11 days in South Dakota Itinerary

11 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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11 days in South Dakota Itinerary

Start: La Habra
Drive:  32​h
1
Deadwood
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Hill City
— 5 nights
Drive:  35​h 30​min
End: La Habra

3
nights
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame, Saloon #10 American Whiskey Bar and Devils Tower National Monument. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, then admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, then delve into the lush surroundings at Roughlock Falls State Nature Area, and finally pause for some photo ops at Devils Tower National Monument.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Deadwood online road trip planner .

La Habra to Deadwood is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from La Habra to Deadwood, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from La Habra in July, plan for little chillier nights in Deadwood, with lows around 58°F. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hill City.

Things to do in Deadwood

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Spearfish, Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame, Roughlock Falls State Nature Area, Devils Tower National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument
Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Adams Museum ©
Adams Museum

5
nights
Hill City

Hill City ©
Hill City is the oldest existing city in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Circle B Ranch Chuckwagon Supper & Western Music Show, Crazy Horse Memorial and 1880 Train/Black Hills Central Railroad. Bring the kids along to Jewel Cave National Monument and Mammoth Site of Hot Springs. Take a break from the city and head to Presidential Trail and Wildlife Loop Road. Venture out of the city with trips to Custer (Iron Mountain Road & Custer State Park) and Wind Cave National Park (Wind Cave National Park & Elk Mountain Nature Trail). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, and admire all the interesting features of Big Thunder Gold Mine.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Hill City route builder site .

Drive from Deadwood to Hill City in an hour. Traveling from Deadwood to Hill City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Deadwood in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 53°F in Hill City. You will leave for home on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Hill City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Custer, Wind Cave National Park, Keystone, Crazy Horse Memorial, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs

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