Mount Rushmore National Memorial, South Dakota

Visiting the four heads (as we like to call it) is a must see for our family when visiting the Rapid City area.  There are so many other tempting cheesy things to do in the area, but at this point Mt. Rushmore remains at the top of our list.  These images carved into the mountain are amazing, the hike is fun, and now we have a few visits under our belt making it an official tradition.  Every time we visit this area we confirm that we ought to make this a destination within itself, rather than just a passing one night.  Luckily the trip is only a day drive, so hopefully at … [Read more...]