South Dakota Department of Tourism, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.
New adventures, epic memories, and loads of fun. Summer vacations are being planned and family adventures are being had. While you are planning that family vacation this summer, keep all the unique adventures for families in South Dakota in mind. There are tons of things to do in Black Hills and family adventures in Hot Springs, South Dakota await you!
Family Adventures in Hot Springs, South Dakota
Pack your bags and find your great place in Hot Springs, South Dakota. Experience wildlife, get more acquainted with history, and get off the beaten path this summer. You won’t just find the iconic Mount Rushmore, you will also find tons of things to do outside of the major attractions.
History in Hot Springs
You’ll find prehistoric, pioneer, wild west, gold rush, Native American and cold war era history in the Black Hills. From historic architecture, to the Pioneer Museum, to civil war history at the Battle Mountain Sanitarium in Hot Springs. The first and only National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. Many of the buildings predate the 1930s and are still being used for their original purposes. Other historic places to see in Hot Springs include Battle Mountain which is surrounded in Native American History, and prehistoric history at the Mammoth Site.
Nature in Hot Springs
When you visit Hot Springs, South Dakota make sure you get off the beaten path and visit The Freedom Trail! Benches to relax on, parks to visit, a bridge to cross for shopping, and a natural spring waterfall to enjoy. You will also find Hot Springs in Hot Springs! Check out the Top 5 Places to See the Springs in Hot Springs to help you plan your trip.
Plan a unique summer vacation for family in South Dakota when you visit Hot Springs! Considered one of the first vacation destinations in the Black Hills because of it’s healing hot springs, there is no shortage on adventures in Hot Springs.