Southern Black Hills Parks and Monuments Tour - Mt Rushmore and More!
This 8-hour historical tour takes you to the area's best attractions: Mount Rushmore National Monument, Crazy Horse Memorial, and Custer State Park. This is the perfect choice for those who want to see the area but don't want to worry about driving to each of the locations. Don't worry about packing lunch because it's included in your trip! Hotel pick up / drop off is also included for those staying in the Rapid City area.
Mount Rushmore. Your knowledgeable guide will give you valuable information on the ride there and you're able to ask any questions that you may have. At the site, you'll have plenty of time to take photos, explore the area, purchase souvenirs at the gift shop, and try Thomas Jefferson's famous ice cream.
Crazy Horse Memorial. Here, you will have time to explore the museum and many artifacts, watch the short informational video, and purchase souvenirs at the gift shops. Learn about Native American history and see what will one day be the world's largest manmade monument. This is a once in a lifetime sight because work is being done on the sculpture every single day, so tomorrow it will be a little different than it is today.
Custer State Parkto see Sylvan Lake, drive scenic Needles Highway, and enjoy a picnic lunch. You may see wildlife such as buffalo, burros, and different species of deer. The journey home will take you through Iron Mountain Road which is famous for its 'pigtail' bridges and numerous rock tunnels that were blasted to frame Mount Rushmore.
- What is included in the admission price?
The price includes hotel pick up / drop off, the tour, transportation and admission into all attractions, and lunch.
- What methods of transportation does the tour use?
The tour operates with a 2014 Mercedes Sprinter Van for larger parties or a smaller luxury SUV for small groups.
- Is there any walking involved?
The amount of walking will depend on how much exploring you do at the stops.
- Approximately how long does the tour last?
The entire experience is 8 hours.
- For what ages is the tour appropriate?
It is appropriate for all ages.
- What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes.
- Is photography / video recording allowed on the Southern Black Hills Parks and Monuments Tour - Mt Rushmore and More?
Of course! Don't forget your camera.
- Is the tour handicap accessible?
Yes. There are handicap accessible vehicles if needed.
- Are any meals included?
Lunch is included.