Visit Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse monuments on a small-group tour. Stop along the way to look for wild buffalo and take photos, enjoy a picnic lunch at Sylvan Lake, and visit Custer State Park where you can look out for wildlife like antelope, prairie dogs, and elk. This tour is ideal for visitors wanting to travel at their own pace and learn about some of the nation’s most famous monuments.
This tour mixes the best of wildlife viewing, natural mountain beauty and Wild West History!
Natural Mountain Beauty • Spearfish Canyon, where four ecosystems meet; trees and plants from Rocky Mountains, Eastern Woodlands, Northern Forests and the Great Plains areas can be found here. This canyon provides breathtaking beauty with thousand-foot-high limestone/sandstone palisades in shades of brown, pink and gray. Includes a picnic lunch next to the beautiful Roughlock Waterfall! And views of 4 states from atop the 6,000 ft high Terry Peak . . . you can see forever . . .
Wild West History * Old towns of Nemo and Galena (rich in gold mining history) infamous Deadwood (gunfighers) and Old Fort Meade (Col. Custer and the Indian Wars).
Explore Custer State Park on an all-day, small-group Jeep tour. After a convenient pickup from your Rapid City hotel, cruise scenic Iron Mountain Road and marvel at hundreds of bison on a 19-mile safari. Ascend Mt. Coolidge and get amazing views of Mt. Rushmore and the Black Hills. You won't have to bring food with you as a picnic lunch is included in the tour price.
Explore Custer State Park on a small-group tour in a convertible-top, open-air van. After convenient pickup at your Rapid City hotel, stop for snapshots on scenic Iron Mountain Road and watch for buffalo, prairie dogs, and more in the park’s Wildlife Loop. Feed the famous “begging burros,” see Mount Rushmore, and enjoy a picnic lunch at beautiful Stockade Lake included in the tour price.