Hotels in Hill City, South Dakota

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Hill City overview

Hill City is unique for its museums and parks. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and dining options, along with outdoor areas for horseback riding and biking. Nature lovers will find plenty of places to explore such as Horse Thief Lake and Sylvan Lake. There's plenty to explore, including local sights like Museum @ Black Hills Institute and Teddy Bear Town. Hill City is a family-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Hill City

With a wide assortment of lodging choices to choose from, Hill City has options to suit everyone's style. There are 101 hotels in the Hill City area and you can shop as many as 16 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 30%.
  • • 37 2-star hotels with an average price of $49 per night
  • • 43 3-star hotels with an average price of $69 per night
  • • 17 4-star hotels with an average price of $89 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 15146 user reviews of Hill City hotels:
  • • Robins Roost Condos (Hill City)
  • • Whispering Winds Cottages and Campsites (Hill City)
  • • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Hill City (Hill City)
  • • Trails End Cabins & Motel (Hill City)
  • • Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites (Hill City)

How to get to Hill City

Fly in to Rapid City, SD (RAP-Rapid City Regional), 26.9 mi (43.2 km) from downtown Hill City.

What to see around Hill City

Outdoorsy fun is on hand like biking and horseback riding, along with attractions such as:
  • • Horse Thief Lake
  • • Sylvan Lake
  • • Needles Eye
  • • Cosmos Mystery Area
  • • Bear Country USA
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Rushmore Tramway Adventures
  • • Flintstones Bedrock City
  • • Putz n Glo - Black Light Mini Golf
  • • Reptile Gardens
  • • Ranch Amusement Park
The area's local highlights include its museums and places like:
  • • Museum @ Black Hills Institute
  • • Teddy Bear Town
  • • Gutzon Borglum Historical Center
  • • National Presidential Wax Museum
  • • Big Thunder Gold Mine
Its parks and hiking trails are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Center Lake
  • • Rushmore Cave
  • • Sitting Bull Crystal Caverns
  • • Black Hills Caverns
  • • Peter Norbeck Visitors Center
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Wade's Gold Mill
  • • Mount Rushmore
  • • Crazy Horse Memorial
  • • Holy Terror Mini Golf
  • • Pactola Pines Marina

When to visit Hill City

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

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