The average price of a 7-day trip to Keystone is $1,747 for a solo traveler, $3,138 for a couple, and $5,882 for a family of 4. Keystone hotels range from $59 to $267 per night with an average of $67, while most vacation rentals will cost $300 to $780 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP) are between $523 and $795 per person for economy flights and $1,641 to $2,495 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $41 to $88 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Keystone, SD, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to RAP and stay in a Keystone hotel:

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Keystone is usually mid to late September.

 

Average Keystone Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Keystone for a week is $1,068-$2,660($153-$380 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $41 to $88 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $373 to $700 for economy

Lodging: $68 to $84 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $184 to $224 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Keystone for a week is $2,028-$4,166($290-$595 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $82 to $176 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $746 to $1,400 for economy

Lodging: $68 to $84 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $184 to $224 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Keystone for a week is $3,456-$7,412($494-$1,059 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $164 to $352 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,492 to $2,800 for economy

Lodging: $136 to $168 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $294 to $358 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Keystone

How cheap can you make a vacation to Keystone? The cheapest trip to Keystone is about $119 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 0% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $160 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $51.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Keystone for a week is $833-$2,088($119-$298 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $22 to $44 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $373 to $700 for economy

Lodging: $51 to $59 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $180 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Keystone for a week is $1,360-$3,096($194-$442 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $44 to $88 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $746 to $1,400 for economy

Lodging: $51 to $59 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $180 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Keystone for a week is $2,720-$5,544($389-$792 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $88 to $176 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,492 to $2,800 for economy

Lodging: $102 to $118 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $224 to $252 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to Keystone cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Keystone Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Keystone.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Keystone for a week is $2,159-$11,797($308-$1,685 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $78 to $167 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $821 to $1,736 for first class

Lodging: $132 to $267 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $780 to $1,482 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Keystone for a week is $3,526-$14,702($504-$2,100 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $156 to $334 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,642 to $3,472 for first class

Lodging: $132 to $267 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $780 to $1,482 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Keystone for a week is $7,052-$24,958($1,007-$3,565 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $312 to $668 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,284 to $6,944 for first class

Lodging: $264 to $534 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,170 to $2,223 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Keystone Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Keystone is higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Keystone due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Keystone Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Keystone hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Keystone.

 

Flight Costs to Keystone

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $795 average in mid December to a low of $523 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $498. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Keystone our data includes 275 originating airports, and 87 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Keystone from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,284 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Phoenix – Mesa Gateway (AZA) in Phoenix, AZ (the United States) at an average of just $222.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Keystone, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $272, so you can easily save about 52% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Keystone can easily cost $330 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $22 per person. Private tours can cost $666 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

 

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