Here’s How to Find Happy Holiday RV Resort and Happy Holiday Motel

Overview Map

Overview Map

We are located at 8990 S. Hwy. 16, Rapid City, SD. Hwy. 16, also known as Mt. Rushmore Road, is well maintained and very easy for our guests to navigate, even with the largest rigs.

Happy Holiday RV Resort and Happy Holiday Motel offers the best location for exploring the Black Hills – 14 miles from Mount Rushmore and 5 miles from Rapid City. Our quiet, rural setting and full service amenities will have you coming back again and again.


We are conveniently located 5 miles from Rapid City and 14 miles from Mount Rushmore on Mt. Rushmore Road / US-16 W.

From I-90, Exit 61,
Rapid City, South Dakota

see detail map below

  • Take the SD-79 S exit, EXIT 61, toward US-16-TRUCK/MT. RUSHMORE/CRAZY HORSE.
  • Turn LEFT onto US-16 TRUCK W/SD-79 S/N ELK VALE RD.
  • Follow US-16 TRUCK W for 9 miles.
  • Turn LEFT onto Mt. Rushmore Road/US-16 W and go 2.4 miles to the bottom of the hill.
  • Entrance to Happy Holiday is on left hand side of road, Reptile Gardens is on the right.
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