10 days in South Dakota Itinerary

10 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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10 days in South Dakota Itinerary

Start: Appleton
Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Mitchell
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Wall
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Keystone
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Sioux Falls
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Appleton

1
night
Mitchell

Mitchell ©
Mitchell is the county seat of Davison County, South Dakota, United States. Corn Palace has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village, admire the landmark architecture of Corn Palace, and then look for gifts at Dimock Dairy.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Mitchell day trip site .

Appleton to Mitchell is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. While traveling from Appleton, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mitchell, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 59°F. You will leave for Keystone on the 7th (Sun).

Things to do in Mitchell

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Dimock Dairy
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Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village ©
Corn Palace ©
Corn Palace

few
hours
Wall

Wall
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Badlands National Park as well as Wall Drug. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Badlands National Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Yellow Mounds Overlook, explore and take pictures at Loop Road, then look for all kinds of wild species at Roberts Prairie Dog Town, and finally browse the different shops at Wall Drug. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Badlands National Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Wall trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sioux Falls to Wall takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sioux Falls to Wall due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Wall can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Wall

Parks Outdoors Nature

6
nights
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Art Alley, Prairie Berry Winery, Dinosaur Park, and other attractions you added. Kids will appreciate attractions like Rushmore Tramway Adventures and National Presidential Wax Museum. Get in touch with nature at Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Presidential Trail. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Goodtyme Photo.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Keystone online route builder .

Traveling by car from Mitchell to Keystone takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Mitchell to Keystone, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Mitchell in June: high temperatures in Keystone hover around 73°F and lows are around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Rapid City, Custer, Hill City, Spearfish, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
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Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park

1
night
Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes SculptureWalk Sioux Falls. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): learn more about the world around you at Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Butterfly House & Aquarium, and then trek along SculptureWalk Sioux Falls.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sioux Falls trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Keystone to Sioux Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Keystone to Sioux Falls, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Keystone in June; daily highs in Sioux Falls reach 80°F and lows reach 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Wall.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Trails
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