South Dakota/Wyoming
On the Road: Mount Rushmore, Yellowstone, Tetons, South Dakota & Wyoming
Explore the iconic monuments and national parks of South Dakota and Wyoming. From Mount Rushmore to Old Faithful, from herds of bison to Mammoth Site — this adventure is big!
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Program No. 20297RJ
10 days
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At a Glance

Travel from the beautiful Black Hills of Western South Dakota to Wyoming’s parks and monuments on this exceptional adventure. Be mesmerized by natural and manmade wonders at Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, Custer State Park and the Mammoth Site in South Dakota. Experience the mystique of Devils Tower Monument, see Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park and take in the majesty of Grand Teton National Park and Jackson Hole.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking up to 2 miles a day. Getting in/out of motor coach frequently. Elevations of 3,400-7,731 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • At Mount Rushmore, learn how the mountain was carved by sculptor Gutzon Borglum.
  • Experience the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyo., the oldest and most comprehensive museum of the American West.
  • In Yellowstone National Park, view the waterfalls at the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and travel through Hayden Valley and hope to see herds of bison and other wildlife.

General Notes

Select departures of this program also visit the Badlands.
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Paul Reed
Paul Reed’s fascination with aviation led him to serve in the Army as a helicopter mechanic. He then returned to Southern California to run his landscaping business before taking on another life venture working for Alaska Airlines. Both Paul and his wife, Theresa, have been group leaders and instructors for Road Scholar National Parks programs, facilitated service programs and attended Road Scholar leadership workshops. They reside in Rapid City, South Dakota.
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