Mount Rushmore Sightseeing Tour Package
Daily May 21st - Sept 30th | Best Deal!
Mount Rushmore Tour Package
- Adults (Ages 13 & up) - $155
- Children (Ages 12 & under) - $77.50
Every summer starting on Mothers Day till the end of September our sightseeing tour carves its way through the Black Hills beginning at Fort Hays Chuckwagon for a cowboy breakfast. Departing between 8:45 and 9 am, the tour winds its way along scenic highways visiting attractions like Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Custer State Park and Crazy Horse Memorial. Our informative tour guide drives you through over 100 miles of the Black Hills National Forest stopping for pictures of wildlife and more. Returning to Fort Hays the tour ends but your night continues as you enjoy our famous Chuckwagon Supper and Live Music Show.
7:30 AM – 8:00 AM - Check in and pick up your tickets inside the Head Quarters building of the Dances with Wolves Film Set. Eat the “All You Can Eat” Cowboy Breakfast at our chuckwagon.
8:45 AM – Board the coach at Fort Hays Dances With Wolves Film Set
First Stop!! Mount Rushmore National Memorial
We’ll spend at least an hour visiting Mount Rushmore. There is plenty of time to see all the park has to offer including the sculptors studio & the Lincoln Borglum Museum.
Iron Mountain Road
We’ll wind over the Peter Norbeck National Scenic Byway as it takes you over Iron Mountain through scenic tunnels and pigtail bridges. Bring your camera for potential kodak moments here!
Custer State Park
Keep your camera ready and your eyes on the lookout for wildlife like buffalo, burrows, antelope, elk, and rocky mountain bighorn sheep. We’ll stop when its safe.
State Game Lodge
Our lunch stop is the presidential summer white house to former president Calvin Coolidge and Dwight D. Eisenhower. Here you can purchase lunch from a menu or buffet. Try the buffalo stew!
We continue through Custer State Park up Needles Highway passing through scenic tunnels and by scenic overlooks. Check your camera, there are great pictures here! For a sneak peak at what we have in store, search “Charter Bus in Rock Tunnel” on YouTube!
Stop for pictures and a restroom break at the spectacular man-made lake located at the bottom of Harney Peak. This picturesque lake is a local favorite for campers, rock-climbers, and hikers.
Crazy Horse Memorial
Staying for at least 1 hour we’ll visit the largest mountain carving in the world. You can visit the memorial & museums and learn much about the sculptor Korzak Ziolkowski in his home studio museum.
Return to Fort Hays Chuckwagon: aprox. 5:30pm
Chuckwagon Supper & Show
6:30 pm – Supper bell rings loud calling all cowboys and cowgirls to bring their appetites. We serve up the best Chuckwagon menu in the west that’s sure to make your mouth water. It’s all served on handmade tin plates with drinks poured into tin cups. Be careful, the coffee is hot!
Cowboy Chuckwagon Menu
- Chuckwagon Potatoes
- Sliced Beef Simmered in BBQ Sauce OR Baked Chicken
- Western Baked Beans
- Ranch Biscuits And Honey
- Chunky Applesauce
- Old-Fashioned Spice Cake Cowboy Coffee
- Tenderfoot Lemonade
7:15 pm to 8:15 pm – The Fort Hays Wranglers take the stage to entertain you with the Black Hills’ most popular music variety show! You will have a foot-stompin', belly shaken’, good time! Family fun for everyone! Bring your camera and take some pictures.
- Buffalo Hunt Coaster Ticket $15.00