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.
Spring break getaways and summer vacations mean adventure, fun, and memories. As you think about where to take your family, consider Hot Springs, South Dakota! Slow down the pace and spend time together as you experience all that Hot Springs has to offer.
There are all sorts of family vacation ideas in South Dakota to experience and you will find SO much to do in Hot Springs. Here are 4 Reasons to plan a family vacation in Hot Springs, South Dakota!
4 Reason to Plan a Family Vacation in Hot Springs, South Dakota
#1 Exciting Family Attractions
You will find all kinds of unique adventures for families in South Dakota, and there is not shortage in Hot Springs. Spend some time at the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary, visit Evans Plunge Mineral Springs, or stop by the Mammoth Site. Take in a round of gold at Southern Hills Golf Course, and learn about the past at the Pioneer Museum. That’s a great list of adventures and it’s not even everything you can do in Hot Springs!
#2 Wild Wildlife
See wildlife in it’s natural habitat. Wild horses, burros, and buffalo are just some of what you will see, but please keep in mind that the wildlife IS wild. They often wander through campgrounds and you can get close to them, but you should keep a safe distance, especially with Buffalo who are very dangerous and can attack. The burros are the only wildlife that are considered friendly, but even they can turn dangerous. Never stand behind them as they will kick you.
#3 Soak Up Nature
When it comes to things to do in Black Hills, there is not shortage of outdoor adventures in Hot Springs. From camping, to biking and hiking, as well as fishing, hunting and even scenic drives. You can soak up nature every day you are there!
#4 State and National Parks
You will find Wild Cave National Park in Hot Springs, South Dakota, as well as the Angostura State Recreation Area. At Wild Cave National Park you can tour one of the longest caves in the world!
The Angostura State Recreation Area you can enjoy gorgeous scenic views, sandy beaches, water sports, and tons of other activities. Plus, you are within 20 miles of Custer State Park where you can enjoy over 71,000 acres of terrain and wildlife!
Are you ready to find your family’s Great Place in Hot Springs!