One of the most beautiful places in South Dakota is the Black Hills National Forest, where you’ll find towering granite cliffs, tumbling waterfalls, endless ponderosa pines, and roaming deer and elk. You’ll also find the tiny town of Keystone here, which is one of the most beautiful small towns in South Dakota. Take a look at some of the fun things to do around Keystone South Dakota.

Check out this intro video to Keystone to learn more about this charming town.

What’s your favorite thing to do in Keystone? Tell us about your adventures there!

Get out and explore more of South Dakota! Take a look at these 11 incredible trips in South Dakota that you can take. If you want to see even more of Keystone and the Black Hills, you will want to take this South Dakota Train Ride,

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Most Beautiful Town in South Dakota

What are the most scenic towns in South Dakota? 

While we obviously love Keystone (as evidenced by this entire article), we happen to think there are a number of other scenic towns in South Dakota, such as:


Where are the best places to live in South Dakota?

Pick a town, any town, and you have found the perfect place to live! If you are looking for something more specific, however, we think some of the best places to live in South Dakota are:

  • Vermillion (especially if you enjoy the arts and are on the prowl for great schools.)
  • Sioux Falls (a big city with a smaller town feel.)
  • Rapid City (history galore!)
  • Spearfish (for the outdoor enthusiast.)


What are the best natural wonders in South Dakota? 

South Dakota may be known for manmade monuments like Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse, but we have a number of amazing natural wonders in South Dakota too, like: