Highway 16 Attractions

The road to Mount Rushmore is paved with exciting things to do.

Highway 16 Attractions


The sights and sounds of Christmas. We capture the joy of the Christmas Season, Fall and Halloween throughout the store. No season or milestone goes unnoticed! We carry the most extensive collection of ornaments, decorations and gifts in the area.


13648 US-16, Rapid City, SD 57702


(605) 343-3440

Fort Hays

Step back in time at the Fort Hays Old West Town Square. First, fill your belly with our all-you-can-eat cowboy pancakes for just 99 cents. Stroll along the boardwalk and take a free, self-guided tour of the Dances With Wolves film set and the South Dakota movie museum.


2255 Fort Hayes Dr, Rapid City, SD 57702


(605) 343-3113

Reptile Gardens

Reptile Gardens is home of the World's Largest Reptile Collection! But that's not all! In addition there are three thrilling live animal shows, acres of beautiful botanic gardens, and four friendly giant tortoises. A day spent at Reptile Gardens is an experience you will never forget.


8955 US-16, Rapid City, SD 57702


(605) 335-0275

Old MacDonald's Petting Farm

Cows, pigs, horses, sheep, donkeys, goats, rabbits, chickens, ducks and so much more! Our fun-filled farm has World Class Pig Races, pony rides, farm tours in our kid-sized tractor train, a picnic area, playground, plus our gift shop has farm-related toys and keepsakes for big and little farmers alike.


23691 Busted Five Ct, Rapid City, SD 57702


(605) 737-4815

Rushmore Candy Company

Experience the largest candy store in South Dakota. Featuring hundreds of the most diveres types of candy from around the world. From old school jaw breakers to chocolate covered pickles, there is something to satisfy every sweet tooth at Rushmore Candy Company.


9815 US-16, Rapid City, SD 57702


(605) 342-1489

Putz N Glo

Three great attractions in one - Black Light Mini Golf, Miner's Maze, and Finder's Keepers Gemstone Panning. But that's not all! Putz 'n Glo also has an arcade, food and beverage services, & outdoor patio. There is something for every member of the family at Putz 'n Glo.


23694 Strato Rim Dr, Rapid City, SD 57702


(605) 716-1230

Dinosaur Museum

While most museums only display fossils and skeleton replicas, the dinosaurs at the Black Hills Dinosaur Museum are life-like. They show you what dinosaurs looked like when they were alive.


8973 US-16, Rapid City, SD 57701


(605) 342-8140

Rushmore Tours

Mount Rushmore Tours provides you with the opportunities to explore the Old West town of Fort Hays, indulge in our chuckwagon supper theater, sightsee through Mount Rushmore, Custer State Park, Crazy Horse Memorial, and so much more when you’re visiting Rapid City, SD!


2255 Fort Hayes Dr, Rapid City, SD 57702


(605) 343-3113