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45 R AMADA M OUNT R USHMORE 115 Swanzey, Keystone, SD • 605-666-4917 • www.ramadamtrushmore.com An ideal home base for exploring the natural wonders of the Black Hills. Restaurant, bar, casino, pool, hot tub, gift shop, meeting space, business center, exercise room, microwave, fridge, Wi-Fi. Thoughtful amenities ensure you have a rejuvenating stay. R OOSEVELT I NN P.O. Box 709, Keystone, SD • 800-257-8923 • 605-666-4599 • www.rosyinn.com Clean, comfortable & affordable accommodations in the European tradition. R USHMORE E XPRESS I NN & F AMILY S UITES 320 Old Cemetery Rd., Keystone, SD 800-323-6476 • 605-666-4483 • www.RushmoreExpress.com Indoor pool, hot tub, whirlpool suites, exercise room, wireless, pillow top mattresses, con- tinental breakfast, off the beaten path. R USTIC R IDGE G UEST C ABINS 12980 S Hwy 16, Keystone, SD • 800-889-0932 • 605-666-4848 www.rusticridgeguestcabins.com Custom-built log cabins bordered by the Black Hills National Forest, just minutes from many attractions. Each cabin has unique mountain setting and has log railing, accents and kitchenettes. Open all year. S POKANE C REEK C ABINS & C AMPGROUND 24631 Iron Mountain Rd., Keystone, SD 800-261-9331 • 605-666-4609 • www.spokanecreek.com Between Mt. Rushmore & Custer State Park. Offers camping & housekeeping cabins, shaded grassy tent sites along creek, 30 amp RV sites. Amenities include free mini-golf, outdoor pool, playground, general store, cafe, laundry, hot showers, hiking & more. Y AK R IDGE C ABINS & F ARMSTEAD 24041 Cosmos Road, Rapid City, SD • 605-390-7627 • www.Yak-Ridge.com Studio and 2-bedroom cabins sleep 2-6 and provide furnished kitchens, covered porches, gas grills and quality linens. Mountain and meadow views, wildlife, starry skies and camp- fires on 10 acres, hiking and biking trails. Easy access to attractions. Open year-round. A TTRACTIONS B IG T HUNDER G OLD M INE P.O. Box 459, Keystone, SD • 605-666-4847 • www.bigthundermine.com Underground mining experience. Free gold ore sample. Pan for gold w/guaranteed gold. Gem panning, geode cutting. Gift shops with art, antiques, rocks & gold items & eatery. C OSMOS M YSTERY A REA 24040 Cosmos Rd., Rapid City, SD • 605-343-9802 • www.cosmosmysteryarea.com A world where mystery, science and comedy collide. Laws of nature seem to have gone completely berserk. Stand on the wall, change height without moving up or down. Feel the unexplained force of the mystery cabin. Excavate and crack open your own geode. D INOSAUR M USEUM 8973 S Hwy 16, Rapid City, SD • 605-342-8140 www.facebook.com/thedinosaurmuseumsd Adjacent to Reptile Gardens. Inside the dinosaur exhibit, you will see over 98 ancient reptiles from more than 65 species. Experience an educational movie, mirror maze and even try your hand at digging for fossils. D RAGONBLASTER AT G RIZZLY C REEK G IFTS 221 Swanzey St., Keystone, SD • 605-666-4242 • grizzlycreek@peoplepc.com A 3-D black light battle arena awaits you in a high energy air cannon game. Whose side will you be on, the dragon or the wizard? Collect as many foam balls as you can, man your battle stations and blast away! For 2-12 players at a time. F ORT H AYS O LD W EST T OWN 1-888-394-9653 • 605-394-9653 • www.forthayschuckwagon.com Experience the West and enjoy an original Chuckwagon Supper & Cowboy Music Vari- ety Show. Seating inside rain or shine. The show is over in time to see the lighting cere- mony at Mt. Rushmore. Open all day mid-May to September. F UN Z ONE M IRROR M AZE 221 Swanzey St., Keystone, SD • 605-666-4200 • grizzlycreek@peoplepc.com The Fun Zone Mirror Maze has surprising corners, dead ends and continuous circles to make this a different experience each time you go through. See if you can find your way as you see your reflection in every direction! H OLY T ERROR M INI -G OLF 619 Hwy. 16A, Keystone, SD • 605-666-5170 • www.holyterrorminigolf.com Challenging, yet fun! The 18-hole mini-golf course rises up a 50 foot steep hillside and then descends back down the slope. The first and eighteenth holes are unified by a gold mining display and rushing water that flows over a waterwheel and into a millpond. K EYSTONE H ISTORICAL M USEUM 410 3rd St., Keystone, SD • 605-666-4494 • www.keystonehistory.com Visit an 1890 Victorian schoolhouse. This free museum has displays of local history in- cluding mining and the making of Mt. Rushmore. It houses the collectibles of Carrie In- galls of “Little House on the Prairie” fame. She lived most of her adult life in Keystone. M OUNT R USHMORE N ATIONAL M EMORIAL Mailing Address: 13000 Hwy 244, Bldg. 31, Ste 1, Keystone, SD 605-574-2523 • www.nps.gov/moru • moru-superintendent@nps.gov America’s Shrine of Democracy. Open year-round, closed Dec. 25. Evening interpre- tive program during summer months. N ATIONAL P RESIDENTIAL W AX M USEUM www.presidentialwaxmuseum.com Life-size, realistic wax figures depicting our country’s shaping experiences in historical settings. The evolution of American democracy is represented by all 44 presidents. Self-