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Two days in Mt. Rushmore area

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Two days in Mt. Rushmore area

We will only have two days in mid-June to visit this area. What recommendations would you have for "must see/do?"

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1. Re: Two days in Mt. Rushmore area

Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse(drive by from road) and Custer State Park to include Iron Mt. Road, wildlife loop and Sylvan lake. If on the way to Yellowstone then stop in Deadwood and Devils Tower. Eat lunch buffet at State Game Lodge at Custer SP for bison stew and homemade pies.

Go online and look at SD travel planner for Black Hills-

www.travelsd.com

and click on Black Hills info.

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2. Re: Two days in Mt. Rushmore area

Two days will limit you greatly in what you can comfortably see and do. In this time frame, focus on Custer State Park, Mt Rushmore, and possibly one other activity, such as Jewel or Wind Cave or Crazy Horse. I don't think you will have time for the Badlands, but if you are driving, you might be able to see them coming in or going out.

Definitely order the guide PeachBelle mentioned to get a feel for the area.

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3. Re: Two days in Mt. Rushmore area

Can't decide if our family should stay in Custer, SD or Keystone, SD. We would like to see Mt. Rushmore, Jewel Cave, Wind Cave and Custer State Park. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.

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