10 days in South Dakota Missouri River Region Itinerary

10 days in South Dakota Missouri River Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Dakota Missouri River Region trip planner

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Oacoma
— 2 nights
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Pierre
— 5 nights
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Yankton
— 2 nights
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Oacoma

— 2 nights
Oacoma is a town in Lyman County, South Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): head outdoors with Allen's Hillside Guide Service - Day Adventures, take an in-depth tour of Akta Lakota Museum, don't miss a visit to South Dakota Hall of Fame, then appreciate the history behind Dignity, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Old West Trading Post. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at South Dakota Tractor Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Oacoma trip itinerary planner.

Charleston to Oacoma is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Charleston to Oacoma is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Charleston in June; daily highs in Oacoma reach 82°F and lows reach 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Pierre.

Things to do in Oacoma

Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Pierre

— 5 nights
Pierre is the capital of the state of South Dakota and the county seat of Hughes County. Change things up with these side-trips from Pierre: Mobridge (Sitting Bulls Grave & Klein Museum). There's lots more to do: ponder the world of politics at State Capitol, pause for some photo ops at Trail of Governors, have fun and explore at South Dakota State Historical Society Museum, and step off the mainland to explore La Framboise Island.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Pierre trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Oacoma to Pierre in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Yankton.

Things to do in Pierre

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yankton

— 2 nights
Yankton is a city in, and the county seat of, Yankton County, South Dakota, United States. On the 11th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Mead Cultural Education Center, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lewis and Clark Recreation Area, then walk around Fantle Memorial Park, and finally snap pictures at Meridian Highway Bridge.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yankton holiday planning tool.

Drive from Pierre to Yankton in 4 hours. In June in Yankton, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yankton

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Childrens Museums