Practical travel guide to one of the jewels of the National Parks System, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Mount Rushmore may be some 1,700 miles away from the Tri-State Area, but its chief carver was a resident of Westchester County.
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Vacationers might be interested in visiting one of these under-the-radar national parks to get away from the large crowds and heavy traffic in the most popular parks, like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.