When visiting Custer, Mount Rushmore should be one of the top local attractions on your list of things to see. A monument that is known worldwide for its intricate granite carvings of U.S. Presidents, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln receives over 3 million worldwide visitors each year. Our hotel near Mount Rushmore is a popular choice for guests looking to visit the iconic monument as we are situated only a short 30-minute drive away!
Take a look at some of the top things to do at and nearby Mount Rushmore.
Once you arrive at our hotel near Mount Rushmore, you’re only 21 short miles away from the iconic monument. But even better, you will have the opportunity to view a variety of stunningly scenic views along the way that we guarantee you will not want to miss!
First, you will want to take a left from the hotel onto Mount Rushmore Rd. and then proceed east. Once you reach Iron Mountain Road, it will lead you through pigtail bridges and through the beautiful Custer State Park. Here you will be captivated by the rich surrounding greenery and variety of animals roaming the lands, including a famous herd of 1,500 bison.
The road was essentially designed to lift the traveler from one level to another without adding any additional miles. It will lead you north through the Black Hills National Forest where you will be able to take your first jaw-dropping view of Mount Rushmore through a granite tunnel. It’s here that you will find yourself in the city of Keystone, South Dakota, just two miles from the Mount Rushmore National Monument.
It’s time to cross one thing off your bucket list, and staying at our hotel near Mount Rushmore in South Dakota will help you do just that! So, what are you waiting for? Book your lodgings at Super 8 today!
Things to do nearby Mount Rushmore: