BLACK HILLS, BADLANDS &
LEGENDS OF THE WEST

featuring mount rushmore

7

DAYS

 

FROM $2095* pp dbl

HIGHLIGHTS

Mount Rushmore at Night • Devil’s Tower National Monument • Crazy Horse Memorial • Badlands National Park • Wall Drug Store • Custer State Park • Buffalo Jeep Safari • State Game Lodge Dinner • 1880 Train • Deadwood & Wild Horse Sanctuary • The Journey & Sioux Indian Museum • Black Hills Gold Factory • Chuckwagon Supper & Cowboy Show

 

INCLUDES

6 Nights Hotel Accommodations, 10 Meals, Tour Director, Motorcoach Transportation, Sightseeing per Itinerary, Baggage Handling

TOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL        EASY  1   2   3   4  ACTIVE

Day 1 - ARRIVE RAPID CITY

Today arrive in Rapid City. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner with your traveling companions. (D)

 

Day 2 - MOUNT RUSHMORE - CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL

This morning visit Mt. Rushmore featuring the awesome sculptures of Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt and Lincoln. Each face is 60 feet high and is carved into the rugged granite mountainside with intricate perfection. Continue onto the Crazy Horse Memorial, still in progress. View the giant mountainside sculpture of the famous Indian Chief astride his pony. This afternoon visit Custer State Park famous as a wildlife preserve featuring a herd of 1,500 free roaming buffalo. Experience a thrilling Buffalo Jeep Safari in search of some of the herd. Enjoy dinner at the famous State Game Lodge, built 1920 and listed on the national register of historic places with past guests including Presidents Coolidge & Eisenhower.  (B,D)

 

Day 3 - DEVIL’S TOWER - DEADWOOD

Today journey west into Wyoming to visit Devil’s Tower National Monument to view the 867 foot monolith. Return east into South Dakota to visit historic Deadwood, the 1876 rough and tumble gold camp & gambling town where Wild West legends were made like Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane and Seth Bullock. The entire city is a national historic landmark and features an incredibly preserved Main Street. Later drive through beautiful Spearfish Canyon, a scenic drive in the Black Hills. (B)

 

Day 4 - WILD HORSE SANCTUARY

Today visit the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary, a seemingly endless prairie where hundreds of wild mustangs roam free. The sanctuary is a 300-year step back into America with Native American petroglyphs & an authentic Sun Dance site. This afternoon return to Rapid City to enjoy the remainder of the day at your own pace. (B)

Day 5 - BADLANDS NATIONAL PARK - FORT HAYS

Today visit and drive through Badlands National Park, located between the White and Cheyenne Rivers. The area contains spectacular examples of weathering, erosion, fantastic ridges, cliffs and canyons of variegated color. Later explore the unusual and well-known Wall Drug Store, famous for its “Free Ice Water”. This afternoon visit the Fort Hays Dances with Wolves Movie Set to see some of the original buildings used in the Oscar winning film. Tonight enjoy a fun filled Chuckwagon Supper & Cowboy Show. (B,D)

 

Day 6 - 1880 TRAIN - MT. RUSHMORE AT NIGHT

This morning enjoy a short drive to Hill City to explore Main Street and board the 1880 Train for a rail journey through history & scenery. The 1880 Train is an authentic narrow gauge railroad dating back to the Black Hills Gold Rush. Then visit one of Rapid City’s newest attractions, the city-owned $12 million The Journey Museum which traces the geology of the Black Hills and tells the story of the people who inhabited these lands. The Journey features four museums including the Sioux Indian Museum. Then stop at a Black Hills Gold Factory. Tonight’s special Farewell Dinner is at the K-Bar S Ranch nestled in the beautiful Black Hills just outside Keystone. Following dinner experience Mt. Rushmore at Night to see this American treasure illuminated in a whole new light. (B,D)

 

Day 7 - RAPID CITY - FLIGHT HOME

Today depart from Rapid City filled with wonderful memories of your Black Hills, Badlands & Legends of the West Tour. (B)

 

†Land only rates do not include hotel transfers. Roundtrip air package includes hotel transfers

Black Hills,
Badlands & Legends of the West

Booking Discount Savings*

up to $200 per couple/

$100 per person

2019 Departure Dates

pp double**

June 19

$2095

July 10, 17

$2095

August 14

$2095

September 9, 18

$2095

2020 Departure Dates

pp double**

June 10, 17

$2245

July 8, 15

$2245

August 12

$2245

September 9

$2245

Single Room Supplement + ($750)

Triple Room Reduction  - ($30) per person

**Rates are Land only, per person

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* Booking Discount Details -  Make your Final Payment by check & receive $200 per couple/$100 per person savings on Air Inclusive Bookings. Land Only/Own Air Bookings receive $100 per couple/$50 per person savings.

Accommodations

6 Nights -Holiday Inn Rushmore Plaza,

 Rapid City

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