Mount Rushmore is tucked away in the famous Black Hills region of South Dakota just about 35 miles from Rapid City.
You should plan to spend a minimum of an hour at Mount Rushmore.
There is no entrance fee to see Mount Rushmore; however, you will need to pay for parking.
The best time of day to visit Mount Rushmore is first thing in the morning or as early in the day as you can manage.
Don’t miss seeing Mount Rushmore at night if you have the opportunity.