Custer travel guide

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You're Going to Love Custer

With a population of 1,952, Custer is a must-see destination in South Dakota, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Custer deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

When to visit Custer

Custer in December
Estimated hotel price
$94
1 night at 3-star hotel
Custer in December
Estimated hotel price
$94
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Custer in July, when the average temperature is 66.2 °F, and the highest can go up to 78.8 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is December, when it can get as cold as 14 °F, with an average temperature of 23 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 3.2″. In contrast, January is usually the driest month of the year in Custer, with an average rainfall of 0.3″.

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How to Get to Custer

Plane

Although Custer doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Rapid City (RAP), which is located 33 miles from Custer. Rapid City is the most popular, with regular flights from American Airlines, Emirates, Air New Zealand and other airlines departing from the United States. The shortest domestic flight to Custer departs from Las Vegas and takes around 2h 17m.

Plane

Although Custer doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Rapid City (RAP), which is located 33 miles from Custer. Rapid City is the most popular, with regular flights from American Airlines, Emirates, Air New Zealand and other airlines departing from the United States. The shortest domestic flight to Custer departs from Las Vegas and takes around 2h 17m.

Airports near Custer

Airlines serving Custer

KLM
Good (844 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,474 reviews)
Air France
Good (969 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,106 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,950 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,375 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (771 reviews)
Aeromexico
Good (778 reviews)
Copa Airlines
Good (754 reviews)
Sun Country Air
Good (149 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,668 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (460 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Good (314 reviews)
Allegiant Air
Good (422 reviews)
Southern / Mokulele
Okay (8 reviews)
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Where to stay in Custer

Average rates range from around $308 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $210 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Comfort Inn and Suites Custer and Super 8 by Wyndham Custer/Crazy Horse Area.

Where to stay in popular areas of Custer

Most booked hotels in Custer

Bavarian Inn, Black Hills
3 stars
Excellent (9.1, 782 reviews)
$152+
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Custer
2 stars
Excellent (8.8, 316 reviews)
$192+
Comfort Inn and Suites Custer
2 stars
Excellent (8.5, 524 reviews)
$142+
Super 8 by Wyndham Custer/Crazy Horse Area
2 stars
Good (7.9, 788 reviews)
$80+
Best Western Buffalo Ridge Inn
2 stars
Good (7.9, 569 reviews)
$119+
Days Inn by Wyndham Custer
2 stars
Good (6.4, 262 reviews)
$89+

Renting a car in Custer

Expect to pay $3.79 per gallon in Custer (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.42 and $60.57.

Expect to pay $3.79 per gallon in Custer (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.42 and $60.57.