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Dive into Action During the 2019 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

 

Are you ready for the 2019 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally?

Have you put together your bucket list items while you’re in town?

We have put together a list of “must see and do” attractions based on local’s choices. Jump into action at one of our four onsite hotel locations next to WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort!

 

BACKGROUND OF THE STURGIS MOTORCYCLE RALLY

The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is one of the world’s largest and most well-known motorcycle events. The first rally was held on August 14th, 1938 with a race consisting of 9 participants. Then from 1939-1941, the rally did not take place because of gas rationing in support of the war efforts, however in 1942 the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally returned for good. Since then, the rally has formed to the great event that it is today.

 

WHEN IS THE STURGIS MOTORCYCLE RALLY?

While the dates vary from year to year, the 79th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally will be held from August 2-11, 2019. However, people also tend to come well before and after the rally to enjoy all the beauty that the Black Hills has to offer.

 

WHERE TO STAY?

WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort is a great place to play, stay, and eat, especially for the kid in all of us!/p>

Do we have:

On-site Bike Wash? Check.

Complimentary Breakfast? Check.

A Bar? Check.

Bike Parking? Check.

Onsite, we have four connected hotels: Residence Inn by Marriott, Fairfield by Marriott, La Quinta by Wyndam, and Home2 Suites by Hilton. We also have an onsite Sliders Bar & Grill, Proudly Serving Starbucks, and Perkin’s Restaurant and Bakery.

We also recommend Hotel Alex Johnson, located in downtown Rapid City. Featuring historic beauty that will leave you speechless, along with an onsite Starbucks, Paddy O’Neill’s Irish Pub, and Vertex Sky Bar you will be awestruck.

In Deadwood, both Cadillac Jack’s Gaming Resort and Tin Lizzie Gaming Resort have great accommodations as well!

 

WHAT TO DO?

The Black Hills of South Dakota has an abundance of activities for you to enjoy when you visit, and we are the ultimate hub for all your adventures! We are only 27 miles from Mount Rushmore, 41 miles from Crazy Horse, and 30 miles from Sturgis.

Other Black Hills highlights include: Devil’s Tower National Monument, Badlands National Park, Custer State Park, Needles Highway, Spearfish Canyon, Historic Deadwood, and Iron Mountain Road.

Here is a map of the best route to take in order to view the above destinations starting at WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort and ending in Sturgis! We can’t wait for you to arrive! Are you ready to rumble in to Rally Week?

 

RIDE ON