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Hill City Vacation Rentals

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 Index in Hill City

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Hill City is in July, while the cheapest month is in January. 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 cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Hill City tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Hill City tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

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 July and June, when temperatures reach 92 ˚F. The coolest month is February, when temperatures drop to -15 ˚F. The wettest month in Hill City is June with 5.9 inches of rain, while the driest month is January with 0.48 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Hill City

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Glamping Hub, VRBO and more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 231 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Hill City, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Hill City comes in at $58.65 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $215 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Hill City can pick from 74 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 7 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Choose from 6 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you are driving to Hill City, you'll want to pick from 102 places to stay that provide parking. We have 7 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 29 pet-friendly places to stay in Hill City, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 6 providers in Hill City, including 40 places to stay from Airbnb, 30 accommodations from Glamping Hub and 21 places to stay from VRBO

111 of our places to stay in Hill City have been rated by previous guests. They rated 50% as excellent or good. 88 places to stay in are instantly bookable.