Local Attractions 

Located in our beloved town of Spearfish, South Dakota, the Barn at Aspen Acres is surrounded by beautiful opportunity and new discoveries for your guests. Read below to find out about local buzz, and prepare to embrace adventure in the Black Hills!

Spearfish, SD

A small, inviting community in the Northern Black Hills, Spearfish is truly a destination where visitors can find adventure in every season. Outdoor enthusiasts can spend their time exploring over 300 miles of snowmobile trails and over 100 miles of cross country ski, biking, hiking, and horseback riding trails, as well as a nearby downhill ski area. Perfect for family outings, Spearfish is home to one of the most beautiful canyons in the Black Hills, filled with waterfalls, hiking trailheads, historical sites, and nature. Take a day trip to nearby popular tourist destinations such as Crazy Horse, Devil's Tower, and Mount Rushmore! Afterwards, you can return to the quiet, friendly atmosphere of Spearfish and take in the timeless, historic downtown by relaxing at a main street coffee shop, visiting the Matthews Opera House and Art Gallery, perusing small shops, or listening to local musicians. Spearfish also has a multitude of dining options, from ethnic foods like Japanese and Mexican to steakhouses, bistros, grills, and sports bars. To top it all off, you can find yourself in the geographic center of the continental United States with only an approximately 20 minute drive to Belle Fourche, SD! There is adventure to be had around every corner in Spearfish- so come discover what fills your soul! For more information on Spearfish including additional things to do, places to stay, food and drink recommendations, and local calendar events, click below.

Rapid City, SD

If big city life is more your comfort zone, Rapid City is less than an hour away! This vibrant city nestled in the Black Hills is bustling with shopping opportunities, restaurants, and national parks and monuments within reach. From the rugged Badlands to Custer State Park to Jewel Cave National Monument and Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, adventure and exploration are at your doorstep in Rapid City. With a variety of people, culture, and places to stay, you're sure to find something that fits your niche- whether it be camping, hotels and resorts, or cozy cabins! See the pride of the plains by visiting some of the city's many museums, art galleries, or inviting downtown. You can even admire local wildlife at nearby Bear Country USA! No matter what you choose, Rapid City is a great destination to learn about the history of South Dakota, discover a lively nightlife, shop, dine, and treat yourself! To learn more and plan your visit, click the button below.

Deadwood & Lead, SD

Located just 15 minutes from the hub of Spearfish, the tiny mountain towns of Deadwood and Lead boast a nightlife buzzing with an atmosphere of excitement and history that is almost palpable. These resort and gaming towns are brimming with casinos, art, souvenir shops, historic lodging, and tales of the wild west. The warm evening summer air is often filled with the sound of live music and festive tourists echoing through the cobblestone streets. Near the beginning of August, Deadwood and Lead transform with the life and energy of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, and the streets are lined with colorful bikes. In the dead of winter, they become a snow-lover's paradise with access to nearby ski resort Terry Peak. Deadwood and Lead are a true experience in themselves, and a definite must see for all who visit southern South Dakota. Click below to discover more about these hidden treasures of the Black Hills and book the trip of a lifetime! 

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