This quaint town is the entrance to Mount Rushmore. Keystone was also the home of journalist Carrie Ingalls Swanzey, sister of famed author Laura Ingalls Wilder. Shop for souvenirs, take a guided tour of Big Thunder Gold Mine or take a Mount Rushmore history lesson at the Gutzon Borglum Historical Center. Exhibits on Mount Rushmore include newsreels of the carving progress. You can also take an aerial tram for a bird's-eye view of the monument. 20 mi/32 km southwest of Rapid City.

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