Travel Itineraries

Exploration Guru's Guide

Keystone, South Dakota is the perfect destination for thrill-seekers who are always on the lookout for their next adventure. Enjoy a day filled with twists and turns with this exciting itinerary!

Breakfast at Grapes & Grinds

You’ll need a hearty breakfast for your jam-packed day, so stop by Grapes & Grinds in Keystone for a cup of freshly ground Dark Canyon coffee and a variety of bagels with an accompaniment of cream cheeses and locally made nut butters. Browse their selection of creamy fudge that is made right in the store and makes an excellent gift – or a rich indulgence for after your expedition.

Tour with GeoFunTrek

Get ready for a tour of a lifetime with GeoFunTrek, a company whose customizable expeditions and informative guides have earned them a perfect score on TripAdvisor.  They will help you put together the perfect tour where you will be able to observe wildlife, bike through scenic trails, and even ATV through the rugged terrain of the Black Hills. No matter what area you choose to explore, you’re sure to enjoy the convenience of having informed guides on hand to let you in on the region’s hidden gems.

Mountain Coaster and More at Rush Mountain Adventure Park

The Black Hills were founded by prospectors looking for gold, and so it’s only fitting that we have our own unique design of gold jewelry. Henri LeBeau, a Frenchman who came to the Black Hills in the gold rush, was the original designer of Black Hills Gold. Legend has it that he was lost in the woods, where he eventually fell asleep and dreamt of brooks and vineyards in France. Upon his return to town he gave up prospecting in favor of jewelry making. Today, Black Hills Gold is known for its distinctive grape and leaf design with green and rose colored accents inspired by LeBeau’s dream.

Dinner at The Stables at Palmer Gulch

The last stop on your list is The Stables at Palmer Gulch for an authentic Chuckwagon Dinner. Saddle up or take a backseat in one of their horse-drawn covered wagons. Your meal will be prepared perfectly over a campfire in a remote mountain meadow. You’ll enjoy a real cowboy music show performed by local waddies and ranchers under a big South Dakota sky.