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Just Two Miles from Mount Rushmore!

Stay at the beautiful Rushmore Express, the preferred choice amongst Keystone hotels. This affordable hotel has everything you need for a great Black Hills vacation including an indoor pool, jacuzzi, continental breakfast, and spacious rooms. Each guest room features a comfortable pillow-top bed, coffee maker, microwave, and refrigerator. If you're traveling with family, you'll be pleased to know the Family Suites at the hotel have two flat-screen TVs, bunk beds, and dining room tables. When you stay at Rushmore Express, adventure will be waiting just outside your door. Go hiking, biking, kayaking, or sightseeing. And since you're only two miles away, visiting the iconic Mount Rushmore is a must-do! Discover the best of the Black Hills at Rushmore Express!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 84 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Keystone
  • Nearby Water Battle Creek
  • Open Dates May 16 to Oct 1


Your family will love a trip to this beautiful area of South Dakota. Start your adventure off with a tour of Rushmore Cave, Wind Cave, or Jewel Cave, which is the second longest cave in the world. You can also visit Reptile Gardens, the Badlands, or Bear Country USA. But if you'd rather just relax, the hotel has an indoor pool and the Family Suites have enough space for everyone to spread out.


The Rushmore Express is the perfect venue for your next executive retreat or meeting with over 1,700 square feet of meeting space. Able to accommodate groups of up to 40 people, the Safari and Rushmore rooms provide space for small group sessions and discussion groups. Let the staff at Rushmore Express customize your event with audio/video equipment and catering options.


Rushmore Express provides the perfect blend of U.S. History and luxury accommodations for the perfect family reunion. The entire family will enjoy touring Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Badlands National Park and Devils Tower National Monument. If you are looking for some indoor activities, the Keystone Historical Museum and National Presidential Wax Museum provide plenty of fun. Or, stay at the hotel and take a dip in the indoor pool.


With the Badlands and Wind Cave National Parks surrounding Keystone, there are plenty of outdoor areas to explore during your stay at the Rushmore Express. Explore the two natural memorials carved out of stone in Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse Memorial. All of this natural beauty awaits right outside you door!


The Black Hills of South Dakota is a great destination for couples. If you're looking to get away, Rushmore Express will provide you with cozy and comfortable accommodations. Some suites feature whirlpool jacuzzi tubs and granite fireplaces. There's plenty to do in the area, including winery tours and horseback riding!


Heated granite bathroom floors and granite fireplaces are just a few of the luxury items you will find when you stay at the Rushmore Express. A wet bar area equipped with a refrigerator and microwave give standard rooms a place for entertaining friends and family. Family suites feature a private Jacuzzi and elegant dining table. You don't have to settle for just another hotel when the luxurious Rushmore Express is awaiting your visit.


Mount Rushmore may not have the tallest peak in the United States, but it does hold a place in many Americans hearts as a tribute to four of the greatest presidents in the nation's history. The faces of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson and Teddy Roosevelt tower 5,500 feet above sea level and are as tall as a six-story building. Take a tour of the national memorial and the surrounding Badlands National Park.


Take a step back into the 1800's with a visit to Rushmore Express. The surrounding area features numerous historical attractions including Mount Rushmore, the Crazy Horse Memorial and the Keystone Historical Museum. A journey to the Black Hills and Badlands region will make you feel like a settler panning for gold, as will a tour of the Big Thunder Gold Mine.


Spend your next holiday in the scenic Black Hills. Mount Rushmore is a stunning sight in any season and there's plenty to do year-round. Celebrate a variety of occasions with a ride on the 1880 Train, a visit to the Presidential Wax Museum, or a drive on Needles Highway. After a long day, your cozy accommodation at the Rushmore Express is everything you need to unwind and rest up for more fun!

Additional Information

  • Fitness Center
  • Gift Shop
  • Pack N Play
  • Roll-Away Bed(s)
  • Swimming Pool
  • ATV/Fourwheeling
  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Canoeing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Wildlife & Nature
Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blackout Drapes
  • Coffee Maker
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Hot Tub
  • In Room Safe
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator
  • Whirlpool
  • Rock Climbing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting and Shooting
  • Live Entertainment
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Wineries
  • Free Parking
  • A/V Equipment
  • Banquet Room(s)
  • Business Center
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Hold
  • Meeting Room(s)
Languages Spoken
  • English

Nearest Airports

  • Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP) / 21.3 miles
  • Chadron Municipal Airport (CDR) / 74.4 miles
  • Alliance Municipal Airport (AIA) / 130.6 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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