8 days in Sioux Falls & Rapid City Itinerary

8 days in Sioux Falls & Rapid City Itinerary

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8 days in Sioux Falls & Rapid City Itinerary

Start: Houston
Drive:  18​h
Sioux Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Rapid City
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Sioux Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  18​h
End: Houston

2
nights
Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Michelangelo's David replica and then admire the sheer force of Devil's Gulch.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sioux Falls trip itinerary website .

Houston to Sioux Falls is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Houston in December, expect Sioux Falls to be colder, temps between 30°F and 13°F. You'll set off for Rapid City on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Sioux Falls

#Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Devil's Gulch
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Devil's Gulch ©
Devil's Gulch

3
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Firehouse Wine Cellars.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rapid City online travel planner .

You can fly from Sioux Falls to Rapid City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 35°F in December, and nighttime lows around 16°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Rapid City

#Wineries
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Firehouse Wine Cellars ©
Firehouse Wine Cellars

1
night
Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Sioux Empire Medical Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sioux Falls trip builder .

Fly from Rapid City to Sioux Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rapid City to Sioux Falls. Traveling from Rapid City in December, expect nights in Sioux Falls to be about the same, around 13°F, while days are little chillier, around 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

#Museums

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