4 days in South Dakota Itinerary

4 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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4 days in South Dakota Itinerary

New York City
Drive:  9​h
Custer
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Wall
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Sioux Falls
— Few hours
Fly + bus:  7​h 30​min
New York City

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Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Custer trip planner .

New York City to Custer is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Custer, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in May, things will get a bit cooler in Custer: highs are around 59°F and lows about 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Wall.

Things to do in Custer

#Nature, #Parks, #Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Crazy Horse Memorial
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Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road

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Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): browse the different shops at Wall Drug, then stop by Buffalo Gift Shop, then take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, and finally cruise along Loop Road.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Wall trip maker app .

You can drive from Custer to Wall in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Custer in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Wall, with highs around 70°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Wall

#Nature, #Shopping, #Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Badlands National Park
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Wall Drug ©
Wall Drug
Buffalo Gift Shop ©
Buffalo Gift Shop

few
hours
Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Cathedral and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Falls Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sioux Falls trip planner .

You can drive from Wall to Sioux Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

#Parks, #Historic Sites
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Falls Park ©
Falls Park
St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral

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