10 days in Greensboro & Winston-Salem & South Dakota Itinerary

10 days in Greensboro & Winston-Salem & South Dakota Itinerary

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Mount Airy
— 3 nights
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Lead
— 2 nights
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Badlands National Park
— 1 night
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Watertown
— 1 night

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Mount Airy

Mount Airy ©
Mount Airy is a city in Surry County, North Carolina, United States. You'll explore and learn at The Andy Griffith Museum and The Gertrude Smith House. Step out of the city life by going to Rocky Knob Recreational Area and Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve. Get out of town with these interesting Mount Airy side-trips: Primland Resort Golf Course (in Meadows of Dan) and Medaloni Cellars and Vinyards (in Lewisville). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Stony Knoll Vineyards, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Angels Catholic Church, and make a trip to Mayberry Replica Courthouse.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Mount Airy itinerary tool.

Durham to Mount Airy is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in November, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lead.

Things to do in Mount Airy

Wineries · Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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Stony Knoll Vineyards ©
Stony Knoll Vineyards
Round Peak Vineyard ©
Round Peak Vineyard
Medaloni Cellars and Vinyards ©
Medaloni Cellars and Vinyards

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Lead

Lead ©
Lead is a city in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States. On the 12th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Adams House and then do a tasting at Belle Joli Winery Tasting Room. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, take an in-depth tour of Days of '76 Museum, and then try your luck at Cadillac Jack's Gaming Resort.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lead travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Mount Airy to Lead in 24.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Mount Airy to Lead is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Mount Airy in November, with highs in Lead at 46°F and lows at 26°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Lead

Museums · Nature · Parks · Casinos

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Roughlock Falls State Nature Area ©
Roughlock Falls State Nature Area
Days of '76 Museum ©
Days of '76 Museum
Black Hills Mining Museum ©
Black Hills Mining Museum

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Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park ©
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
On the 15th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Roberts Prairie Dog Town, hike along Castle Trail, then explore the striking landscape of Panorama Point Overlook, and finally don't miss a visit to Pinnacles Overlook.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Badlands National Park trip builder tool.

Getting from Lead to Badlands National Park by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In November, daytime highs in Badlands National Park are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Watertown.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors
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Roberts Prairie Dog Town ©
Roberts Prairie Dog Town
Panorama Point Overlook
Panorama Point Overlook
Pinnacles Overlook ©
Pinnacles Overlook

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Watertown

Watertown ©
Watertown is a city in and the county seat of Codington County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Terry Redlin Museum and then take in the exciting artwork at Redlin Art Center.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Watertown trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Badlands National Park to Watertown takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Badlands National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Watertown, ranging from highs of 42°F to lows of 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Watertown

Museums · Shopping
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Redlin Art Center ©
Redlin Art Center

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