Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Custer

The area's monuments and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Custer. Well known for its horse riding, parks and local tours, this welcoming city won't disappoint. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Custer

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Travellers enjoy fun activities like horse riding and hiking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Custer a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rocky Knolls Golf Course (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Sylvan Lake (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Needles Eye (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Needles Highway (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Horse Thief Lake (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Peter Norbeck Visitors Center (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural parks and other natural features in Custer

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Custer is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sylvan Lake (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Custer State Park (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Center Lake (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Horse Thief Lake (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Jewel Cave National Monument (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Wind Cave National Park (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Custer

Fly into Rapid City, SD (RAP-Rapid City Regional), the closest airport, located 33 mi (53.1 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Custer?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 352 holiday rentals near Custer. From 176 Cabins to 124 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Custer for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Custer?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Custer. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sylvan Lake: 259 holiday rentals
  • Custer State Park: 388 holiday rentals
  • French Creek: 352 holiday rentals
  • Sylvan Rocks Climbing School: 340 holiday rentals
  • Rocky Knolls Golf Course: 320 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Custer listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Custer?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 176 Cabins in Custer. Our other popular types of Custer holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 124 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 176 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 176 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Custer?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 19 holiday homes with pool available in Custer. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.