Southern Black Hills Parks And Monuments Tour - Mt Rushmore And More! - Rapid City

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    About 8:30am
  • Departure Details :
    Either your accommodation or our centrally located Rapid City pick up point.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


The ultimate Black Hills day trip! See all the "must-sees" in one day in the comfort of a high-top Mercedes Sprinter Van or luxury SUV. An 8:30am pick up starts your small group tour, as we take a scenic drive to the first stop, iconic Mt Rushmore National Memorial! The rest of the day takes you to the best of the Black Hills: Crazy Horse MemorialCuster State Park; Sylvan Lake, Needles Hwy and Wildlife loop (including picnic lunch).Iron Mountain RoadRoughly 8:30am - 4:30pm (depending on how many Bison we see!). Free pick up from your Rapid City or Keystone accommodation.

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The magnificent Mount Rushmore National Memorial starts your tour, see the famous faces! Our guide will prepare you for entry with some historic facts about the monuments creation before seeing it for yourselves! Enjoy the museum, gift and sweet shops, even try Thomas Jeffersons famous ice cream.

Next stop is Crazy Horse Memorial, to be the worlds largest manmade monument! Learn about the Native American History and the phenomenal carving of this towering monument.

Leaving Crazy Horse, we continue our scenic drive into Custer State Park to see Sylvan Lake, drive scenic Needles Highway and enjoy a picnic lunch. Onwards to the wildlife loop to see its famous inhabitants; North American bison, deer, pronghorn, prairie dogs, elk, burros and a variety of birds are all commonly spotted!

Our journey home takes us through Iron Mountain Road, famous for its pigtail bridges and numerous rock tunnels blasted to frame Mount Rushmore as we drive through them!
We finish the day at about 4:30pm with return to your accommodation. Lunch Included, as well as all park and monument entrance fees. 


  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Small-group tour


  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel Pick up and drop off IF OUTSIDE OF RAPID CITY/KEYSTONE

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required in most cases. An already running tour may be able to accommodate one additional passenger. 

A small amount of walking is involved

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