Native West Trading Post

Specialty Shops in South Dakota

Get your shopping fix and see how things are made

Forget about those indistinguishable stores and their flickering fluorescent lights, or big box retailers you can find just about anywhere in the world. These South Dakota specialty shops are the real deal.

There are many unique businesses where visitors can actually see items being produced. At an art center in Rapid City, for example, watch Native American craftspeople produce their fine art and jewelry. In Rapid City, watch Native American pottery-making. Several Rapid City Black Hills gold companies offer on-site tours of their jewelry-making facilities. At a manufacturing facility in Lemmon, see where unique agate and other jewelry is made. In Hot Springs, watch craftspeople make cowboy boots, saddles and moccasins.

From locally made goods and Native American art to agricultural offerings, shopping is a truly unique experience in South Dakota that will have you leaving with gifts, keepsakes and souvenirs to savor long after your trip!

USC Wacipi
Wacipi at University of South Dakota
Dimock Cheese in cooler
Dimock Cheese
Mind Blown Glass
Mind Blown Glass

Browse Specialty Shops

Showing 1 - 6 of 47
Sort by
Specialty Shops
Rapid City
Hobby House Rapid City
Who's Hobby House
Chubby Chipmunk
Chubby Chipmunk
Sioux Pottery
Sioux Pottery
Illustrated image of three bison grazing in Custer State Park. The Needles rock formation is visible in the background.
Order Your Free Vacation Guide

Find our Travel Guide, state map, and other free publications to aid in your travel planning.

Dignity: of Earth & Sky Statue Chamberlain South Dakota
Sign Up for the E-Newsletter

Receive monthly inspiration about places to see, activities to try and upcoming events.

Newton Hills fall hiking
Discover South Dakota's Great Finds

Earn prizes and discounts as you explore off-the-beaten-path attractions on your next South Dakota adventure.