"We stayed almost a week in this beautiful cabin with our two sons (ages 10 and 13). It was so peaceful being able to see the forest and creek just out the windows. It seemed to be in the middle of all things fun to do. Hill City itself has everything you need from a Post Office, library and grocery store. There are great hiking, bike paths, lakes, 1880 train, dinosaur museum, cute restaurants, and a number of wineries. We were there during the "off season", but many things were still open. It was actually the perfect time because we had many things all to ourselves. We hiked around Mount Rushmore, viewed Crazy Horse, toured Mammoth Site in Hot Springs, swam in Evan's Plunge, drove the wilderness loop in Custer State Park, ate at Burgers & Buns in Custer (a must - great burgers), walked around Sylvan Lake, visited Reptile Gardens and the Air & Space Museum. We were even able to take in a RUSH hockey game in Rapid City. We saw mountain goats, big horn sheep, countless mule and whitetail deer, coyotes, prairie dogs, blue birds, bald eagles, bison and so much more. We also were able to tour both Wind and Jewel Cave. There are endless things to do, but I think we did most of them. It was a delightful trip and the cabin provided a clean, fully stocked, beautiful, cozy place to relax in the evenings. There were games, puzzles, and books at the cabin. Soaking in the hot tub under the stars after a long day of sightseeing was the perfect end to our fantastic days. We feel so blessed to have stayed and can't wait to go back."
Guest: Alison (Belgrade)
Date of Stay: March 2016
Review Submitted: March 19, 2016