Highlights of South Dakota's Black Hills and Badlands
Monumental light shows
Both Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Crazy Horse Memorial offer dramatic summer evening events. Mount Rushmore's nightly amphitheater film and talk end with lights outlining the monument (605/574-2523; nps.gov/moru). A laser show at Crazy Horse memorial uses the emerging sculpture of the famous Lakota chief as a backdrop (605/673-4681; crazyhorsememorial.org).