The spectacular fall colors and beautiful weather make this the ideal time to enjoy the Black Hills. Peak color time usually falls around the first or second week of October. Fall festivals abound so be sure to include one in your plans.

Whether you are a car, wine, arts, quilting or music enthusiast, there’s a festival for you. Many area towns have special local events and the area’s larger festivities draw visitors from far and wide. The annual Buffalo Roundup in Custer State Park has been a popular event for nearly fifty years.