Spotlight on South Dakota


Discover the spirit of the American West and come to know the legends of the past.

Day 1 – Welcome to Rapid City and the gateway to the Black Hills.  Enjoy a welcoming dinner with a Native American chronicler who shares stories about the Lakota and Sioux way of life.

 Day 2 – Visit Mount Rushmore and stroll along the Presidential Trail that offers the closest access to the iconic sculpture.  Visit Crazy Horse Memorial and learn the story behind the world’s largest, still in progress mountain sculpture.

Day 3 – Explore the larger-than-life Badlands National Park.  Explore the Badlands Loop Road.  Enjoy a stop at the legendary Wall Drug that’s barely changed since 1936.  A good place to stop for lunch.

Day 4 –  Today, you head for the Geographic Center of the Nation in Belle Fourche.  Then cross into the Northeast corner of Wyoming to view the country’s first national monument, Devils Tower.  Spend time exploring the trails that surround the one-mile circumference of the jaw-dropping geologic formation.

Day 5 – Learn about Black Hills gold on a tour through Riddle’s Black Hills Gold and Diamond Factor.  Watch Skilled artisans handcraft South Dakota’s official state jewelry.  Travel along Needles Highway through 14 miles of magnificent rock formations.  Then continue through Custer State Park.

Day 6 – Are you ready for Deadwood?  Explore one of the Old West’s most iconic settlements.  This National Historic Landmark comes alive as you make your way through historic, restored architecture.  We will also make a stop at Kevin Costner’s Tatanka: Story of the Bison.  This is the final roundup.  Join your fellow travelers at a memorable dinner and western show at the High Plains Heritage Center.

Day 7-   Tour ends.

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