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Mt. Rushmore, Deadwood and the Badlands 2022
Motorcoach Holiday
  Days • Meals
Depart for The Badlands on this 7-day adventure of the Wild West.

 Highlights
  • Free home or local pickup and return
  • 12 Meals: 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 5 dinners
  • Spend four nights in Rapid City, South Dakota
  • Learn about Indian culture though dance, music and stories at the Journey Museum
  • Ride the Black Hills Central Railroad 1880 Train to Keystone
  • See Mt. Rushmore, the world’s largest sculpture
  • Deadwood touring including free time for gaming and stop at Boot Hill Cemetery
  • Visit Mammoth Site at Hot Springs, site of fossils from 58 woolly mammoths
  • Take an exciting open-air Jeep tour inside Custer State Park to see the park’s herds of buffalo
  • Included lunch at the State Game Lodge
  • See the enormous Crazy Horse Memorial and take the bus ride to the base
  • Guided tour of Badlands National Park and visit to Wall Drug Store
  • Dinner and entertainment at Ft. Hays Chuckwagon Dinner Show
  • Visit The Corn Palace, an immense structure of Moorish architecture
  • $35 in Mayflower Money

 Itinerary
Day 1  Depart for The Badlands
Depart on your northwesterly journey to view South Dakota’s most spectacular highlights today. Tonight, your Tour Manager hosts a get-acquainted dinner. Meal: D
Day 2  Arrive in South Dakota
Continue west and arrive in “The Mount Rushmore State,” South Dakota and check into your hotel in Rapid City. Tonight, you visit the Journey Museum where you will learn about Indian culture and heritage through traditional dance, music and story-telling. Later, a specially catered dinner is included at the museum. Meals: B, D
Day 3  Mt. Rushmore and Deadwood
In the morning board the 1880 Train of the Black Hills Central Railroad for spectacular mountain scenery along the tracks laid in the 1880s to service the area mines. Then, visit the famed Shrine of Democracy, Mt. Rushmore before traveling north to Deadwood.

Here, visit Mount Moriah Cemetery, known as “Boot Hill,” home to the graves of Old West legends like Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok. There will be time on your own to explore the local attractions, shop or try your luck at one of the casinos. Dinner tonight is included at the Silverado in Deadwood. Meals: B, D
Day 4  Mammoth Site and Custer State Park
At the Mammoth Site of Hot Springs see the excavation site which features fossils of 58 woolly mammoths, the world’s largest site of its kind. After lunch at the State Game Lodge, you take to the park’s fields on an open-air jeep ride to look for buffalo and other wildlife in Custer State Park. Keep your cameras ready when you visit Crazy Horse Memorial, the enormous mountain-carving-in-progress dedicated to Native Americans. Ride the bus to the base of the mountain before returning home. Meals: B, L
Day 5  Badlands National Park and Ft. Hays Chuckwagon Supper Show
Begin the day with a visit and guided tour of the Black Hills Gold Factory. Then, stop at Wall Drug Store, a unique shopping emporium featuring western clothing, Indian pottery and favorite watering hole since the 1930s. Then, a local guide conducts a tour through Badlands National Park, a uniquely beautiful geologic area formed over millions of years by wind, rain and erosion. Tonight, you are treated to a chuckwagon supper and cowboy musical show at the Ft. Hays Chuckwagon Supper Show. Meals: B, D
Day 6  The Corn Palace
Depart Rapid City this morning to begin the journey home. You will make a stop at The Corn Palace, an immense structure of Moorish architecture. In Sioux City, Iowa a farewell dinner hosted by your Tour Manager awaits. Meals: B, D
Day 7  Travel Home
Your adventure comes to a close as you arrive home filled with fabulous memories of your trip to Mt. Rushmore, Deadwood and The Badlands. Meal: B

 Accommodations
Days 1 and 6  Stoney Creek Inn, Sioux City, IA
Days 2 - 5  Holiday Inn, Rapid City, SD
 

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