BLACK HILLS & BADLANDS
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Unpack Once • Mt. Rushmore • Crazy Horse Memorial • Devil's Tower • The Badlands • 1880 Train

7 Days - Tour Dates: July 12 - 18, 2023
10 Meals Included


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Activity Level:

Activity Level 3: Moderately Active Pace - Active walking daily, some hiking, uneven terrain, hills, and steps. Less rest options available. Active sightseeing, early starts, evening activities, and significant travel times possible.

Price Per Person:

$2899.00 Double Occupancy
$2869.00 Triple Occupancy
$3649.00 Single Occupancy

Prices above are from SAN / LAX.

Cash Early Booking Discount
SAVE $100 - First 1-10 Clients
SAVE $75 - 11-20 Clients
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Single Supplement Discount
The first TWO Singles to book, SAVE 50% off the Single Supplement

Additional Airports & Prices
$2,899  LAX / SAN / SFO / DFW / IAH
$2,899  PHX / LAS
$2,899  DEN / SLC / SEA / PDX
$2,999  SAT / AUS / ABQ
$2,999  SNA / SMF / OAK / SJC
$3,099  ONT / PSP
Singles Add   $750
Triple (in 2 Beds), please Deduct  $30
Land Only   $2,375

Contact us for prices from other airports.

Tour Highlights:

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
  • Round Trip Home Pick-up*
  • Round Trip Airfare
  • 10 Meals: 6-Breakfasts, 4-Dinners
  • K-Bar S Ranch and State Game Lodge Dinners
  • UNPACK ONCE in Rapid City
  • Mt. Rushmore by Day & Night
  • Crazy Horse Memorial
  • Custer State Park Buffalo Jeep Safari
  • Devil's Tower National Monument
  • Historic Deadwood & Scenic Black Hills
  • The Mammoth Site in Hot Springs
  • Badlands National Park
  • Fort Hays Dances with Wolves Movie Set + Chuckwagon Supper & Cowboy Show
  • 1880 Steam Train & The Journey Museum
  • Black Hills Gold Factory
  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Hotel Transfers & Baggage at Hotel

Daily Itinerary:

Day 1 - Wednesday, 7/12/2023 - Arrive in Rapid City
Today arrive in Rapid City, South Dakota. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner with your traveling companions. - Dinner
Day 2 - Thursday, 7/13/2023 - Mt. Rushmore / Crazy Horse
This morning visit Mt. Rushmore (altitude 5,200') 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 on to Crazy Horse Memorial, still in progress. View the giant mountainside sculpture of the famous 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 in 1920 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places with past guests including Presidents Coolidge and Eisenhower. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 3 - Friday, 7/14/2023 - Devil's Tower / Deadwood
Journey west into Wyoming to visit Devil’s Tower National Monument. View the 867 foot monolith,  then return east into South Dakota to visit historic Deadwood, the 1876 rough and tumble gold camp and 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.
- Breakfast
Day 4 - Saturday, 7/15/2023 - Mammoth Site
This morning travel to The Mammoth Site in Hot  Springs,  the  museum  has  the  greatest  concentration  of  mammoth  remains  in the  world.  As  of  2016,  the  remains  of  61  mammoths   including   58   North   American   Columbian  and  3  Woolly  mammoths  had  been   recovered.   Mammoth   bones   were   found at the site in 1974, and a museum and building enclosing the site were established. Next  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. Enjoy the remainder of the day at your own pace. - Breakfast
Day 5 - Sunday, 7/16/2023 - Badlands / Fort Hays
Today visit and drive through Badlands National Park, located between the White and Cheyenne Rivers. See 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. Later at the same location enjoy a fun filled Chuckwagon Supper & Cowboy Show.
- Breakfast - Dinner
Day 6 - Monday, 7/17/2023 - 1880 Steam Train / Mt. Rushmore at Night
Coach to Hill City to explore Main Street and board the 1880 Train, an authentic narrow gauge railroad dating back to the Black Hills Gold Rush. Then stop at a Black Hills Gold Factory. Tonight’s special Farewell Dinner is at K-Bar S Ranch nestled in the beautiful Black Hills. Tonight, experience Mt. Rushmore at Night to see this American treasure illuminated in a whole new light.
- Breakfast - Dinner
Day 7 - Tuesday, 7/18/2023 - Fly Home
Transfer to the Rapid City airport and fly home.

Note: This tour involves high altitude. Please check with your doctor, if you have any health conditions affected by high altitude. - Breakfast

Additional Tour Information:

FEATURED HOTEL
  • Rapid City (6 nights) - Holiday Inn Rushmore Plaza
Alternate hotel may be used

*Please see Terms & Conditions