Keystone Tourism

Visit Keystone - Best of Keystone

Named after the keystone, Masonic symbol, the town of Keystone is located in the state of South Dakota amidst the beckoning black hills. The quaint town which is all green is the right place for people who love to escape from the constant buzz and the commotion of the city. Keep your electronic gadgets for a while, cleanse yourself and breathe in some fresh air amidst the beauty of the wonderful nature. With a couple of attractions to see, shopping centers, and restaurants, Keystone will provide a perfect escapade from the city life while keeping you interested.

Witness the historically popular granite sculptures of the heads of the U.S. Presidents of Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson, sculpted in the Mount Rushmore of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Hike along the fascinating President trail that is little on the tougher side. Keystone also has its own version of Madame Tussauds in the form of National Presidential Wax Museum that carries the wax figures of the famous U.S. Presidents and the detailing of the structures is something to wonder about. When you are bored of your hotel room, head to the gorgeous Horse Thief Lake for camping amidst the natural greenery overlooking the pristine lake. 

Keystone Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Keystone tips for your visit

  • Time Zone - Mountain Standard Time (MST). UTC/GMT -7hours.
  • Currency - Currency used in Keystone is US Dollars (USD).
  • Electricity - The standard electrical voltage in Keystone is 120 Volts and 60 Hertz alternating current. The power sockets used are of type A and B. Check your electrical devices for their voltage consumption and use adapters if necessary.
  • Internet - There aren't any free Wi-Fi zones inside the town. But all the major hotels in Keystone offer free Wi-Fi. 
  • Languages - American English is the most widely spoken language in Keystone. Apart from English, Spanish and French are some of the other languages spoken in Keystone.
  • Security - General Emergency: 911, Ambulance: 605-666-5033.
  • Tipping - Tipping is expected in Keystone. It is advisable to tip around 15-20% of the bill.
  • Customs - Be on time, because the Americans are very serious about punctuality. And be wary of your surroundings. Cleanliness and hygiene are much expected.
  • Be sure to look after your belongings. Especially, when you are walking alone in the nights.
More about Keystone

Facts and Stats for Keystone*

  • Pollution Statistics in Keystone

    Know the pollution level of Keystone before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 3.13 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 12.5 (Very Low)
  • Keystone: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Keystone for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Keystone.

    • Burglary and Theft 71.43 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 35.71 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.33 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 35.71 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
    • Attacks 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.14 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 39.29 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 64.29 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 28.57 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 75 (High)
  • Living in Keystone - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 46.35 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 11 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 25 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.59 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Keystone

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Keystone

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 90 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 53 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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