The peaks and spires of Badlands National Park under dark clouds.
Badlands National Park is approximately 1.5 hours from Mount Rushmore. Take I-90 east towards Wall, SD, to exit 110 or 131 to access South Dakota Highway 240, which is also known as the Badlands Loop Road.
A Minuteman II training missile in Launch Facility Delta-09.
While visiting the Badlands you might also want to visit the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site. Visitors can get an upclose look at an intercontinental ballistic missile and take a guided tour through the underground launch control facility.