The area around Lead is dotted with fabulous attractions, from tourist hotspots to hidden gems that still await discovery. Piedmont, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest, and Belle Fourche, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the south of Lead are good spots to check out if you have the time.
Rapid City, is another good place to visit. It is around 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Lead and offers a number of interesting things to see and do, including Dinosaur Park, Central States Fairgrounds and Reptile Gardens. Rushmore Mall, Watiki Water Park and Fountain Springs Golf Course are also worth checking out while you are in Rapid City.
A useful technique to really get to know a place is by getting an understanding of its past. While here, be sure to see the area's archeological sites.
Why not try wintersports while you are in this area? Skiing is a popular pastime. Another one is snowboarding. The Lead area has excellent ways to experience the great outdoors. So why not enquire about one of the mountain biking and hiking experiences available here.
Sadly, vacations can't last forever, so when it's time fly home, you'll find the nearest major airport in Rapid City, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the southeast.