Hotels in Custer, South Dakota

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Custer overview

Custer is a relaxing place surrounded by picturesque views of waterfalls and parks. You'll enjoy outdoor areas for horseback riding and running. Visitors can plan a fun excursion to Rocky Knolls Golf Course and Sylvan Lake. 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 traveling for business or pleasure, Custer can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 74 hotels in the Custer area and you can shop as many as 10 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 25%.
  • • 26 2-star hotels with an average price of $50 per night
  • • 22 3-star hotels with an average price of $80 per night
  • • 21 4-star hotels with an average price of $89 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 4121 user reviews of Custer hotels:
  • • Rocket Motel (Custer)
  • • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Custer (Custer)
  • • Comfort Inn And Suites Custer (Custer)
  • • Gold Camp Cabins (Custer)
  • • Bavarian Inn (Custer)

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 golf, horseback riding, and running, along with attractions such as:
  • • Rocky Knolls Golf Course
  • • Sylvan Lake
  • • Needles Eye
  • • Horse Thief Lake
  • • Peter Norbeck Visitors Center
Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Flintstones Bedrock City
  • • Rushmore Tramway Adventures
  • • Cosmos Mystery Area
  • • Putz n Glo - Black Light Mini Golf
  • • Reptile Gardens
It's notable for its parks, waterfalls, and top spots for nature lovers that include:
  • • Center Lake
  • • Jewel Cave National Monument
  • • Rushmore Cave
  • • Wind Cave National Park
  • • Sitting Bull Crystal Caverns
Here are some top sights to see:
  • • 1881 Courthouse Museum
  • • Grand Magic Show
  • • National Museum of Wood Carving
  • • Four Mile Old West Town Museum
  • • Crazy Horse Memorial

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: 2.0 inches
  • • April-June: 8.5 inches
  • • July-September: 6.7 inches
  • • October-December: 2.4 inches