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Birmingham (Alabama) to Mt Rushmore drive

driving   /   4 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

Birmingham (Alabama) to Mt Rushmore road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Birmingham (Alabama) to Mt Rushmore. If you're planning a road trip to Mt Rushmore, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Birmingham (Alabama)
drive for about 4 hours

3:12 pm  Graceland
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 4 hours

 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Graceland
drive for about 4 hours

2:10 pm  Branson
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:10 pm
drive for about 3.5 hours

6:51 pm  eat at Oklahoma Joe's BBQ & Catering
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 8 hours

 Day 3

10:00 am  leave from Kansas City
drive for about 3.5 hours

1:23 pm  Omaha
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:23 pm
drive for about 3 hours

5:08 pm  Sioux Falls
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 3 driving ≈ 6 hours

 Day 4

10:00 am  leave from Sioux Falls
drive for about 4 hours

2:04 pm  Badlands National Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:04 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

4:48 pm  arrive in Mt Rushmore

day 4 driving ≈ 6 hours

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Birmingham (Alabama) to Mt Rushmore questions

profile  Rickey from Helena (Alabama) asked:
Distance  (1 answer)

Where should I stop along the way?

Graceland  (18 mentions)

Branson  (18 answers)
    questions about Branson:
        Fun places to go in Branson

Oklahoma Joe's BBQ & Catering  (33 mentions)

Omaha  (24 answers)
    Henry Doorly Zoo  (8 mentions)
    Joslyn Art Museum  (3 mentions)
    Lauritzen Gardens  (2 mentions)
    The Durham Museum  (2 mentions)
    Omaha Children's Museum  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Omaha:
        M's Pub
        Stokes Grill & Bar Wood Fired Foods
        801 Chophouse at The Paxton
        Lo Sole Mio Ristorante
    questions about Omaha:
        Best free things to do in Omaha?
        Dog friendly hotels
        TT Best Free Overnight

Sioux Falls  (15 answers)
    questions about Sioux Falls:
        First timer to Sioux Falls- what are the best outdoor things to do/explore?

Badlands National Park  (34 mentions)

What are some things to do in Mt Rushmore?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Mt Rushmore. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Beth from asked:
Family activities  (5 answers)

profile  Rose from asked:
What should we add to the visit?  (4 answers)

profile  Cynthia from asked:
Best campground for big rigs  (1 answer)

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Mt Rushmore to Birmingham (Alabama) drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Birmingham (Alabama) to Mt Rushmore. Or get a full Birmingham (Alabama) to Mt Rushmore flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Birmingham (Alabama) well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Birmingham (Alabama)!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 1,474 miles
driving time of 22 hours, 42 minutes
Mt Rushmore is the same time as Birmingham (Alabama)
43 Birmingham (Alabama) travel answers
18 Branson travel answers
24 Omaha travel answers
15 Sioux Falls travel answers
46 Mt Rushmore travel answers


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