10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals Near Custer State Park, South Dakota - Updated 2024

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Featuring a whopping 71,000 acres (28,733.7 hectares) of woodlands, towering mountains and rolling rugged meadows, Custer State Park is a well-known attraction in South Dakota owing to its great natural beauty. Home to a plethora of flora and fauna, the park is a nature lover’s paradise and perfect for travellers who want an escape from urbanity. Here, you can enjoy a variety of activities including fishing, bicycling, camping, swimming or hiking and there is something for every kind of traveller whether you are travelling with adults or young children. After a long day of exploring the park and engaging in thrilling activities, it can be rewarding to retreat into your own private rental that offers privacy and solitude instead of a typical hotel room. So if you are planning a trip to Custer State Park, read on for the top Airbnbs near Custer State Park, South Dakota, for stays.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status. recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 09, 2024.

1. Cosy sanctuary with mountain views (from USD 85)

Located on 26 acres (10.5 hectares) of private property with woodlands, rolling meadows and hiking trails along the hillside, this lovely rental has one bedroom and one bathroom. It can accommodate up to four guests and features a variety of amenities designed to make your stay comfortable. The property is adjacent to Custer State Park.

It is pet friendly and family friendly, and features plenty of indoor and outdoor space for your relaxation. Make the most of amenities such as a deck overlooking mountain views, a private garden, sauna, treadmill to work out and a well-equipped kitchen.

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Custer, South Dakota, United States
17.79 km (11.1 mi) from Mount Rushmore National Memorial
231 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was perfect for our night stay
we felt very comfortable staying on their property which was beautiful and peaceful
Cleanliness:
the space was so clean
quiet clean and amazing house
the room was clean and very comfortable
the apartment itself is sparkling clean well appointed and comfy
clean space friendly hosts and beautiful property
Host:
our hosts were very nice and hospitable
sharee was a perfect host from the moment she greeted us to the moment we left
hosts were nothing short of warm and friendly
sharee was a great host very accommodating when i arrived later in the night
sharee and marvin were exceptional hosts and it was an easy check in and comfortable apartment
Location:
great space and location really enjoyed my stay
the place is near many beautiful spots for hiking and kayaking
we had a wonderful evening in this beautiful place gorgeous location such a sweet couple hosting
fantastic location to explore the black hills
beautiful and relaxing location with wonderful hosts
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2. Deluxe studio best for couples and solo travellers (from USD 159)

Featuring one-of-a-kind amenities that can take your stay to the next level, this amazing studio home is perfect for a solo traveller or a couple looking for a modern and compact space within walking distance of Custer State Park.

The bungalow is equipped with thoughtful amenities such as sleep masks, colour-changing showers with a steam capsule, sound machines, and mattresses with massage features.

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Custer, South Dakota, United States
17.04 km (10.6 mi) from Mount Rushmore National Memorial
137 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is amazing and the coffee provided is outstanding
Cleanliness:
compound was very clean and inviting
the place is clean and well maintained
it was very clean the shower was awesome
great place to stay new clean nicely decorated
everything in the place was in good shape and clean (cool shower )
Host:
communications with host were easy and effortless
sherry and her team and responsive polite and all around excellent at showing hospitality
sherry was a super attentive host and made sure we had everything we needed
would definitely stay with this host again and highly recommend to anyone thank you
they were extremely accommodating and helpful now back to the place- it was amazing
Location:
really cute place
the location is wonderful - 30 min away from mt
loved the location very close to downtown custer
darling bungalows in a great location
close to great places to eat and parking was easy
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3. Lovely accommodation with a hot tub (from USD 127)

Featuring a lovely outdoor garden complete with a hot tub and barbecue facilities, this amazing rental is perfect for guests who long for seclusion and fun. Situated on acres of private equestrian property, you have all the privacy you need and you can even bring your horse.

The home features a private gazebo, WiFi, large smart TV with Netflix and a well-equipped kitchen where you can prepare your favourite meals.

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Hermosa, South Dakota, United States
13.42 km (8.4 mi) from Mount Rushmore National Memorial
92 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space was comfortable and the amenities were phenomenal
the living and kitchen space were perfect to fit our needs
so be prepared to hear upstairs noise (bring a sound machine or fan if you’re a light sleeper)
the adjacent living room housed a very comfortable sectional couch with pillows and a throw
comfy beds soft towels modern washer and dryer cookware and relaxing hot tub
Cleanliness:
everything was very clean with great amenities
the king bed was exceedingly comfortable and the bedding was clean and in great shape
great spot quiet clean and comfortable
our stay was great the house was very clean and had everything we needed
great place clean and has everything you might need
Host:
sharon was very helpful and went above and beyond the call of duty
the host was very friendly and accommodating
sharon and kelsey were very friendly and welcoming
owners were hospitable and friendly
the hosts were also super helpful and friendly
Location:
the location is beautiful serene and very close to the action
you are close to all main sd attractions
great place to get away from it all
the location is great for access to area attractions and the drive is beautiful
if you don’t like dogs this place isn’t for you
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4. Pet-friendly bungalow best for families (from USD 195)

Ideal for all kinds of travellers from a couple on a romantic getaway to a small family gathering, this lovely guest house can comfortably host up to 10 guests and features one bedroom with bunk beds. It is pet-friendly and your dog can make friends with other dogs on the property.

The home is close to a variety of establishments and attractions including Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial and Rapid City.

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Hermosa, South Dakota, United States
20.11 km (12.5 mi) from Mount Rushmore National Memorial
77 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 9 Beds 8 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the decor and pastries for breakfast
Cleanliness:
such a clean comfy place
the cabin was very clean
the cottage is extremely clean charming and full of thoughtful touches
clean enjoyable and a good location
Host:
jackie and bret are amazing hosts
beautiful place and friendly host
jackie and bret are among the kindest and most gracious hosts we’ve ever stayed with
jackie and bret are the perfect hosts and it was the perfect stay
jackie and bret are very gracious hosts providing fresh baked goods and friendly conversation
Location:
it is super close to mt
great location to explore the mount rushmore area private and secluded
great location for all the great hiking spots
a gorgeous cabin family friendly pet friendly close to everything
the location is great for visiting mt rushmore and other black hills sights
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5. Sprawling two-bedroom cabin (from USD 108)

Situated just an eight-minute drive away from Custer State Park, this cabin is perfect for families or couples and can host up to four guests. The entire cabin is made of wood lending it a campsite vibe, however, it is well-equipped with everything you may need for a relaxing stay.

The home also has WiFi, free on-site parking if you are travelling with your own vehicle, and is pet friendly and family friendly.

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Custer, South Dakota, United States
15.96 km (10.0 mi) from Mount Rushmore National Memorial
143 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
comfortable and clean space
a very nice place in the middle of a lot of attractions very clean cabin with everything you need
Host:
our host kelli was very communicative and helpful too highly recommend
Location:
very cute place to stay
beautiful home close to town
super cute place it was the perfect size for our group
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6. Rustic two-bedroom log cabin with campsite vibes (from USD 198)

Known as Deer Woods Cabin, this lovely 2-bedroom log cabin is situated about 10 minutes from Custer State Park. A variety of wildlife may pay you a visit if you’re lucky, including bison, fluffy cows, turkeys and deer.

The cabin itself features a fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, a propane fire pit and a private deck overlooking a fenced-in yard. The cabin is also dog-friendly, and your dog can go for a swim in the lake, nap in the sun in the fenced-in yard or enjoy hikes on the many trails.

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Custer, South Dakota, United States
17.33 km (10.8 mi) from Mount Rushmore National Memorial
91 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabin is clean comfortable and has all the amenities you could want
kids loved the loft area which had two beds and room to play
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
the cabin was very clean and comfortable
it was super clean and comfortable for all of us
it was so very clean
the cabin itself was very clean and comfortable
Host:
mari was a wonderful host
mari was a great host
she was very helpful flexible and accommodating with adjusting our plans
she was very prompt and so responsive
mari was an excellent host and was very accommodating
Location:
it was in a perfect location to everything
the location was perfect being so close to town but to custer state park
the location was perfect for exploring custer state park
perfect location we absolutely loved our stay at the cabin
the cabin is in a great location near all the local attractions
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7. Well-equipped cabin with view of the hills (from USD 268)

Situated just a few minutes away from Custer State Park as well as other attractions such as Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorial, this delightful cabin is perfect for families.

You may be paid a visit by wild deer or the neighbour’s goats looking to graze, and the home offers amazing views of the hills in the background. It also has WiFi. perfect for remote workers on a workation, cable TV and laundry facilities.

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Custer, South Dakota, United States
17.64 km (11.0 mi) from Mount Rushmore National Memorial
159 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
you might want to stock up on drinking water unless you like the taste of iron water
location was great cabin was cozy and modern with all the amenities a person would need
great place my family of 5 felt very comfortable and we loved the view
the beds were very comfortable
nice clean kitchen big table comfortable couch and beds
Cleanliness:
it was clean and cozy
the cabin was clean and spacious
very quaint clean place to stay
it was clean and well stocked with everything we needed
everything was simple and clean
Host:
our hosts were very informative and responsive to any questions we had
the hosts communicated well and our stay was very comfortable home away from home
this was a great house and we had a wonderful time the host was fantastic
Location:
great location to visit custer park
location is rural and quite but close to many attractions
it’s in a great location
great location beautiful property close to downtown and all the sites
the cabin was in a great location very quiet and close to everything we wanted to do
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8. Creekside cottage with a private deck (from USD 188)

Situated very close to local attractions such as Custer State Park, Mount Rushmore, Badlands and more, this lovely cottage features three bedrooms and is surrounded by a well-maintained lawn.

Decorated in a cabin theme, this home has everything you need for a great stay including free WiFi, outdoor seating, a barbecue grill, a well-equipped kitchen and a private deck.

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Custer, South Dakota, United States
17.67 km (11.0 mi) from Mount Rushmore National Memorial
95 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 5 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was comfortable for the three adults + one toddler in our group
we had three high schoolers and three adults and everyone was comfortable
it really was a cozy creekside cottage we had a marvelous stay
Cleanliness:
it was clean and cozy
clean and cute cottage
sparkling clean and very easy checkin/out
the cottage was clean and well decorated
the cabin was just as described and very clean
Host:
host was very responsive and accommodating
the hosts are fantastic and very eager to make sure you enjoy your time in the hills
the hosts were easy to communicate with as well
david is a great host and even the tiniest details were there in the cabin if needed
alyse was a great host and the cabin was very clean
Location:
great house in walking distance to downtown restaurants
wonderful location the park close by is perfect for families with kids
great location for exploring custer state park
nicely decorated and great location
great location close to downtown-we we’re able to walk many places within custer
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9. Light-filled abode with an outdoor fire pit (from USD 320)

Featuring large windows that allow in plenty of natural sunlight, this two-bedroom cabin is bright and airy and has rustic décor. It is located near Black Hills National Forest and 7.3 miles (11.7 kilometres) from Mount Rushmore, and is nestled on 20 acres (8 hectares) of sprawling lush green private property.

The cabin has a huge well-equipped kitchen, a private deck with barbecue facilities and a fire pit, WiFi and a DVD player for your entertainment.

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Keystone, South Dakota, United States
4.33 km (2.7 mi) from Mount Rushmore National Memorial
91 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was very comfortable and had wonderful views surrounded by the hills
one of my favorite parts was watching the deer through the window as we ate breakfast
i slept on the murphy bed which was easy to set up and was perfectly comfortable
Cleanliness:
great place to stay was very clean
the property is beautiful clean and cozy
it was also very clean
easy to get to clean perfectly decorated and comfortable
great place had all the things we needed and was clean and cozy
Host:
perfect views/ hikes/ fire pit/ host
hosts were responsive and helpful
easy to check-in and communicate with hosts
my time at the notch cabin was exceptional and kate was an awesome host
Location:
the location was quiet and beautiful
comfortable and located in a really neat place
we had an amazing weekend here the location is beautiful
this place was everything we were looking for perfect location quiet but still close to everything
absolutely recommend such a beautiful location
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10. Family-friendly retreat with nature views

This quaint little wooden cabin oozes cosiness at every turn, featuring elements such as stone and wooden accents throughout the space and thoughtful details such as complimentary laundry soap and dryer sheets. You can also enjoy a variety of homey amenities such as a well-equipped kitchen where you can prepare your delicious comfort food, free WiFi, satellite/cable television and laundry facilities.

Enjoy breathtaking views interrupted only by whitetail deer and wild turkeys wandering around on the property.

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Hermosa, South Dakota, United States
13.81 km (8.6 mi) from Mount Rushmore National Memorial
84 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
couch was super comfortable as well
the space was so comfortable and well appointed
this seems like it would be a comfortable place for a young family too
Cleanliness:
beautiful clean place to stay
it’s clean quiet and very comfortable
the space was sparkling clean and super comfortable
super clean and spacious with special touches to enhance your stay
everything was clean worked well and described perfectly
Host:
ashley was an excellent responsive and welcoming host
ashley was very accommodating and respectful of our privacy
ashley was a very responsive host and check in and out was a breeze
more than helpful to answer questions
thank you to ashley and family for hosting us
Location:
very nice cabin close to attractions
the location is great quiet and peaceful
what a great place to stay close to all area attractions
a great place to get away from everything
perfect location we were able to pack in a lot of activities while we were there
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Make the most of your stay near Custer State Park

With a plethora of attractions and activities to explore and engage in, a vacation near Custer State Park is sure to be an amazing experience. So book a private vacation rental and enjoy staying in your own home away from home.

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