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Are you planning a peaceful getaway to a place where you can find comfy accommodation and a natural landscape to explore? Whether you’d prefer relaxing in a rental property or spending days soaking up what’s near you, a visit to Mount Rushmore, South Dakota, can come in handy. Before you visit Mount Rushmore, you may want to look for an ideal place to stay. Luckily, we value your peace and comfort, and that’s why we’d like to direct you to the best rentals in Mount Rushmore. Look for ideal rentals in a natural landscape near the sites that attract more visitors here. You only need to move out of your rentals and start enjoying the scenic views nearby even before exploring various locations.Rustic vacation rentals for everyone
If you value comfort, peace and nature, Mount Rushmore has a rental property to match your needs. You can find a rental that can perfectly accommodate a family or friends. Would you prefer staying in a fully-equipped rental to spend a vacation with your family and feel right at home? Do you want to visit Mount Rushmore for a weekend getaway with friends and need a spacious rental? You can scroll from our long list of vacation rentals to the right one for you. Enjoy staying in a rental with a pool, terrace, balcony and view. If you want to bring your pet along, look for a pet-friendly rental. In addition, you’ll find rentals with modern amenities like internet, air conditioning, parking and TV.
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The natural setting, fresh air, natural air, natural sounds, and scenic views will wow you when you visit Mount Rushmore. Mount Rushmore biological diversity will offer you a perfect site for outdoor activities. Head to Mount Rushmore National Park and explore the interior to understand why the venue attracts more than three million visitors annually. If you exhaust all that’s in the national park, you can head west to the Black Hills and find out what’s unique about the hills and the Black Hills National Forest. Finally, visit Badlands in the east and find the monumental locations waiting to be explored.Mount Rushmore small and welcoming towns
After soaking up what’s in the national parks and forests, you may want to head to the nearby towns. Although the cities may be small, you’ll always find something interesting. For example, rapid City has an airport and rustic buildings that serve antique shops, stores, restaurants and bars. Visit other cities nearby such as Deadwood, Hill City and Keystone and find out what’s unique about them. If you want to eat and drink as you explore the cities and order meals like sandwiches, chicken wings, burgers, and drinks like beer and wines.
Travelers and outdoor activities
The first thing that will draw you to Mount Rushmore National Memorial is its historical and patriotic views. Here, you’ll view and admire the sculpted faces of presidents like George Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln. Admire their face carvings and take stunning photos for remembrance. Visit museums nearby and learn how this stone masonry was carried out. Next, stroll the Avenue of Flags as you head towards the National Memorial. Sample all the 50 starts that appear as if they’re waving at you.Mount Rushmore natural landscape for recreation activities
After you’ve ventured into the history of this region, you can explore Mount Rushmore and the nearest natural sites for recreation. Head to Grand View Terrace to walk the presidential trail. You can spend about 40 minutes trailing and viewing interesting sites like stones, wildlife and plants. Then, go for a guided tour with a ranger from whom you’ll get lessons on the history, culture and nature of Mount Rushmore. Your little ones can join the Junior Ranger Program to learn how to protect and preserve national treasures.
Did you know that Mount Rushmore was named after Charles E. Rushmore, a New York attorney in 1885? This was even before Rushmore sculpted the four big faces of former presidents.
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Travel for 1.5 hours from Mount Rushmore to Badlands National Park and discover why it stands out. Here, you’ll enjoy exploring the rugged natural landscape where you can view steep canyons and the dramatic layers of rocks. You can bring your family along and go hiking and camping. Take photos of colorful buttes and pinnacles, mixed-grass prairie, and other incredible landscapes.Wildlife Loop Road
Would you like to take your loved ones on a tour where they can enjoy sightseeing and spot various wild animals? Wildlife Loop Road is an 18-mile drive through open grassland, canyons, and hills covered with pines. Here, you can experience Mother Nature, offering scenic views and wildlife watching. For instance, you can spot animals like buffalo, elk, prairie dogs, whitetail deer, bighorn sheep, eagles and hawks.Devils Tower
Visit Devils Tower, an outstanding feature considered sacred by the indigenous and Northern Plains Indians. The tower is an ideal spot for exploring natural elements, plants and animals within the park. Climb the tower using temporary anchors and camming devices. You can climb along the hundreds of parallel cracks dividing Devils Tower into hexagonal columns.Jewel Cave
Would you like to explore the third longest cave globally? Jewel Cave offers you over 208 miles of surveyed and mapped underground passages. Walk past fragile formations and glimpse at the brilliant colors displayed. Enjoy spending time in this maze as you discover its scientific wealth. You can visit Jewel Cave with your family and go on a leisurely guided tour. However, if you come with your friends, you can go on a guided cave tour through strenuous paths.Horse Thief Lake
Visit Horse Thief Lake, that’s two miles away from Mount Rushmore. Do you wonder where the name “Horse Thief Lake,” came from? Learn more about a group of bandits who stole horses in that region. Try various recreations such as fishing, canoeing, and kayaking in the lake. However, if you walk out of the water, you can go hiking, climbing, horseback riding, wildlife viewing and mountain biking in Black Hills National Forest. If you visit during winter, some activities such as skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling may be your best options.