Enjoy a combination of Old West charm and holiday cheer with the Holiday Express on the 1880 Train. This fun event takes place November 26th and 27th at the Train Depot in Hill City and offers family-friendly entertainment for your enjoyment. The 1880 train will take guests on a magical journey to the North Pole where the kids will get the chance to meet Santa. Whether you’re 9 or 90, you will find this an enchanting experience and a great way to start your holiday celebration!
While you’re in the Mount Rushmore area, you can’t miss out on your chance to see the legendary Mount Rushmore monument in person. The Mount Rushmore Grand Legends Tour gives you the chance to explore the wonders of Mount Rushmore in full, and it gives you the chance to see some of the other famous attractions of the area. After seeing Mount Rushmore, you will visit the famous Custer State Park where you can enjoy some of the area’s best buffalo stew. Afterward, you will get to enjoy scenic views of Sylvan Lake before visiting the Crazy Horse Memorial. This tour is an overview that will give you the chance to see the best of the Mount Rushmore area.
After seeing Mount Rushmore, you may be interested in visiting some of the other area attractions that feature past presidents. Visit President’s Park – A Sculpture Park Tribute to get some fascinating information about the presidents who have helped shape our country. Each informational plaque is accompanied by an incredible 20-foot bust featuring over 40 of America’s past presidents. Flags are included, so you can see how many states were included in the union during each man’s presidency. It’s a wonderful way to trace America’s history and enjoy quality time with family or friends.