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Wild and Rugged Views Abound With a Vacation Rental in South Dakota

South Dakota vacation rentals take the form of lakefront cottages, wilderness cabins, city bungalows, and chic apartments. A South Dakota family vacation means endless opportunities to enjoy fun and thrilling attractions amidst the beauty of nature. You're sure to love it here.

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Cabin  Rapid City
Dec 13 - Dec 20
-23%
$225
$174 per night
Cabin ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Pleasant Cabin in Rapid City with Grill & Patio

Rapid City, Central Pennington, South Dakota
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Cabin  Lead
Feb 20 - Feb 27
$186 per night
Cabin ∙ 6 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Cabin in Lead with Wood-Burning Fireplace

5.0
Outstanding (199 ratings)
Lead, South Lawrence Unorganized Territory, South Dakota
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Cabin  Hot Springs
Dec 13 - Dec 20
$186 per night
Cabin ∙ 10 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Cabin in Hot Springs with Huge Garage + Degree Views

4.9
Outstanding (159 ratings)
Hot Springs, Northeast Fall River, South Dakota
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Vacation rentals and apartments with air conditioning

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Cabin  Rapid City
Sep 3 - Sep 10
-18%
$405
$330 per night
Cabin ∙ 10 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Family Friendly Rental Cabin in Rapid City with Grill & Patio

4.6
Excellent (105 ratings)
Rapid City, Central Pennington, South Dakota
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Cabin  Rapid City
Aug 24 - Aug 31
$221 per night
Cabin ∙ 10 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Lovely Cabin in Rapid City with Grill & Patio

4.6
Excellent (94 ratings)
Rapid City, Central Pennington, South Dakota
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House  Rapid City
Aug 24 - Aug 31
$260 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

House in Rapid City with Patio & Grill + Beautiful Views

4.9
Outstanding (115 ratings)
Rapid City, Central Pennington, South Dakota
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Apartments and vacation rentals with a kitchen

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Cabin  Rapid City
Dec 13 - Dec 20
-51%
$379
$187 per night
Cabin ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cabin in Rapid City with Grill & Patio

4.9
Outstanding (157 ratings)
Rapid City, Central Pennington, South Dakota
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Cabin  Hill City
Dec 13 - Dec 20
-44%
$579
$322 per night
Cabin ∙ 12 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Cabin in Hill City with Grill, Jacuzzi & Yard + Scenic View

4.7
Excellent (102 ratings)
Hill City, West Pennington, South Dakota
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House  Rapid City
Oct 5 - Oct 12
-49%
$585
$301 per night
House ∙ 10 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Family Friendly House in Rapid City with Grill & Patio

4.6
Excellent (105 ratings)
Rapid City, Central Pennington, South Dakota
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Cabin Hill City
Dec 13 - Dec 20
-20%
$149
$119 per night
Cabin ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cabin in Hill City with Patio

4.9
Outstanding (93 ratings)
Hill City, West Pennington, South Dakota
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Cabin Lead
Dec 13 - Dec 20
-31%
$325
$225 per night
Cabin ∙ 10 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Cabin in Lead with Electric Fireplace

4.8
Outstanding (87 ratings)
Lead, South Lawrence Unorganized Territory, South Dakota
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Cabin Hill City
Nov 9 - Nov 16
-55%
$738
$332 per night
Cabin ∙ 20 guests ∙ 8 bedrooms

Cabin in Hill City with Patio, Grill & Jacuzzi

4.6
Excellent (138 ratings)
Hill City, West Pennington, South Dakota
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Cabin Lead
Aug 10 - Aug 17
$122 per night
Cabin ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cabin in Lead with Grill + Mountain View

4.5
Excellent
Lead, South Lawrence Unorganized Territory, South Dakota
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House Rapid City
Sep 3 - Sep 10
$224 per night
House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Beautiful Vacation Home in Rapid City with Grill & Patio

4.7
Excellent (37 ratings)
Rapid City, Central Pennington, South Dakota
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House Rapid City
Aug 30 - Sep 6
$253 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Nice Vacation Home in Rapid City with Grill & Patio

4.7
Excellent (50 ratings)
Rapid City, Central Pennington, South Dakota
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Cabin Nemo
Dec 13 - Dec 20
$285 per night
Cabin ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Cabin in Nemo with Patio, Yard & Grill

5.0
Outstanding (126 ratings)
Nemo, South Lawrence Unorganized Territory, South Dakota
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Cabin Lead
Dec 13 - Dec 20
$310 per night
Cabin ∙ 12 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Beautiful Cabin in Lead with Large Fireplace

4.9
Outstanding (147 ratings)
Lead, South Lawrence Unorganized Territory, South Dakota
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Lodge Lead
Dec 13 - Dec 20
$225 per night
Lodge ∙ 12 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Lodge in Lead with Grill & Patio + Great Views

4.9
Outstanding (85 ratings)
Lead, South Lawrence Unorganized Territory, South Dakota
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House Hot Springs
Aug 16 - Aug 23
$162 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Pleasant Vacation Home in Hot Springs with Patio & Grill + Beautiful View

5.0
Outstanding (249 ratings)
Hot Springs, Northeast Fall River, South Dakota
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Cabin Madison
Jul 20 - Jul 27
$78 per night
Cabin ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cabin in Madison with Yard & Grill

4.7
Excellent (232 ratings)
Madison, Herman Township, South Dakota
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House Rapid City
Dec 13 - Dec 20
$207 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Pleasant Vacation Home in Rapid City with Warm Fireplace + Mountain View

4.4
Very good (6 ratings)
Rapid City, Central Pennington, South Dakota
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Budget-friendly Vacation Rentals in South Dakota

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House Rapid City
Oct 12 - Oct 19
$135 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

House in Rapid City with Grill, Yard & Patio

4.9
Outstanding (155 ratings)
Rapid City, Central Pennington, South Dakota
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House Rapid City
Aug 30 - Sep 6
$206 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

House in Rapid City with Grill, Patio & Yard

4.8
Outstanding (197 ratings)
Rapid City, Central Pennington, South Dakota
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House Lake City
Sep 21 - Sep 28
$248 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Family Friendly House in Lake City with Grill, Yard & Patio

5.0
Outstanding (100 ratings)
Lake City, Lake Township, South Dakota
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Cabin Deadwood
Aug 24 - Aug 31
$175 per night
Cabin ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Rustic Cabin in Deadwood with Patio & Grill

5.0
Outstanding (199 ratings)
Deadwood, Lawrence County, South Dakota
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Cabin Hill City
Sep 3 - Sep 10
$228 per night
Cabin ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cabin in Hill City with Private Patio

5.0
Outstanding (184 ratings)
Hill City, West Pennington, South Dakota
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House Custer
Sep 3 - Sep 10
$404 per night
House ∙ 13 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Wonderful Vacation Home in Custer with Grill, Patio & Yard

4.9
Outstanding (48 ratings)
Custer, West Custer Township, South Dakota
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Popular Rental Amenities in South Dakota

  • Pet-friendly (1,504)
  • Pool (4,374)
  • WiFi (9,917)
  • Air conditioning (9,680)
  • Kitchen (4,723)
  • Fishing (1,694)
  • Hot tub (2,291)
  • TV (9,122)
  • Grill (3,998)
  • Fireplace (4,260)
  • Washing machine (5,432)
  • Balcony/patio (3,172)

The above filters will help you find the perfect accommodation in South Dakota. HomeToGo's data shows that "Pets allowed" and "Pool" prove to be the most commonly offered features in South Dakota. Not as many properties in South Dakota are available if you love sweating the stress away in saunas or if you want a rental providing a crib as "Crib" and "Sauna" are not often available in this destination.

Price and Availability Index in South Dakota

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Vacation Rental Price Information in South Dakota

In the above graph, you will find information on average prices of the vacation homes & apartments in South Dakota. The most expensive dates to travel to South Dakota are in December (12/14 – 12/21). The cheapest week to book a vacation rental is in November (11/9 – 11/16).

Rental availability information in South Dakota

Find out the percentage of available rentals in South Dakota with the graph above. It is harder to find an accommodation during a week of December (12/7 – 12/14), as 93% of the rentals are booked. The week with the highest percentage of available rentals is in July (7/20 – 7/27).

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Accommodations for your vacation in South Dakota

In South Dakota, nearly half of the 10,486 vacation accommodations are house rental, which represent 41.51% of its properties. Additionally, these properties have a median size of 215 m² as well as cost, on average, $476 a night. Moreover, if you are going in a group of 10, house rental are the perfect accommodation type in South Dakota, as they usually welcome this exact group size. Vacationers who prefer something other than house rental can also compare many cabin, which are the second most popular accommodation option in South Dakota. The average size of cabin in South Dakota is 176 m², and the average price is $439 per night.
What is the weather like in South Dakota?

Sun, Snow, and When to Go

With four distinct seasons, guests in South Dakota vacation rentals can choose their favorite time of year to visit. Although the weather is typically sunny, breezy, and fair, South Dakota can experience extreme fluctuations. Due to a semi-arid continental climate, summer temperatures can reach over 100°F, while winter temperatures often drop below zero.

What are the best activities for families in South Dakota?

The 6 Best Activities for Families in South Dakota

1. Mount Rushmore National Memorial

The iconic Mount Rushmore National Memorial is one of America’s most popular attractions. The gigantic mountainside sculpture depicts the faces of US presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. It was created by artist Gutzon Borglum between 1927-1941.

2. Rushmore Tramway Adventures

Rushmore Tramway Adventures offers a bunch of adrenaline-pumping experiences on a mountaintop near Mount Rushmore. Experience the gorgeous vistas of South Dakota’s Black Hills with ropeways, zip lines, and alpine slides.

3. Big Thunder Gold Mine

The Big Thunder Gold Mine is a museum located inside the replica of a late 19th-century gold mill. The thrill of walking through a mine deep under the earth, as well as learning about its history and treasures, makes for an adventurous and educational activity. Children will also love the gold panning experience here.

4. Bear Country USA

Take the two-mile drive through Bear Country USA, located within the Black Hills, to see indigenous animals in their natural habitat. Along with black bears, there are over 20 other varieties of wildlife like buffalo, wolves, and elk in this park. There is also a walkway enclosing an area dedicated to baby animals that you can pet.

5. The Butterfly House and Aquarium

The Butterfly House and Aquarium in Sioux Falls is a treasure trove of over 800 butterflies and aquatic creatures. You can not only look at but even touch, sea cucumbers and even stingrays here.

6. Storybook Island

There's more family fun at Storybook Island in Rapid City. It’s a family theme park where the attractions are based on locations and characters from popular children’s books. Best of all, admission to the park is free.

Where are the unique attractions in South Dakota?

Winter Places, Stone Faces, and Wide Open Spaces to Explore

Seasons should be taken into account when you visit South Dakota. For vacationers who prefer a white winter, Great Bear Recreation Area near Sioux Falls is perfect for frosty activities. Snow tubing, snowboarding, and skiing are just some of the active pursuits available at Great Bear during the winter. For the remainder of the year, guests can hike, fish, and explore acres of wilderness.

Those visitors who enjoy snowmobiling, ice climbing, and ice fishing should head to the Rapid City, Spearfish, or Sundance areas.

Consider basing yourself in Deadwood if you wish to visit the Black Hills. This town offers casinos, live entertainment, and fine dining. You might explore Custer State Park, considered one of the nation’s top ten state parks. Here, you can catch a glimpse of mountain goats, bighorn sheep, and bison. Activities include fly-fishing, hiking, and rock-climbing.

Drive northeast in the state to see prairies and glacial lakes such as Lake Thompson. Enjoy plenty of outdoor adventures here, including camping, fishing, and biking. In the central part of South Dakota, you’ll find the Missouri River region. With more than 3,000 miles of shoreline, it provides excellent fishing, kayaking, sailing, and swimming.

What are the best events and festivals in South Dakota?

Roundups, Ribs, Hot-rods, and Parades

South Dakota offers visitors an opportunity to connect with the past, and one way to do this is through the annual Buffalo Roundup. Held in September at Custer State Park, wranglers corral more than 1,300 bison.

Four days in August brings car enthusiasts together in Deadwood. Concerts, a classic car competition, and hot-rod races are some of the events. For those visitors wanting to taste a bit of the West, head to Vermillion for Ribs, Rods & Rock n’ Roll. This annual State Barbeque Cook-off draws a crowd for a two-day event in September.

Many towns in South Dakota hold parades for major vacations. However, Sioux Falls has one of the best. The annual Parade of Lights in November features dazzling displays of lights and elaborately decorated floats.

Information about vacation rentals in South Dakota

🏡 Vacation rentals available 10,486 rentals
💳 Possible discounts up to 54%
🌙 Nightly prices starting at $85
⭐ Popular amenities Pets allowed, Pool and Internet
🐾 Pet friendly homes 1,515 homes
🏊 Vacation rentals with pools 4,374 homes
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South Dakota vacation rentals have an average rating of 5/5 on 8 reviews left by travelers.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the nightly price for a vacation home in South Dakota?

The average accommodation in South Dakota is priced at $85 per night. If you’re interested in a house rental, the average price is $476 per night. A cabin South Dakota will cost $439 per night on average.

How many vacation homes are available for booking in South Dakota?

There are 10,486 vacation homes in South Dakota to browse and book for your next trip.

What amenities are most popular for vacation homes in South Dakota?

If you're looking to book a vacation rental in South Dakota, others search for homes with Pets allowed, Pool and Internet.

How many vacation homes with pools are there in South Dakota?

There are 4,374 rentals from 17 providers in South Dakota.

Are pets allowed in vacation rentals in South Dakota?

In case if you are traveling with a dog in South Dakota - 14% of rentals are pet-friendly.

What's the best time of year to travel to South Dakota?

South Dakota has its warmest time of year around July and August, with average nightly prices around $85.

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