After countless days and sleepless nights, you and your significant other have finally tied the knot. The stress of your wedding is over and you are finally ready to kick back, relax, and enjoy your honeymoon.
From pitching a tent to luxurious lodging, a honeymoon in the Black Hills is the perfect place for any couple to kick off a lifetime of happiness!
Located in the heart of downtown Rapid City is the historic Hotel Alex Johnson. A trendy sky bar, an Irish Pub, and charming suites are just a few things that make the Alex Johnson special. The hotel is also across the street from Main Street Square, where exciting events are always happening.
A Wild Ride
If you and your spouse are willing to travel a bit deeper into the hills for your romantic getaway, the State Game Lodge is a top tourist choice. Located in Custer, the Lodge is known for its intimacy and picturesque views. Whether you are enjoying dinner in the formal dining room, browsing through the art gallery, or embarking on a Buffalo Safari, there are plenty of options for keeping you entertained.
Along the Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, hidden in the pine trees and surrounded by waterfalls, lies the Spearfish Canyon Lodge. With a hot tub on the balcony and luxurious suites, you can’t go wrong with this gorgeous facility. Staying in this area during fall is exceptional; the colorful foliage makes the experience surreal.
Do you and your spouse love golfing, swimming or biking? If so, the Elkhorn Ridge Resort might just be your ideal honeymoon destination. Located near Spearfish, this resort offers activities, attractions, and multiple lodging options. The resort has sites for tenting and RVs. However, if you prefer to sleep in a cabin or rent a historic house, those options are available, as well.
Maybe you want to spend your honeymoon doing outdoor activities but don’t necessarily want to “rough it” and pitch a tent. If that is the case, why not glamp? Under Canvas takes glamorous camping to the next level of luxury with plush beds and decks featuring spectacular views. There are also plenty of things to do right by the campsite. Some of these activities include horseback riding, helicopter tours, gold panning, and ATV tours.
WORDS BY HANNAH PETERSON