HIGHLIGHTS: Badlands National Park — Badlands Loop State Scenic Byway —Wall Drug — Custer State Park — Mount Rushmore Memorial —Crazy Horse Memorial — Nightly Lighting of Mount Rushmore
Day 1 – Meet new friends and greet old friends as we travel today to Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Day 2 – Arrive to Rapid City, South Dakota, gateway to the Black Hills and known as the City of Presidents.
Day 3 – Tour the striking Badlands National Park as we travel the Badlands Loop State Scenic Byway. This afternoon, we visit the famous Wall Drug Store and then the Minutemen Missile National Historic Site.
Day 4 – Today, we explore the rolling hills of Custer State Park on the Wildlife Road and see the Bison Center. Then we traverse Needles Highway on an exciting, Narrated Jeep Ride.
Day 5 – See Devil’s Tower, a unique and natural wonder. Next, it’s Deadwood, South Dakota, where we walk in the footsteps of historic old west legends. This evening, we enjoy a Private Dinner and Show, served in the High Plains Western Heritage Center.
Day 6 – This morning, we visit the Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Next, we ride the 1880 Train to Hill City through scenic Harney Peak before we view the Crazy Horse Memorial. This evening, we will join together for our farewell dinner, followed by the ceremonial Night Lighting of Mount Rushmore.
Day 7 – Travel toward home, with memories of majestic peaks and mighty presidents, stopping in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Day 8 – We continue our journey home.
14 meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 6 dinners
Deluxe motorcoach transportation/driver gratuity
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Mount Rushmore Night Lighting Ceremony
Badlands National Park Tour
Needles Highway Narrated Jeep Tour
Minutemen Missile National Historic Site
Custer State Park
Dinner Show at High Plains Western Heritage Center
$25 early bird discount with deposit received before September 1, 2023, to be deducted from final payment. Final payment due April 16, 2024.
Optional cancellation insurance due to illness of person traveling or immediate family member, is recommended and available for purchase: $136 per person double; $126 per person triple; $120 per person quad; and $179 per person single. Insurance payment due with deposit.