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Jacksonville to Mt Rushmore drive in 5 days

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  Jacksonville
 Jackson (Georgia)
 Nashville
 St. Louis
 Arthur Bryant's Barbeque
 Sioux Falls
   Mt Rushmore 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   5 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Jacksonville to Mt Rushmore road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Jacksonville to Mt Rushmore. If you're planning a road trip to Mt Rushmore, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Jacksonville and Mt Rushmore. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Jacksonville and Mt Rushmore. 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 Jacksonville
drive for about 5 hours

3:48 pm  Jackson (Georgia)
stay overnight and leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 5 hours
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 Day 2

11:00 am  leave from Jackson (Georgia)
drive for about 5 hours

3:57 pm  Nashville
stay overnight at Gaylord Opryland Resort
leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 5 hours
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 Day 3

9:00 am  leave from Gaylord Opryland Resort
drive for about 5 hours

1:54 pm  St. Louis
stay for about 1.5 hours
and leave at 3:24 pm
drive for about 4.5 hours

8:02 pm  eat at Arthur Bryant's Barbeque
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 3 driving ≈ 9.5 hours

 Day 4

10:00 am  leave from Kansas City
drive for about 6.5 hours

4:24 pm  Sioux Falls
stay overnight and leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 4 driving ≈ 6.5 hours

 Day 5

11:00 am  leave from Sioux Falls
drive for about 5.5 hours

4:27 pm  arrive in Mt Rushmore

day 5 driving ≈ 5.5 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Jacksonville, Florida.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.


How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.


Where should I stop along the way?

Jackson (Georgia)  (2 answers)
    questions about Jackson (Georgia):
        Hotels under $100/Night

Nashville  (149 answers)
    Grand Ole Opry  (8 mentions)
    Country Music Hall of Fame  (6 mentions)
    Ryman Auditorium  (6 mentions)
    Centennial Park  (6 mentions)
    The Parthenon  (5 mentions)
    restaurants around Nashville:
        Bluebird Cafe
        Opryland Hotel
        Pancake Pantry
        Hattie B's Hot Chicken - 19th Ave
        Peg Leg Porker BBQ
    hotels around Nashville:
        Gaylord Opryland Resort
        The Hermitage Hotel
        Omni Nashville Hotel
    questions about Nashville:
        Nearby small towns or outdoor areas?
        Top of the line hotels in Nashville?
        What are some must sees in Nashville during the weekend
        Best Location to Stay
        Hotel by Airport

St. Louis  (62 answers)
    Forest Park  (10 mentions)
    St. Louis Zoo  (6 mentions)
    City Museum  (5 mentions)
    Gateway Arch  (4 mentions)
    Urban Chestnut Brewing Company  (4 mentions)
    restaurants around St. Louis:
        Pappy's Smokehouse
        Ted Drewes
        Iron Barley Eating Establishment
        Pastaria
        Companion
    questions about St. Louis:
        Good St. Louis dines?
        Great lunch places in St Louis
        Good family vacation within 10 hours of St. Louis (not Branson)?
        Where are the best places to stay in St. Louis?
        What's the best neighborhood in St. Louis for a first time visitor?

Arthur Bryant's Barbeque  (11 mentions)

Sioux Falls  (7 answers)
    questions about Sioux Falls:
        First timer to Sioux Falls- what are the best outdoor things to do/explore?


Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Mount Rushmore.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.


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  (4 answers)

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

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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 Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville to Mt Rushmore. Or get a full Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Jacksonville!





At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 1,880 miles
driving time of 28 hours, 49 minutes
Mt Rushmore is 1 hour behind Jacksonville
19 Jacksonville travel answers
2 Jackson (Georgia) travel answers
149 Nashville travel answers
62 St. Louis travel answers
7 Sioux Falls travel answers
31 Mt Rushmore travel answers





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