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Needles Highway, South Dakota

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Needles Highway is located in South Dakota. To visit Needles Highway and other attractions in Custer, use our Custer vacation builder.
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(Custer is the nearest city to Needles Highway)

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  • Loved the drive on a cool, cloudy afternoon. Tunnels, too many switchbacks to count, and awesome rock formations.  more »
  • This was terrific! The road is very curvy but the scenery is great. Lots of places to stop and take photos. The history of the area is fascinating. I loved driving through the tunnels.  more »
  • This is a must do if you're on a motorcycle...cars skip it you're only in the way. No beginners or daredevils. Incredible scenery.  more »

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Where to stay in Custer

You'll feel like you're experiencing life in the Old West on the outskirts of Custer, where several vacation cabins combine the grandeur of the Black Hills' scenery with amenities such as in-room televisions and Wi-Fi. Many are located just a short drive from Main Street. For a real adventure, consider staying in one of the area's campgrounds. To explore Custer's cultural delights on foot, book a room in a downtown hotel, motel, or bed and breakfast.
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