South Dakota is a beautiful and rugged land located in the northern part of the Midwestern United States. It is the 5th least populous state in the Union, and as such, the state is filled with wild and expansive areas. If you’re looking forward to spending time in a remote destination and communing with nature, then you have to drive your motorhome rental to South Dakota. Unlike some other areas of the country, South Dakota has four distinctly defined seasons. Summers see temperatures approaching 90 degrees, while the long winter months see temperatures in the 30’s, with severe winter storms a fairly regular occurrence. This isn’t a deal breaker, by any means, just as long as you dress for the occasion!
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As the state’s most popular tourist attraction, we couldn’t very well talk about South Dakota without mentioning Mount Rushmore. If you’ve never seen it, then you owe it to yourself to make the trip. This single destination makes the whole trip worthwhile. You’ll be awed by the sheer size and scale of this manmade landmark. It’s simply beyond describing.
You could spend the entire trip and never actually leave the confines of Badlands National Park. It features dramatic, rugged landscapes with pinnacles formed by the erosion of sand and clay. A huge herd of Bison roams in one of the last intact prairie landscapes in the whole of North America. If you love the outdoors, you’ll love it here!
Custer State Park is excellent for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. It features a wide variety of terrain ranging from rugged hills similar to those found in Badlands National Park, to granite peaks, forests, lakes and streams.
As you might expect in a state like South Dakota, there are virtually limitless possibilities where camping is concerned. We are providing you with information on some campgrounds that are ideal for travel trailer rentals in South Dakota.
Located in Oacoma, South Dakota, Oasis Campground affords its guests a fantastic view of the Mississippi river. It has 72 available shaded full hookup sites with room for slideouts. Facilities and amenities include a heated pool, game room, playground, restrooms and showers, laundry facility, RV storage and supplies, and self-service RV wash for your camper rental South Dakota. Al's Oasis, just across the campground, is where you can have coffee for only 5 cents! Park season is from April 15 to November 1 for a travel trailer rental South Dakota.
Beaver Lake is centrally located so you can enjoy numerous attractions just a few minutes away. It has 81 available spaces, 61 of which are shaded full hookup sites with room for slideouts. Facilities and amenities include wi-fi internet access, a heated pool, playground, game room, recreational hall, horseshoes, RV storage and supplies, restrooms and showers, laundry facility, self-service RV wash, and so much more! Park season is from March 15 to November 10 for your motorhome rental South Dakota.
A favorite RV Park of RVers traveling in their RV rentals in South Dakota to Rapid City, Rafter J Bar Ranch Camping Resort sits at more than 5000 feet above sea level. It is located in Hill City, about 27 miles from Rapid City. It has 166 available spaces, 146 of which are shaded full hookup sites with room for slideouts. Facilities and amenities include a heated pool, spa, recreational hall, game room, playground, wi-fi internet access, restrooms and showers, laundry facility, and RV storage and supplies for your South Dakota camper rental. If you are planning to visit Mount Rushmore, then this is perfect for your South Dakota camper rental. Park season is from May 1 to October 1.
There are a surprising number of annual events of interest in the state. Here are some of our favorites.
This festival takes place in the first half of June annually, and attracts thousands of visitors from all over the country. Demonstrations and historical reenactments are held, including cavalry parades and drills, plus a variety of music, arts and crafts, and lots of food can be enjoyed too!
Given that we mentioned Mt. Rushmore, we couldn’t pass up the chance to tell you about the annual 4th of July celebration. Can you imagine a better or a more perfect place to celebrate the Fourth? Celebrate this important day in the country’s history at Mount Rushmore. It’s an absolutely superb festival and listed as one of the top fifteen events in the state for the whole year. Not to be missed!
RVers enjoy driving their RV rentals in South Dakota to Sioux Falls every mid-July, and have lots of fun grooving at the JazzFest. So if you’re coming for the Fourth, plan to stay and catch this as well. It’s a two-day outdoor musical extravaganza that will leave you absolutely dazzled. Even if you’re not a big fan of jazz, this one is too good to pass on.
A trip to South Dakota may not be for everyone, but for those bold enough to brave the badlands, you’ll find a lot to love here. The enchanting beauty of the place will keep you coming back year after year in your RV rental in South Dakota!
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