Mount Rushmore Black Hills 7-Hour Scenic Tour with Lunch

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You will discover the Eighth Wonder of the World at Crazy Horse Memorial.  It is the world's largest mountain carving and is a memorial for all Native American tribes.  Next, travel into Custer State Park which is known for its bison herds, begging burros and other wildlife.  Take in the scenery and marvel at the beauty of Iron Mountain Road.  Climbing 17 miles to the entrance of Mount Rushmore.  You will wind over stacked loops of wooden bridges known as the pigtails and through one-lane tunnels that perfectly frame the "Shrine of Democracy" in the distance.  Your final destination will be Mount Rushmore National Memorial.  Enjoy your included lunch at Carver's Marketplace and explore this National Memorial depicting four of the most prominent presidents of the first 150 years of the United States -- George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt and Thomas Jefferson.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Black HillsIts pine forests and granite peaks are an oasis born of silent centuries. The Black Hills is one of the oldest mountain ranges in North America, its once-towering peaks eroded to perhaps half their original height.Stop At: Crazy Horse MemorialYou will discover the Eighth Wonder of the World at Crazy Horse Memorial. It is the world’s largest mountain carving and is a memorial for all Native American tribes. Duration: 1 hour 35 minutesStop At: Custer State ParkNext, travel into Custer State Park which is one of the World’s Top Ten Wildlife Destinations. It is known for its bison herds, begging burros and other wildlife. Take in the scenery and marvel at the beauty of Iron Mountain Road. Climbing 17 miles to the entrance of Mount Rushmore. You will wind over stacked loops of wooden bridges known as the pigtails and through one-lane tunnels that perfectly frame the “Shrine of Democracy” in the distance.Duration: 2 hours 30 minutesStop At: Mount Rushmore National MemorialYour final destination will be Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Take in the scenery and exhibits depicting four of the most prominent presidents of the first 150 years of the United States – George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt and Thomas Jefferson. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Mount Rushmore National MemorialCarver's Marketplace ~ Included Lunch – Food-court style café at Mt. Rushmore offers visitors multiple food stations with exhibition kitchens, designed to satisfy every guest. Carver’s Marketplace offers beef or bison burgers, Lemon Pepper Chicken, Wojapi Wrap, Chef Salad, Baked Tilapia, hearty Buffalo Stew and more. Specific diet needs? Always options for gluten free, vegetarian, vegan, food allergies. Duration: 45 minutes

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only - 8 locations in Rapid City and 1 location in Keystone, SD)
  • Lunch at Carver's Marketplace located at Mt. Rushmore National Memorial
  • Driver with tour vehicle that holds 11 to 47 passengers (Sprinter Van or Motor Coach)
  • Live commentary on board/English speaking guide
  • Entry/Admission - Crazy Horse Memorial
  • Entry/Admission - Custer State Park
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Rushmore National Memorial
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Rushmore National Memorial

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Snacks or drinks (lunch IS INCLUDED with entree and beverage)
  • Bus to Base at Crazy Horse (this is an elective side option, pay on own)

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Lunch included
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
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