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Black Hills & Mt. Rushmore Tour from Rapid City

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Highlights

Chance to appreciate the Black Hills & Crazy Horse Memorial

Visit to Mount Rushmore National Memorial & walking trail

Tight tunnels on Iron Mountain Road with amazing views

Chance to see bison, burros and more in Custer State Park

Insight & commentary throughout from your expert driver

Highlights

Chance to appreciate the Black Hills & Crazy Horse Memorial

Visit to Mount Rushmore National Memorial & walking trail

Tight tunnels on Iron Mountain Road with amazing views

Chance to see bison, burros and more in Custer State Park

Insight & commentary throughout from your expert driver

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Black Hills & Mt. Rushmore Tour from Rapid City

Activity Location

Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Keystone 57751

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Rapid City

    1314 North Elk Vale Road

    Rapid City 57703

  • Cambria Inn & Suites

    3333 Outfitter Road

    Rapid City 57701

  • Best Western Ramkota Hotel

    2111 North Lacrosse Street

    Rapid City 57701

  • Hampton Inn

    1720 Rapp Street

    Rapid City 57701

  • America’s Best Value Inn

    620 Howard Street

    Rapid City 57701

  • Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn

    505 North 5th Street

    Rapid City 57701

  • Hotel Alex Johnson

    523 6th Street

    Rapid City 57701

  • Comfort Inn & Suites Hotel

    915 Fairmont Boulevard

    Rapid City 57701

  • Borglum Historical Center

    342 Winter Street

    Keystone 57751


Description

Embark on a full-day tour to Black Hills National Forest and admire unforgettable views of Mount Rushmore, and pay visits to the wildlife-packed Custer State Park. Learn about the legacy of Crazy Horse with a visit to a memorial honoring his life, and enjoy a tasty lunch along the way.

After pickup from one of the nine meeting locations available in Rapid City or Keystone, enter Black Hills National Forest and watch the landscape shift into rugged hills filled with dense pine forests. Arrive Crazy Horse Memorial, the world's largest mountain carving. View an informative video, the Promise Painting, Indian Museum of North America, Native American Educational and Cultural Center, Korczak's Studio and Home. Take a relaxing drive to Custer State Park and listen to commentary from your guide while you watch for herds of free-roaming bison, burros, and mountain goats that call the area home. Take a winding drive along historic Iron Mountain Road, which takes you through hand-carved tunnels with openings that frame Mt. Rushmore in the distance.

Reach Mount Rushmore in the afternoon and hop out to get up-close looks at its rocky renditions of presidents past, including Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt, and Lincoln. Snap photos of their pensive gazes and then enjoy lunch at Carver's Marketplace at the monument. Then return to Keystone and Rapid City for drops.


Inclusions

  • Gate admissions to Crazy Horse Memorial, Custer State Park, Mt. Rushmore

  • Lunch at Carver's Marketplace (entree & beverage - options for special diets available)

  • Roundtrip transportation to & from select Rapid City hotels & Borglum Historical Center in Keystone

  • Live tour commentary provided in English on either a motor coach or van


Exclusions

  • Gratuities not included

  • Responsible for own snacks or drinks while touring (lunch IS INCLUDED)

  • At Crazy Horse there is a Bus to Base tour for a fee, if opt to take, pay at Crazy Horse


Know Before You Book

  • Children 18 months and younger are complimentary provided they do not occupy their own seat.

  • Children 17 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult.

  • Hotel pickup is available from select Rapid City hotels (8). Hotel pickup begin at 7:10 AM. You will receive confirmation of your exact pick-up time when you call to confirm your reservation. Also meeting location in Keystone, SD at Borglum Historical Center.

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.

  • Please call 1-605-342-4461 at least one day prior to reconfirm tour details. Often times we do not know where you are staying. We stop at up to 9 locations, BUT, only stop at those locations we know we have reservations on that given day.

  • Tour vehicle is not wheelchair accessible. Please inquire about options.

  • Elevations range from 3200 to 4600 ft

  • Driver/Guide narrative in English. Mt. Rushmore does offer a narrative device for rent in multiple languages.

  • Moderate walking around tour attractions. You are welcome to explore at your own pace in the time range given from you driver at attractions. The tour will drop you at the entrance to both Crazy Horse Memorial and Mt. Rushmore.


Black Hills & Mt. Rushmore Tour from Rapid City ratings based on 47 Verified Reviews

Expedia Verified Reviews

4.9 out of 5

5/5 Sep 4, 2019

Our driver, Neil, did a fantastic job of keeping us informed of the many sights and historic info throughout the tour. We were impressed with his "smooth driving" as well. Had an outstanding time!!

ANTHONY A

United States

1/5 Aug 16, 2019

Tour was very disappointing. Advertised as Mount Rushmore tour but didn’t go through Mt. Rushmore park. Spent two hours viewing mountain. Way to long would have liked to have seen more of the park. We would not recommend this tour. We feel it was a waste of money.

Francis W

United States