Deadwood South Dakota, Travel USA West
Deadwood South Dakota History
Deadwood plays to its history; legendary characters like Wild Bill Hickock, Calamity Jane, Wyat Earp, and Seth Bullock came to the boom town in the 1870s and sought fortune and fame. Shootouts in the street by historical re-enactors each day, attempt to recreate the era of Deadwood's wild past.
Deadwood Casino Gambling
Deadwood atract visitors to its casino gambling. Many visitors arrive
iby motorcycle during the first week in August when nearby Sturgis has its
motorcycle rally and 500,000 bikers come to the Black Hills of South Dakota..
George Custer's party found gold in Deadwood Gulch and soon a tent city sprung up with prospectors and fortune seekers of all types flooding into the small canyon.
Deadwood is now a lively place full of history, natural beauty, and lots of casino gambling to keep the visitor entertained. Nearby Mount Rushmore and Keystone are good day trips from Deadwood.
Getting to Deadwood: The nearest large city is Rapid City South Dakota. Air service reaches Rapid City from hubs in Denver and Chicago. Rental cars are available at the airport. From Rapid City take Route 90 west to exit 30 near Sturgis and then Route 14 toward Lead and Deadwood
Best Time To Visit South Dakota: The Sturgis Motorcycle Week takes place during the first or second week in August, the Black Hills will be full and riders who will be cruising the many sightseeing places in the Black Hills. Accommodations will be scarce.
May to October 40 f at night 65 f days
The weather is perfect June, July, August but the mid day temperature can reach over 100 f. Cool in May and September, Cold and winter snows October to April Total snow 2 feet per year. June is a wet month. July and August can have thunderstorms with hail.
Deadwood is one of the towns visited on group rides from sturgis on the way to Mount Rushmore
Deadwood South Dakota Travel in the Western USA offers Casino gambling and many guests ride in on an iron horse named Harley during early August when nearby Sturgis has its motorcycle rally
Deadwood will offer shopping and sightseeing on the main streets along with Casino gambling.
The modern town is preserved to resemble th old town of the 1800s. f
Deadwood South Dakota