Visit one of the most emblematic sites in the U.S., admire the likeness of some of its most important presidents, and enjoy wandering around the gorgeous countryside. A cabin rental near Mount Rushmore is the ideal home base for a family or group of friends who value comfort, nature, and national heritage.
Get Mount Rushmore Right from the Start
Entering Mount Rushmore National Park, you'll be awed by the majesty of these presidential visage rock carvings. Take your time to admire how their faces change with the natural light, and take some pictures to make these memories your personal ones.
Mount Rushmore Visitor Center
Park rangers are always present at the center and more than happy to answer all your questions. Additionally, the museum housed here provides plenty of background information about how this marvel of stone masonry became reality.
Mount Rushmore Hiking Trails
The whole area is criss-crossed by hiking trails of varying difficulty, allowing you to explore the local natural scenery at your own pace, combining a history lesson with time in South Dakota's great outdoors.
How to Get to Mount Rushmore
The closest airport is Rapid City Regional, 35 miles away via highway 44. Follow either Highway 16 southwest to Keystone and then Highway 244, or from the south, Highway 385 north and then Highway 244.
Free to Visit, but Pay to Park
As a national site, visiting Mount Rushmore is free, but you do need to pay for parking. For a year from purchase, your parking permit is valid for unlimited entry for non-commercial vehicles.
Best Time to Visit
National holidays are the busiest days, and June to August, the busiest months. Weekdays during September to May are the most recommended. A cabin rental near Mount Rushmore makes it easy to get to this emblematic national site in a short time, and will allow you to relax comfortably after your visit.