If you’re looking for a safe, quiet, friendly and inexpensive place to stay while exploring the area, check us out. Many popular attractions are within two hours of Rushville. Please inquire locally for more information or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Agate Fossil Beds National Monument
This national monument features indoor and outdoor fossil museums and Native American artifacts. Two hours from Rushville. South of Harrison, Neb. For more information, visit Agate Fossil Beds.
Badlands National Park
A truly magnificent sight to behold, Nebraska Badlands offer beautiful eroded sandstone castles and spires in multi-colored hues. Two hours north of Rushville. For more information, visit Badlands National Park.
The Black Hills & Mount Rushmore
One of the most easily recognized national treasures, South Dakota’s Black Hills and Mount Rushmore is only two hours from Rushville. The Black Hills area offers a variety of entertainment including hiking, camping, touring, snow skiing, snowmobiling and sight-seeing. For more information, visit Mount Rushmore.
Chadron State Park
Nebraska’s oldest state park offers camping, hiking, bicycling, fishing and good family fun. Cabins are available. Less than one hour from Rushville in the Pine Ridge. For more information, visit Chadron State Park.
Deadwood, South Dakota
Deadwood, an old mining town nestled in the Black Hills, offers legalized gambling. Walk the streets where Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok once ruled. Three-hour drive from Rushville. For more information, visit Deadwood, S.D.
Fort Robinson State Park & Post Playhouse
This 22,000 acre park provides visitors with magnificient scenery and recreational activities with a western flare. Fort Robinson’s decorated history includes encounters with Crazy Horse, Walter Reed, Red Cloud, Arthur MacArthur, Dull Knife, General Crook and Doc Middleton. Historic Fort Robinson is open to visitors and the Post Playhouse offers family entertainment throughout the summer season. For more information, visit Fort Robinson State Park.
Museum of the Fur Trade
Experience the life of the fur trader. The Bordeaux Trading Post, built in 1841, stands on the museum grounds. Three miles east of Chadron, Neb. on US Highway 20, only 30 minutes from Rushville. The museum is open June 1st through Labor Day, 8 a.m. through 5 p.m.daily. Call (308) 432-3843 for more information.
Site of many historic events on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Less than one hour from Rushville. For more information, visit Wounded Knee.
Arthur Bowring Sandhills Ranch State Historical Park
This state park, 45 miles east of Rushville, is a living legacy of pioneer ranchers, Arthur and Eve Bowring. For more information about this turn of the century working cattle ranch, visit Arthur Bowring Sandhills Ranch State Historical Park.
Visit this truly unique Nebraska attraction, located 2 1/2 miles North of Alliance, Neb. on US Highway 385. Carhenge is a replica of the world-famous Stonehenge constructed of old cars in 1987 by six local families on the occasion of their family reunion. This free attraction is open year-round, 24-hours a day. Call (308) 762-1520 for more information.
Mountain Biking in the Pine Ridge
Mountain biking is an up-and-coming recreational activity and Rushville is within one hour of some of the finest terrain in Nebraska. To learn more about popular trails, visit Mountain Biking the Pine Ridge.
For more information about Nebraska’s tourism opportunities, visit the State of Nebraska Travel & Tourism site.