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Dakota Tours

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4 weeks ago
“My Rushmore Black Hills 7 hr Tour was so worth it!”
1 Jul 2018
“A Great Way to See the Major Sites”
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Dakota Tours is located at 11750 Sturgis Road in Summerset, SD. We offer premier sightseeing tours, customized tours, nationwide charter service, convention and reunion groups, step-on guides and receptive services. Mount Rushmore National Memorial...more
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Reviewed yesterday

What an awesome tour. It was entertaining and educational. I would rate this a resounding 10. Bruce, our driver was very knowledgeable and personable. He had a lot of side notes which made tour more interesting. Another plus was that my wife or I did...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These are epic carvings of famous Presidents ( George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. It is totally worth it, make sure even in summer you have a coat or jumper.

Thank R.A. S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bruce was an excellent guide. He talked almost the entire 8 hour tour providing the group with important information about Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse sites as well as other informative facts about the Black Hills area. Much of which I would have missed,...More

3  Thank Fred M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bruce was our guide who provided a wealth of information! We had a great time! He made several recommendations for things to see and places to eat. Very clear that he truly enjoys what he does! Best tour!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a must see for everyone...even if you goof up and go during Sturgis with 500,000 of your closest biker friends :0! Loud, but not bad.....

3  Thank Jacki S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must see for anyone. The trail around this venue is breathtaking and you just feel in awe when you see this.

1  Thank Colleen E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Husband & I finally made it to Mt. Rushmore on our trip to S. Dakota. Got there in daylight & the lighting program starts a little after 8 - if you get there at 9 it's already over. The program is very patriotic. Avenue of...More

2  Thank Jeana K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour guide, Bruce, was so knowledgeable and entertaining, all while being an excellent driver. We loved the whole tour. It was a great price for all that we got, including a great lunch. We would have liked a little more time at the Crazy...More

2  Thank Bob B
Blackhills D, Guest Relations Manager at Dakota Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We appreciate your feedback! We have been doing this tour with various adjustments to route and timing since the 60's. Great to hear from you and your kind comments on your driver, Bruce. We will post for all to see, thank you so much!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Senior discount available!! This was a wonderful day. We saw lots of buffalo, antelope, donkeys, and horses..,great guide. Lots of good info! Crazy Horse monument and Mt Rushmore are not to be missed! Lots of food options and ice cream at Mt Rushmore. So worth...More

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Blackhills D, Guest Relations Manager at Dakota Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! It is great to hear that the wildlife were out and about for you on your tour day in Custer State Park. It is true that Mt. Rushmore Carver's Marketplace has several options, you can keep it simple and light or have a...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018

Truely inspirational. One of the most awe inspiring sights ever. I was there back in 1976 (yes, I’m old), and since then, they have greatly improved the grounds and added a museum. It’s a must see for anyone traveling the mid west.

Thank lgtspd56
Blackhills D, Guest Relations Manager at Dakota Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am there with you when it comes to the first time I saw Mt. Rushmore or Crazy Horse (that has changed a lot since the early 70's). The Black Hills of South Dakota are truly beautiful. Thank you!!

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Response from Blackhills D | Property representative |
Hello, Most days we operate a 40 passenger coach, but tend to not fill every seat. Usually leave 3-4 open if a busy day. The average is around 25 to 32 passengers. The closest meeting location from that Comfort Suites... More
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30 June 2018|
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Response from Blackhills D | Property representative |
Hello, our motorcoach will have 3-4 steps to board with handrails along the side. You are welcome to store a wheelchair below in the luggage bay. The motorcoach does not have a lift. There is a cozy restroom on the... More
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3 May 2017|
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Hello, our Mount Rushmore and More tour for 2017 will begin for the season on May 25th and be offered daily thru August 4th. There is a blackout time frame of August 5-13 (Sturgis Motorcycle Rally). Then the tour will be... More
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