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Hill City Travel Guide

The Heart of the Black Hills Hilly City is full of beautiful landscapes, interesting history and culture. It's the second oldest town in the Black Hills and is well located for exploring Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Monument, and Custer State Park. Downtown Hilly City has stores, antiques and art galleries plus restaurants and wineries. There's a busy and vibrant scene here all year round.

Things to Do in Hill City

Cultural attractions in town include The Museum at Black Hills Institute (for fossils and dinosaurs), the Conservation Civilian Corp Museum, and the South Dakota State Railroad Museum.

You can get a taste of the 1880s on a steam train ride that runs between Hill City and Keystone South Dakota in the scenic Black Hills.There is a tour and the whole ride takes about two hours.

Head off to explore Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Monument and Custer State Park all easily accessed from Hill City. You'll also discover lakes nearby (ice fishing is popular at Pactola and Sheridan Lake) plus trails for hiking, biking and running, snowmobiling in winter, horseback riding, rock climbing, golf and fishing.

With local wineries you can also plan tasting tours or make sure you are in town for one of the fun events such as the Wine Brew BBQ.

Best Time to Visit Hill City

It's great here in summer, but fall also sees dry clear weather, perfect for visiting Mount Rushmore and getting the most out of the scenery.

Price and Availability in Hill City

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Hill City tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Thursday. Vacation homes in Hill City tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Hill City is in July, while the cheapest month is in October. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Hill City is in the high season in July. Hill City has its low season in February, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Hill City

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Hill City. The warmest months in Hill City are April and May, when temperatures reach 94 ˚F. The coolest month is March, when temperatures drop to -10 ˚F. The wettest month in Hill City is June with 3.4 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.35 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Hill City

Find the perfect rental for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and others. AllTheRooms has 277 rentals, hotels and other great places to stay while you enjoy Hill City, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to extravagant Airbnbs and hotels. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Hill City is available at $40 per night. A typical rental in Hill City costs on average $168 a night.

Those needing to get some work finished during their trip to Hill City can pick from 67 places to stay that have WiFi. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 4 accommodations that provide gym facilities. Driving to Hill City? Then choose one of the 101 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We track 27 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 42 pet-friendly places to stay in Hill City, so if you're traveling with your pet you won't have any trouble.

155 of the accommodations in Hill City have been reviewed and rated. 62% are rated great. 132 accommodations allow instant booking.

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