South Dakota Vacation Rentals

Top Vacation Destinations in South Dakota

  • Rapid City1,339 Properties
  • Lead1,309 Properties
  • Sioux Falls985 Properties
  • Custer750 Properties
  • Deadwood485 Properties
  • Spearfish336 Properties
  • Sturgis335 Properties
  • Hill City277 Properties
  • Hot Springs219 Properties

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South Dakota Travel Guide

What South Dakota lacks in population (it’s the sixth least-populous state), it gains in incredible natural beauty. The northern regions are similar to Wyoming and Montana in their vast rolling hills and prairies where the horizon seems lightyears away. In the south, the smooth geography gives way to rugged Badlands and wild canyons. As a part of the Midwest, it’s fiercely American -- the capital of Pierre is pronounced “peer,” the icons of Mount Rushmore tower over the land, and the state sport of rodeo still rallies an impressive following.

Things to Do in South Dakota

A visit to South Dakota should include many things central to the classic American road trip. Visit the larger-than-life statue of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln, check out the jagged peaks of Badlands National Park, see mammoth fossils from the ice age, and spot wild mustangs and buffalo.

For the music inclined, take a tour through the National Music Museum, and history buffs should pay a visit to the Wild West origin town of Deadlands. No matter what kind of traveler you are, a road trip through South Dakota will definitely be worth your time.

Best Places to Stay in South Dakota

Most of the state’s action takes places in the southwestern corner. If you’re short on time, visit here to see most of best stopping points.

Best Time to Visit South Dakota

Winters are long in South Dakota, so we recommend visiting between the months of May and October.

Price and Availability in South Dakota

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in South Dakota tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in South Dakota tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Wednesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in South Dakota is in August, while the cheapest month is in April. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in South Dakota is in the high season in July. South Dakota has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

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Vacation Rentals in South Dakota

Pick the perfect rental for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and others. South Dakota has 6,622 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit careful travellers, luxury travelers and everything in between. If you are trying to save money, the lowest priced place to stay in South Dakota comes in at $10 a night. The average price of a rental is around $211 per night.

Those looking to get some work finished during their trip to South Dakota can choose from 155 places to stay that include WiFi. 34 places to stay include a morning meal. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 15 accommodations that have gyms. If you are driving to South Dakota, you'll want to pick from 197 places to stay that provide parking. 6 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then make sure to select one of the 64 pet-friendly accommodations available.

3,943 of the accommodations in South Dakota have been reviewed and rated. 53% are rated great. 2,530 accommodations allow instant booking.

Destinations in South Dakota

  • Yankton47 Properties