10 days in Black Hills & Badlands Itinerary

10 days in Black Hills & Badlands Itinerary

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Interior
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Rapid City
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Interior

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Interior is a town in Jackson County, South Dakota, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Badlands National Park and Loop Road. Minuteman Missile National Historic Site and Delta-09 Missile Silo will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Interior: Wall Drug (in Wall) and Badlands National Park (Yellow Mounds Overlook, Panorama Point Overlook, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Big Badlands Overlook, trek along Notch Trail, and explore the striking landscape of White River Valley Overlook.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Interior road trip planner.

New York City to Interior is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from New York City to Interior, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Interior, with lows of 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rapid City.

Things to do in Interior

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Shopping

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Wall Drug
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Loop Road
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Rapid City

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Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Get in touch with nature at Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Needles Eye Tunnel. Popular historic sites such as Mount Moriah Cemetery and Adams House are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rapid City: Custer (Sylvan Lake, Iron Mountain Road, &more), Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs) and Presidential Trail (in Keystone). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Country USA, learn about winemaking at Prairie Berry Winery, get to know the fascinating history of Historic Old Town, and look for gifts at Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rapid City trip builder tool.

You can drive from Interior to Rapid City in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Interior in July, you will find days in Rapid City are a bit cooler (85°F), and nights are about the same (62°F). On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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