11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Deadwood
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Rapid City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Badlands National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
4
Philip
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
5
Mitchell
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Sioux Falls
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Boston

1
night
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. You've added Adams House Museum, Chubby Chipmunk Hand-Dipped Chocolates, Days of '76 Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): get answers to all your questions at Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, then look for gifts at Chubby Chipmunk Hand-Dipped Chocolates, then get engrossed in the history at Adams House Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Days of '76 Museum. Keep things going the next day: learn and have fun at Pump House at Mind Blown Studio, then go sightseeing with Kevin Costners Original Deadwood Tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Deadwood vacation trip planner.

Boston to Deadwood is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Boston in June since evenings lows in Deadwood dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rapid City.

Things to do in Deadwood

Museums Shopping Tours

Side Trip

Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center
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Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center ©
Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center
Adams House ©
Adams House
Days of '76 Museum ©
Days of '76 Museum

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nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Murphy's Pub and Grill, Naked Winery South Dakota and Chapel In the Hills. The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Pawnseum.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rapid City vacation builder.

Drive from Deadwood to Rapid City in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Deadwood to Rapid City is minus 1 hour. June in Rapid City sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 52°F at night. You will leave for Badlands National Park on the 22nd (Thu).

Things to do in Rapid City

Nightlife Historic Sites Shopping
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Chapel in the Hills ©
Chapel in the Hills

1
night
Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park ©
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): look for gifts at Wall Drug Store.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Badlands National Park vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Rapid City to Badlands National Park in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rapid City to Badlands National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Philip.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Shopping

Side Trip

Wall Drug
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Wall Drug ©
Wall Drug

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nights
Philip

Philip ©
Philip is a city in Haakon County, South Dakota, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Minuteman Missile National Historic Site. On the 24th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Prairie Homestead and then steep yourself in history at Minuteman Missile National Historic Site.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Philip online itinerary creator.

You can drive from Badlands National Park to Philip in an hour. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Badlands National Park to Philip. In June, daytime highs in Philip are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Mitchell.

Things to do in Philip

Historic Sites Nature Museums
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Prairie Homestead ©
Prairie Homestead

1
night
Mitchell

Mitchell ©
Mitchell is the county seat of Davison County, South Dakota, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Corn Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Corn Palace.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Mitchell itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Philip to Mitchell takes 3 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Mitchell can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sioux Falls.
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Corn Palace ©
Corn Palace

2
nights
Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sioux Falls vacation builder.

You can drive from Mitchell to Sioux Falls in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Sioux Falls can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. On the 28th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks Museums Nature

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