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Leads Gold Country Tour and Adventure Package
Family of Four
Recommended Stay: 2
Valid from 5/15/2014 through 9/1/2014
Lead (Leed), once home to prospectors and fortune-seekers, is now a haven for history buffs, outdoor enthusiasts and scientists! This educational and fun package includes a one -hour surface tour of this historic mountain town and to the Homestake Gold Mine’s underground and surface operations, now the Sanford National Underground Science Lab. You'll learn about how geology shaped the community with the discovery of gold, the ethnic neighborhood and the story of the new underground science lab at Homestake. The tour of the Mining Museum is a closer look at Lead’s mining history in an underground simulated tour.
Your tour continues on horseback where you'll visit an historic stampmill site and learn about the geology of the region. This mountain town is a trail head for the 110-mile Mickelson Trail, once a Burlington Northern railhead, now a hiking and biking trail that meanders through six quaint Black Hills communities and seasonal snowmobile trail. Blue ribbon trout streams and four golf courses are located minutes away.
This fascinating history package starts at $385 for a family of 4 and includes: 2 nights lodging, the Homestake Surface Tour, the Black Hills Mining Museum, and The Black Hills Round House “Living Map” theater. Optional add-ons include a 1-hour tour of Deadwood, entrance to Deadwood’s Adams Museum and House and restaurant deals. Valid 5/15-9/31/14
Some restrictions apply.
Activities are booked separately as you build your package. Changes to the package (more nights, upgraded room, more activities, extra person or older children) will automatically adjust the price. If an activity from the package is not listed during your booking process, it may not be available for the dates you have chosen or has closed for the season.