A Quiet, Intimate Hotel in Downtown Rapid City
This is a top-rated Howard Johnson Inn & Suites according to Trip Advisor and has won numerous awards. It would be our pleasure to offer you an enjoyable and relaxing stay at Howard Johnson Inn & Suites of Rapid City, South Dakota. We know you will agree that the beautiful Black Hills is the place to vacation and we are only minutes away from Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Custer State Park, and the Badlands National Park. Your drivers will also appreciate our easy access from I-90. We have a great central location in Rapid City, and we are located right off the interstate. You would also receive our extended grab and go breakfast each morning of your stay free of charge.
Fort Hays is more than just a set of buildings; it’s a trip back in time where you can see antiques that actually operate still today.
You can find Black Hills Gold from Deadwood, make your own tin plate or brick, and even watch your own hunting knife take shape at the Blacksmith shop. Experience the Old West like never before with our town square – one of the best family-friendly attractions in Rapid City!
Visit the Rope Shop, Tin Shop, Blacksmith Shop, and so much more, including the best gift shops in the Black Hills. At night, be sure to attend our Chuckwagon Supper & Music Variety Show featuring a hearty Chuckwagon menu and the most entertaining show in the Black Hills!
We serve up the best Chuckwagon menu in the West, from potatoes to BBQ beef, baked beans, and more, served on handmade tin plates with drinks poured into tin cups.
The Fort Hays Wranglers then take the stage to entertain you with the Black Hills’ most popular music variety show. We guarantee a foot-stompin’, belly shakin’, good time!
Arrive early every morning for our “All-You-Can-Eat” pancake breakfast for just 99 cents.
Follow the boot prints through the door and grab a home-made tin plate from the stack. Then give your request to the cowboys and cowgirls eager to serve you. Our head cook and bottle washer arrive before the sun each morning to start baking the biscuits and sausage for breakfast so it’s fresh and hot. There’s plenty to eat so don’t be shy!