Hotels in Custer, South Dakota

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Custer overview

Custer is a friendly locale distinct for its parks and natural features, and known for its monuments and shops. You can take advantage of sightseeing and tours, along with ample café and dining options. Learn about local heritage at landmarks like Crazy Horse Memorial and Mount Rushmore. Make it a point to see sights like 1881 Courthouse Museum and Grand Magic Show. A family-friendly area, Custer also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Custer

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Custer has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Custer with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Custer hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Custer hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Custer

Fly in to Rapid City, SD (RAP-Rapid City Regional), 33 mi (53.1 km) from downtown Custer.

What to see around Custer

Outdoorsy fun is on hand such as horseback riding, sightseeing, and tours, along with attractions such as:
  • • Sylvan Lake
  • • Needles Eye
  • • Cathedral Spires Hiking Trail
  • • Presidential Trail
  • • Horse Thief Lake
Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Rushmore Tramway Adventures
  • • Putz n Glo - Black Light Mini Golf
  • • Reptile Gardens
Memorable for its monuments and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Crazy Horse Memorial
  • • Mount Rushmore
  • • Sitting Bull Crystal Caverns
Its parks, waterfalls, and hiking trails offer a glimpse of the natural beauty and favorite spots include:
  • • French Creek
  • • Stockade Lake
  • • Grace Coolidge Creek
  • • Center Lake
  • • Legion Lake
Here are some top sights to see:
  • • 1881 Courthouse Museum
  • • Grand Magic Show
  • • Rocky Knolls Golf Course
  • • National Museum of Wood Carving
  • • Four Mile Old West Town Museum

When to visit Custer

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 49°F day, 15°F night
  • April-June: 77°F day, 25°F night
  • July-September: 81°F day, 38°F night
  • October-December: 63°F day, 14°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 2.05 inches
  • April-June: 8.46 inches
  • July-September: 6.73 inches
  • October-December: 2.40 inches