Your Package Includes:


At Our Very Special Group Rates



In Specially Selected Hotels and Resorts

From $1535 per person double occupancy*


               Scheduled flights from La Guardia,  Newark and other  airports  available-Call for pricing


  • Roundtrip economy class airfare between New York City and Rapid City South Dakota
  • Automatic Intermediate size  rental car for the duration of your trip
    • Pick-up/ Drop-Off Rapid City South Dakota  
    • 2 nights in Rapid City at Hotel Alex Johnson (Curio Collection by Hilton), or similar
    • 4 nights in Wall (near Badlands National Park) at the Best Western Plains Motel, or similar
  • Trip Protection Coverage  
  • Detailed day-by-day itinerary with trip highlights, hotel information, local guides, maps, and daily driving instructions


  • Travel up Skyline Drive for the best views of Rapid City. 

  • See full-size replicas of dinosaurs at Dinosaur Park. 

  • Drive the Badlands Loops State Scenic Highway.

  • Make the side trip to see Mount Rushmore.

  • Explore the Badlands' fossil sites. See if you can find your own fossil!

A vacation filled with fun and fossils! This trip is a great way to reignite your love of discovery.

Two nights in Rapid City will get your vacation started. This family-friendly city is full of adventures that will delight everyone. Stay in the city to check out places like the Journey Museum and Learning Center or strike out a little farther and see iconic attractions like Mount Rushmore or Custer State Park - South Dakota's first state park.

Then, drive off to the city of Wall! 4 nights in this area will put you right next to Badlands National Park, with spectacular views, outstanding sunsets and sunrises, and deep, dark nights where the Milky Way really stands out.

Please note that some package inclusions may be restricted or unavailable at time of travel. We will substitute them with similar options of equivalent value, as available.

**All rates are based on double occupancy and are subject to prior sale and to increase without notice. Triple and rates for children under 12 on request. Rates are not guaranteed until trip is confirmed. Included flights are scheduled to arrive Rapid City so that you should arrive at your hotel in the late afternoon /early evening and depart from Rapid City  late morning/early afternoon. You might choose to select flights which would result in your arriving in RAP after dark and depart RAP in the early morning. This would reduce the cost of your trip but would also reduce your time in South Dakota.


DAY 1-  Depart from JFK International Airport, New York enroute to Rapid City South Dakota. You're gonna love it here! When you land, grab your rental car at the airport and drop your bags at your first hotel. There's so much to do here, you won't want to waste a minute. Tonight, you might spend some time in the heart of Rapid City at Main Street Square. No matter what season you visit, there's always something fun happening here! 


DAY 2-Take off to one of the city's nearby attractions. In about an hour, you can reach Custer State Park, the mysterious caves of  Wind Cave National Park, or the sparkling waterfalls of Spearfish Canyon. And of course, don't miss nearby Mount Rushmore - the area's most famous attraction.  


DAY 3-  Rapid City to Wall, South Dakota. Set your course for Badlands National Park today! Your drive to your accommodations in Wall will only take about an hour, so you'll have plenty of time to explore. 

Before you check into your hotel, you may enjoy a scenic drive through the park along Badlands Loop Road. You can make plenty of stops to soak up the scenery at overlooks along the way like Panorama Point, Homestead Overlook, and Yellow Mound Overlook.


DAY 4- If you're traveling with kids under the age of 12, today is a great day for them to earn a Junior Ranger badge! Aspiring Junior Rangers can grab their activity booklet at the Ben Reifel Visitor Center. After they've completed their training, they can bring their completed booklet to a ranger at the visitor center, take the Junior Ranger pledge, then collect their badge! 


DAY 5- Did you know that Badlands National Park is among the top archaeology and paleontology attractions? Be a paleontologist for a day and set off for a bit of fossil hunting! 

After, visit the Fossil Preparation Lab (open seasonally). There, you can watch park paleontologists identify, prepare, and catalog fossils for display. 


DAY 6- You might want to take advantage of another day in Wall by exploring the city. Stop by the famous Wall Drug. What started out as a pharmacy offering free ice water to travelers has now become an extravaganza that is part shopping mall, part museum, part arcade, and part pharmacy. 

While you're here, you can also visit the Crazy Horse Memorial, Porter Sculpture Park, or any of the other must-sees of the area. 

You might want to take advantage of another day in Wall by exploring the city. Stop by the famous Wall Drug. What started out as a pharmacy offering free ice water to travelers has now become an extravaganza that is part shopping mall, part museum, part arcade, and part pharmacy. 

While you're here, you can also visit the Crazy Horse Memorial, Porter Sculpture Park, or any of the other must-sees of the area. 


DAY 7-  Drive back to Rapid City Airport. It's time to say goodbye to South Dakota. You'll return your rental car at the airport and board your flight home. 

This package includes an Intermediate Car with pick up and drop off at Rapid City .

You can change to a smaller vehicle at which time you will have a reduction in price. You can also upgrade to a larger or more deluxe vehicle at which time you will be charged accordingly.

Also, you may request upgraded rooms at our hotels, as well as rates for children under 12 sharing rooms with 2 adults, triple occupancy or single occupancy of rooms. Please email us or call for further information.


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These packages are based upon double occupancy of rooms and are subject to prior sale.

Airfare is based on specific scheduled flights with limited availability. Once  these seats have been exhausted, additional seats may be  available at a surcharge. Should you have to cancel the flight portion of this trip penalties will be assessed in accordance with the terms and conditions as specified on the airline's website. In addition, there is a  $50 per seat administrative fee to cover costs which we incur as a result of the cancellation. 

Land  and air arrangements are by Sceptre Vacations in partnership with DH Enterprise and associates , in addition to additional affiliated wholesale entities and the cancellation penalties in effect are based upon their contracts with the individual suppliers of services provided.  Terms and Conditions as established by the Tour Operator. You may see the Tour Operators terms and conditions by clicking on:

Travel arrangements for are made through Adler Travel Network, Inc. d/b/a SGS Travelscope which does not own or operate any of the suppliers of services or accommodations for your trip. As a result,  neither, nor Adler Travel Network d/b/a  SGS Travelscope is responsible for any negligent or willful act or failure to act of any such supplier or of any third party over whom they have no control.

To avoid  penalties, should you have to cancel due to illness or any covered reasons , we strongly suggest purchase of Travel Protection insurance.  This package provides basic travel protection as part of the package. The comprehensive plan offers extended coverage:

  • Upgrade to postpone and rebook for any reason up to 3 days before departure
  • 24 hour worldwide emergency assistance & concierge services
  • Baggage loss or damage protection
  • Travel delay coverage
  • Medical assistance during your trip

 Full information concerning this coverage is available upon request. Please note that this coverage provides a credit towards future travel. It does not provide refund of funds paid. If you wish to purchase additional coverage, please check the insurance information provided on our website.

 Full payment of the tour price is due when making your reservations. Once confirmed, penalties outlined in the Tour Operators Terms and Conditions will be in effect. Your Trip Protection will then provide coverage as indicated in the policy.

Additional rates for single occupancy, triples as well as children are available upon request.