Mount Rushmore is a top US road trip destination, and for good reason. The four iconic heads impossibly carved into the granite cliffs of the Black Hills in western South Dakota are an amazing sight. If you arrive early to beat the crowds and walk the President’s Trail to get up close to those carvings, you’ll be impressed.
But some folks, once people they’ve seen those heads, ask themselves, “Wait, that’s it? I drove 12 hours for this?”