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BLACK HILLS Daily Tour

Daily excursions are included in the weekly price, meals are excluded

DEVILS TOWER 20 minutes
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Designated in 1906
It is America's first national monument (core of a volcano), sacred to Native American tribes.
865 feet high. Gained fame as the filming site for Steven Spielberg's "Close Encounters of the Third Kind".

MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL 2,30 hours
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A sculpture carved into the granite face ( Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt, Lincoln ) surrounded by the beauty of the Black Hills; they representing the first 130 years of United States history.
There are more than three million visitors each year from the country and around the world.

CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL 3 hours
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The mission of this Foundation is to preserve the couture, tradition of Native American.
The complex includes museums, a cultural education center.

BADLANDS NATIONAL PARK 3 hours
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Landscape with buttes, pinnacles, canyons and spire.
Badlands preserves the world's most significant fossil beds of animal from the OLIGOCENE Epoch of the Age of Mammals.
"The Bad Lands grade all the way from those that are almost rolling in character to those that are so fantastically broken in form and so bizarre in color as to seem hardly properly to belong to this earth."President Theodore Roosevelt

DEADWOOD e tour nelle BLACK HILLS 1,30 hours
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Deadwood is a gambling city legalized in November 1989, with historic building in the Old West charm.
In Deadwood you can be a player 24/7.
The Old Style Saloon # 10 is know as the site where the American Old West legend Wild Bill Hickok was assassinated while playing a game of poker by Jack McCall on August 2, 1876.

Special event:RODEO 26-27-28 JULY

Black Hills National Forrest in western South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming, consists of 1.2 million acres of forested hills and mountains with rugged rock formations, canyons and gulches, open grassland parks, deep blue lakes, and unique caves.
The name "Black Hills" comes from the Lakota words Paha Sapa, which mean " hills that are black". Seen from a distance, these pine-covered hills, rising several thousand feet above the surrounding prairie, appear black.

RAPID CITY 2 hours
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In downtown Rapid City there is Praire Edge Trading Co. and Galleries where you can learn about the Dakota culture, dedicate to preserving their tradition created by an American Indian artist, symbolize elements of traditional and ceremonial American Indian life. In Rapid you can also do shopping.

 
 

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