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Mount Rushmore Flight and Ground Tour
"This 1-day adventure takes you round trip from the Salt Lake City area to Rapid City South Dakota to see the Mount Rushmore National Monument. Upon landing your personal tour guide will take you to see the sculpted faces of Presidents Washington Jefferson Teddy Roosevelt and Lincoln up close. This tour includes a meal as well as the option to have a personal photographer record the day's adventure for you so you can enjoy a full sightseeing experience! After a full day
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Black Hills Monument Tour
"This tour gives you the option to be picked up at your home or hotel and depart Rapid City at 9:00am. While in transit you will have the option to watch an informative video about the Black Hills and all the great sites you don't want to miss. These luxury limousines are always stocked with complimentary drinks and snacks.You will arrive in Keystone at approximat the tour will depart for the Black Hills which is home to the world famous Mt. Rushmore our nation's ""Shrine of Democracy"". Your guide will give you a brief history of the mountain carving and set you on your way to explore the monument's museum gift shop and sweets parlor
From $150.00
 
Black Hills Monument Tour
"This tour gives you the option to be picked up at your home or hotel and depart Rapid City at 9:00am. While in transit you will have the option to watch an informative video about the Black Hills and all the great sites you don't want to miss. These luxury limousines are always stocked with complimentary drinks and snacks.You will arrive in Keystone at approximat the tour will depart for the Black Hills which is home to the world famous Mt. Rushmore our nation's ""Shrine of Democracy"". Your guide will give you a brief history of the mountain carving and set you on your way to explore the monument's museum gift shop and sweets parlor
From $150.00

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Amazing South Dakota Trip

This is our schedule during our trip to Mouth Rushmore from Minneapolis (start time: 3:30pm friday and returned 7:30pm monday)Day 1 - Sioux fallsDay 2 - Badlands National Park (Beautiful one -...
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They paved paradise & put up a parking lot

We had been traveling with the America The Beautiful Pass for nearly six months and it had gotten us into about 25 National Parks and Federally Administered Land, no problem. It cost $80 and was good...
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Joni gets into my brain

There's surely more to this park than the carvings of the presidents that make if famous but I have not spent enough time here to discover it. Maybe one day I will but my guess is there are a lot of...
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Presidential Trail and Grounds

The area of the monument is somewhat controversial because the United States seized the area from the Lakota tribe after the Great Sioux War of 1876-77. The Treaty of Fort Laramie from 1868 had...
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Avenue of Flags

This monument is special to so many of us in America. As you walk in, you will be greeted this a impressive sight of four great American Presidents up above, but along the walkway is the Avenue of...
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Practical information

Here’s some practical information I hope will be useful for anyone planning a trip to Mount Rushmore:Entrance to the memorial itself is free, but you have to pay to park your vehicle. When we went (in...
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Grand Approach to the Grandview Terrace

Your approach to the wide overlook is through the so-called Avenue of Flags. There are gift shops, snack bars and a huge dining room between the Avenue of Flags and the Grandview Terrace, which is...
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My visit to the memorial

This was my first stop while venturing into the Black Hills. It is quite a sight to see. The cost to get in is paid as you are entering the parking garage. It was a little expensive, but you did come...
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Hiking trails

If you get a good hiking book there is a trail that runs through the monument but is not in the developed area that will give you alternative views of the monument other than that of the main visitor...
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Big Heads

The Presidents are breathtaking. The new visitors center makes a beautiful view platform. The visitors center tells the story of why and how it was built. There is a big book/souvenier store there....
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Work in Progress

Inside the pavilion and visitor center, numerous displays detail the work of sculptor Gutzon Borglum and his team of artists from 1927 to 1941. Other displays show the comparative size of Mt Rushmore...
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Along the Presidential Trail

The Presidential Trail steers alongside the large amphitheater until it foots the huge talus fan at the base of the Memorial. Viewers can walk the length of this raised boardwalk and stop at the few...
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The Presidential Elite

If you start in the morning, you might see tinges of red dawn on the presidential faces. Throughout the day the effect of sunlight and shadow plays its part on these monumental images of our most...
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The Presidents Don't Always Steal the Show

The Black Hills are dense and rugged forest land covering the entire southwest corner of South Dakota. Virtually all the trees in this Great Plains state are crowded into this relatively small handful...
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Hotels Near Mount Rushmore National Memorial

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702 Highway 16A, Keystone, South Dakota, 57751, United States
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250 Winter Street, Keystone, South Dakota, 57751, United States
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231 Winter Street, Keystone, South Dakota, 57702, United States
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434 Old Hill City Road, Keystone, South Dakota, 57751, United States
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106 Highway 16a, Keystone, South Dakota, 57751, United States
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206 Old Cemetery Road, (formerly Guesthouse), Keystone, South Dakota, 57751, United States
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Things to Do Near Mount Rushmore National Memorial

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Bear Country USA

One of the things I really wanted to do on this trip was see a Grizzly went to Canada, Glacier, Yellow Stone ... all without a Grizzly sighting but there were several at this park. Unfortunately the...
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Top 5 Mount Rushmore National Memorial Writers

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Bwana_Brown

"Truly a spectacular Memorial"
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toonsarah

"Faces in the rock"
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Yaqui

"Mount Rushmore National Monument"
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atufft

"Unfinished Icon of the Founding Fathers"
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mrclay2000

"A League of Their Own"
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