10 days in South Dakota Itinerary

10 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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10 days in South Dakota Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly + Drive:  22​h 15​min
1
Wall
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Deadwood
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Custer
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  22​h
End: Sao Paulo

2
nights
Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Get in touch with nature at Minuteman Missile National Historic Site and Big Badlands Overlook. Get out of town with these interesting Wall side-trips: Badlands National Park (Notch Trail, Loop Road, & more) and Badlands National Park (in Interior). There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Wall Drug, take in the dramatic natural features at Yellow Mounds Overlook, appreciate the extensive heritage of Prairie Homestead, and make a trip to Pinnacles Overlook.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Wall trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Wall is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Wall due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sao Paulo in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Wall, with highs around 21°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Deadwood.

Things to do in Wall

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Badlands National Park, Philip, Badlands National Park
Highlights from your plan
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Wall Drug ©
Wall Drug
Badlands National Park ©
Badlands National Park

2
nights
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. On the 25th (Fri), admire the verdant scenery at Roughlock Falls State Nature Area, then look for gifts at Chubby Chipmunk Hand-Dipped Chocolates, then stroll the grounds of Mount Moriah Cemetery, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Scott Jacobs Studio, then contemplate the long history of Adams House, then explore and take pictures at Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Black Hills Parrot Welfare & Education Center.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Deadwood trip planning site .

You can drive from Wall to Deadwood in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Wall in October, plan for little chillier days in Deadwood, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Custer.

Things to do in Deadwood

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Black Hills Parrot Welfare & Education Center, Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, Roughlock Falls State Nature Area
Highlights from your plan
Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Roughlock Falls State Nature Area ©
Roughlock Falls State Nature Area
Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway ©
Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway

3
nights
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Step out of the city life by going to Black Hills National Forest and Needles Eye Tunnel. Change things up with a short trip to Presidential Trail in Keystone (about 30 minutes away). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, take a memorable drive along Needles Highway, admire all the interesting features of Iron Mountain Road, and explore the activities along Sylvan Lake.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Custer trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Deadwood to Custer takes 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. October in Custer sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Keystone, Needles Highway
Highlights from your plan
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park

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