11 days in Interior, Custer & Mitchell Itinerary

11 days in Interior, Custer & Mitchell Itinerary

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Interior
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Custer
— 7 nights
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Mitchell
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Interior

— 2 nights
Interior is a town in Jackson County, South Dakota, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Dinosaur Park as well as Roberts Prairie Dog Town. Family-friendly places like Loop Road and Homestead Overlook will thrill your kids. Explore Interior's surroundings by going to Wall (Wall Drug & Delta-09 Missile Silo), Badlands Wall (in Badlands National Park) and Minuteman Missile National Historic Site (in Philip). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Badlands National Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Interior trip itinerary tool.

Waterloo to Interior is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Waterloo to Interior is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Waterloo in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Interior, with highs around 91°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Interior

Parks · Nature · Museums · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Custer

— 7 nights
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Iron Horse Saloon, Devils Tower National Monument, Wonderland Caves, and other attractions. Bring the kids along to Custer State Park and Sylvan Lake. Get out of town with these interesting Custer side-trips: Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs) and Keystone (Rushmore Tramway Adventures, Presidential Trail, &more). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Mount Rushmore National Memorial, make a trip to Brule, pause for some photo ops at Bicycle Sculpture, and Head underground at Jewel Cave National Monument.

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Traveling by car from Interior to Custer takes 2 hours. Traveling from Interior in July, expect Custer to be slightly colder, temps between 80°F and 53°F. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Mitchell.

Things to do in Custer

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mitchell

— 1 night
Mitchell is the county seat of Davison County, South Dakota, United States. Before you visit Mitchell, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Custer to Mitchell by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Custer to Mitchell. In July, Mitchell is a bit warmer than Custer - with highs of 86°F and lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mitchell

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping