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Driving through area and need advise

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Driving through area and need advise

We will be driving through on our way to Missoula from Omaha for a bicycle tour. We plan on spending the night both ways in this area. We won't have much time to see the sites, but do want to spend Thursday morning and early afternoon site seeing. I would love suggestions on a place (or places) to stay in the region as well as what we shouldn't miss in such a short time frame.

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1. Re: Driving through area and need advise

You could stay in Keystone and get Crazy Horse,Mt. Rushmore and possibly Iron Mt. Road in Custer state park done in that amount of time.

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2. Re: Driving through area and need advise

The Black Hills has a wide variety of attractions to keep one busy for well over a week, so with your limited time frame, you will need to pick and choose.

The region offers national monuments, museums, caves, national parks,hiking, Custer State Park, wildlife viewing, scenery, and so much more. Can you tell us some of your interests, and we will be able to help you much better?

I'm sure Mt. Rushmore will be obviously on your list of must sees, as this is what most come to see. CeCe mentioned Iron Mountain Rd, which is part of Custer State Park. This road is known for its pigtail bridges and tunnels that frame Mt Rushmore. Custer State Park also has the Wildlife Loop where you can see bison, prairie dogs, big horn sheep, pronghorn,etc,and the Needles Hwy. offers some classic Black Hills Scenery. Any of these drives is fantastic and will give you a good feel for the Hills.

Most visiting the area stay in Keystone, Hill City, or Custer, as these towns are most central to the attractions.

Be sure to visit travelsd.com to get a feel for the area and its numerous attractions.

Please come back with any more specific questions you have.

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