Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Rides in the Black Hills
Sturgis is right on Interstate I-90 and is central to some great rides.
Black Hills South Dakota
offers Mount Rushmore, Spearfish Canyon, Deadwood and Lead for trips of 120 miles round trip.
Badlands, 218 mile RT
Sturgis offers some great bike rides throughout the Black Hills including Mount Rushmore, and Deadwood.
Another good ride is to wyoming's Devils Tower, west on I-90 or reached by the county roads for a sightseeing trip.
During the first week of August, hotels and camping areas around sturgis fill up as 500,000 riders visit the area. Campsites outside the town can offer lodging.
Spearfish Campground and campground in Spearfish Canyon become home to some visitors
Getting to Sturgis:
The nearest large city is Rapid City South Dakota. Air service reaches Rapid City from hubs in Denver and Chicago.
Rentals are available at the airport. From Rapid City take Route I-90 west to Sturgis
First full week in August
Best Time To Visit South Dakota: Sturgis Motorcycle Week takes place the first full week of August. By the first Saturday in August the town will be full and riders will be cruising the many sightseeing places in the Black Hills.
Visiting other times of the year: 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.
Sturgis Motorcycle Rally offers some rides to the Black Hills of South Dakota for sightseeing at Mount Rushmore and casino gambling in Deadwood.
Sturgis is 120 miles RT from Deadwood's old western town.
Sturgis Rally, Day Trip to Deadwood for a shootout in the old western town, 120 mile round trip
Sturgis Day Trip to Deadwood for casino gambling in the preserved western town
Deadwood ride from Sturgis, 120 RT
|Black Hills SD Sightseeing
August 2015, Sturgis Rally Dates
August 3 to August 9
Aug. 1 to Aug. 10