Mount Rushmore Tours Itinerary for:
8:50 AM - Board coach at Fort Hays Old West Town.
Your all-day, driver-narrated tour begins with stops at...
Mount Rushmore - We’ll spend at least an hour visiting Mount Rushmore. There is plenty of time to see all the park has to offer including the sculptor's studio & the Lincoln Borglum Museum.
Iron Mountain Road - We’ll wind over the Peter Norbeck National Scenic Byway as it takes you over Iron Mountain through scenic tunnels and pigtail bridges. Bring your camera for potential Kodak moments here!
Custer State Park - Keep your camera ready and your eyes on the lookout for wildlife like buffalo, burros, antelope, elk, and rocky mountain bighorn sheep. We’ll stop when its safe.
State Game Lodge - Our lunch stop is the presidential summer white house for former president Calvin Coolidge. Here you can purchase a buffet or lunch from a menu. Try the buffalo soup!
Needles Highway - We continue through Custer State Park up Needles Highway passing through scenic tunnels and by scenic overlooks. Check your camera, there are great pictures here!
Sylvan Lake - Stop for pictures at the spectacular man-made lake located at the bottom of Harney Peak.
Crazy Horse Mountain & Memorial - Staying for at least 1 hour we’ll visit the largest mountain carving in the world. You can visit the memorial & museums and learn much about the sculptor Korzak Ziolkowski in his home studio museum.
5:30 PM - Return to Fort Hays Old West Town and Dinner Show, Dances with Wolves Film Set