Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Mount Rushmore

Come and experience Mount Rushmore and its monuments, art galleries and history. Travellers to this scenic city praise the mountain views, casino gaming and horse riding. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Mount Rushmore

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? You'll be sure to enjoy Mount Rushmore for its horse riding and hiking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Mount Rushmore a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Horse Thief Lake (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Rushmore Tramway Adventures (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Needles Eye (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Sylvan Lake (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Needles Highway (6.6 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Peter Norbeck Visitors Center (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Mount Rushmore

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Mount Rushmore is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Horse Thief Lake (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Center Lake (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Sylvan Lake (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Custer State Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Bear Country USA (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Black Hills National Forest (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Mount Rushmore

Fly into Rapid City, SD (RAP-Rapid City Regional), the closest airport, located 22.9 mi (36.9 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Mount Rushmore?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 572 holiday lettings around Mount Rushmore. From 239 cabins to 253 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Mount Rushmore? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mount Rushmore. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Flags and Wheels Indoor Racing: 346 holiday lettings
  • Mount Rushmore: 546 holiday lettings
  • 1881 Courthouse Museum: 347 holiday lettings
  • Black Hills Playhouse: 418 holiday lettings
  • Custer State Park: 391 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mount Rushmore listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Mount Rushmore?

Yes, of course. offers 239 Cabins in Mount Rushmore. Our other popular types of Mount Rushmore holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 253 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 239 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 239 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Lodges and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mount Rushmore?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 34 holiday homes with pool available in Mount Rushmore. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.