Enjoy all that the Mt Rushmore area has to offer with the Best of Mt Rushmore Vacation Package, which includes the Mount Rushmore Tour, a Tour and Gold Panning Combo of Big Thunder Gold Mine and five nights lodging at a hotel.
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Big Thunder Gold Mine Tour and Panning Combo
Mount Rushmore Grand Legends Tour
On the Mount Rushmore Grand Legends Tour, you'll learn about the work of Gutzon Borglum, the designer of Mount Rushmore, as well as historical facts about the presidents pictured in the larger-than-life sculpture. Information about other people involved in the creation of this national monument and other projects are on display at the Borglum Historical Center. Beyond Mount Rushmore, you will also get to see the Crazy Horse Memorial, and take a ride on the incredible vintage 1880 steam engine train. Other destinations include Custer State Park, home to the largest bison herd in the United States, and Harney Peak, the highest point in the continental United States. The tour provides a Monumental Breakfast Special featuring biscuits & gravy, eggs, hashbrowns, sausage or bacon, and a drink. Other meals on the tour will be purchased by guests.
As a visitor to Mt. Rushmore with this vacation package, you're also granted entrance into Big Thunder Gold Mine. Experience a real gold mine and take a tour through the shaft as you learn about the process that goes into harvesting those valuable pieces of yellow metal. You might even walk away with a gold nugget or two when you get a chance to try out panning for gold first-hand in the stream nearby!
With these activities included in the Best of Mt. Rushmore Vacation Package, you're sure to get the most out of your Vacation to South Dakota for the price. Pack your bags and prepare for the experience of a lifetime!