We are delighted to offer a selection of Rapid City’s best hotels at low conference rates, as part of the FreedomFest 2021 experience.

Each hotel offers a different experience with benefits to fit your preferences. We also have a recommended RV campground, for those RVing to FreedomFest this year.

We’ve also arranged a concierge service to help you with your selection. After you register for FreedomFest, you’ll receive an email with information to connect with Black Hills Vacations to help you select your hotel accommodations, select optional official excursions to area landmarks, and even help with travel, rental cars and any other needs you may have!

Hotel Alex Johnson

Alex Johnson Hotel

The historic Hotel Alex Johnson is a member of the coveted Curio Collection by Hilton and has hosted several presidents, countless celebrities, and even a few haunting spirits of its own. The Alex Johnson is only a 15-minute walk to the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, and FreedomFest will also offer a complimentary shuttle throughout the day to and from the hotel. Hotel details.

Exclusive FreedomFest Rates: $189/night standard; $199 – $289/night suites. No resort fees. Parking fee may apply.

The Rushmore Hotel & Suites features live music on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights in its 445 Lounge, and includes free parking. This boutique hotel is a ten-minute walk from the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, and FreedomFest will also offer a complimentary shuttle throughout the day to and from the hotel. Hotel details.

Exclusive FreedomFest Rates: $189/night standard; $349/night suite. No resort fees.

The Rushmore Hotel

The Rushmore Hotel

Holiday Inn Rushmore Plaza Center

Holiday Inn Rushmore Plaza Center

OUT OF ROOM BLOCK! The Holiday Inn Rapid City-Rushmore Plaza is just steps from the FreedomFest conference events at Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. This hotel includes an indoor pool, spa tub, and sauna, and offers a complimentary area shuttle to nearby destinations. Self-parking (subject to charges) is available onsite. Hotel details.

Exclusive FreedomFest Rates: $159/night standard; $169 – $189/night suite. No resort fees. Parking fees may apply.

(More rooms may become available in March 2021.)

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Downtown Rapid City is located just walking steps from the FreedomFest conference events at Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, and has been rated “Best Howard Johnson” in the country for several years in a row. This hotel includes a complimentary evening reception, free breakfast and parking, as well as access to an indoor pool, spa tub, and gym. Hotel details.

Exclusive FreedomFest Rates: $163/night standard; $193/night suite. No resort fees.

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Downtown Rapid City

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Downtown Rapid City

Best Western Ramkota

Best Western Ramkota

The Best Western Ramkota Hotel features one of the largest indoor waterparks in the Black Hills, and four waterpark passes are included with each guest room. This hotel offers free parking and shuttle service. FreedomFest will also offer a dedicated shuttle to and from the Best Western Ramkota and Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in the mornings and evenings. Hotel details.

Exclusive FreedomFest Rates: $149/night standard; $179/night suite. No resort fees.

With easy access from I-90, this KOA is in Rapid City, the gateway community to the Black Hills. Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, Custer State Park and Deadwood are within an hour’s drive. The RC KOA offers a Pull-Thru RV Site. Enjoy amenities and activities such as s’mores parties and watermelon feeds (in season). Fill up on all-you-can-eat pancakes before heading to FreedomFest or an excursion. Have fun in the large heated pool and hot tub at the end of the day. Two playgrounds and a giant checkers/chess set provide plenty of family fun. Fido will love the Kamp K9 dog park. Pool: Memorial Weekend – Labor Day Weekend. Max pull thru: 100 feet. Your hosts: Recreational Adventures Co. Visit website.

Free perimeter daytime parking is available at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center for RVs.

Exclusive FreedomFest Rates: TBA

Rapid City KOA

Rapid City KOA

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