15 days in De Smet, Interior & Hill City Itinerary

15 days in De Smet, Interior & Hill City Itinerary

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De Smet
— Few hours
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Interior
— 4 nights
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Hill City
— 10 nights
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De Smet

De Smet is a city in and the county seat of Kingsbury County, South Dakota, United States. For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our De Smet trip itinerary planning site.

Effingham to De Smet is an approximately 12-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Effingham in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in De Smet, with lows of 56°F. You'll set off for Interior on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in De Smet

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

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Interior

Interior is a town in Jackson County, South Dakota, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Loop Road as well as Badlands Wall. There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Badlands National Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Interior trip planning website.

You can drive from De Smet to Interior in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Interior are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Hill City.

Things to do in Interior

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Hill City

Hill City is the oldest existing city in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Needles Highway, Needles Eye Tunnel, Big Thunder Gold Mine, and other attractions you added. Change things up with a short trip to Mammoth Site of Hot Springs in Hot Springs (about 58 minutes away). The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hill City holiday maker website.

Getting from Interior to Hill City by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Interior in June; daily highs in Hill City reach 73°F and lows reach 48°F. On the 18th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Hill City

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips