12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Kuttawa
— Few hours
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Sioux Falls
— 1 day
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Mitchell
— 1 night
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Wounded Knee
— 1 night
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Deadwood
— 1 night
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Sturgis
— 1 night
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Hot Springs
— Few hours
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Rapid City
— 2 nights
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Devils Tower
— 1 night
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Casper
— 1 night
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Dodge City
— 1 night
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Kuttawa
— 1 day

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Kuttawa

Kuttawa
Kuttawa is a home rule-class city in Lyon County, Kentucky, in the United States. For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kuttawa day trip website.

New York City to Kuttawa is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Kuttawa. Expect slightly colder evenings in Kuttawa when traveling from New York City in August, with lows around 66°F. You'll set off for Sioux Falls on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Kuttawa

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Wildlife

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph Cathedral, then explore the engaging exhibits at Stockyards Ag Experience, and then stroll around Falls Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sioux Falls trip builder app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kuttawa to Sioux Falls. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuttawa in August; daily highs in Sioux Falls reach 80°F and lows reach 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mitchell.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral
Stockyards Ag Experience ©
Stockyards Ag Experience
Falls Park ©
Falls Park

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night
Mitchell

Mitchell ©
Mitchell is the county seat of Davison County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): make a trip to Corn Palace, steep yourself in history at Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village, then get engrossed in the history at Dakota Discovery Museum, and finally learn about all things military at George and Eleanor McGovern Library.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mitchell trip planner.

Getting from Sioux Falls to Mitchell by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Mitchell sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Wounded Knee.

Things to do in Mitchell

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dakota Discovery Museum ©
Dakota Discovery Museum
Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village ©
Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village
Corn Palace ©
Corn Palace

1
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Wounded Knee

Wounded Knee ©
Wounded Knee is a census-designated place in Oglala Lakota County, South Dakota, United States. On the 8th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Wounded Knee Massacre Monument.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Wounded Knee itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mitchell to Wounded Knee takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mitchell to Wounded Knee. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Mitchell in August since evenings lows in Wounded Knee dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Deadwood.

Things to do in Wounded Knee

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wounded Knee Massacre Monument ©
Wounded Knee Massacre Monument

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Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. On the 9th (Mon), view the masterpieces at Scott Jacobs Studio, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Moriah Cemetery, and then contemplate the long history of Adams House.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Deadwood trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Wounded Knee to Deadwood in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Wounded Knee to Deadwood, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Wounded Knee in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Deadwood: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Sturgis.

Things to do in Deadwood

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Adams House ©
Adams House
Scott Jacobs Studio ©
Scott Jacobs Studio

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Sturgis

Sturgis ©
Sturgis is a city in Meade County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Belle Joli Winery Sparkling House.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Sturgis trip planner.

Sturgis is very close to Deadwood. In August, daily temperatures in Sturgis can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. You'll set off for Hot Springs on the 10th (Tue).

Things to do in Sturgis

Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Belle Joli Winery Sparkling House ©
Belle Joli Winery Sparkling House

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Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Hot Springs is a city in Fall River County, South Dakota, United States. On the 10th (Tue), examine the collection at Pioneer Museum and then engage your brain at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hot Springs tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Sturgis to Hot Springs takes 1.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Sturgis in August, Hot Springs is a bit cooler at night with lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rapid City.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Pioneer Museum ©
Pioneer Museum

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at South Dakota Air and Space Museum, identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA, then explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and finally take an unforgettable tour with Black Hills Helicopters.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rapid City tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Hot Springs to Rapid City in an hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Hot Springs in August, with highs in Rapid City at 83°F and lows at 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Wildlife · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Black Hills Helicopters ©
Black Hills Helicopters

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Devils Tower

Devils Tower
A trip to Devils Tower proves equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and nature enthusiasts on the lookout for unique geological formations.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Wind Circles.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Devils Tower trip planner.

Getting from Rapid City to Devils Tower by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. You'll set off for Casper on the 13th (Fri).

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Casper

Casper ©
Casper is a city in and the county seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): stop by Ugly Bug Fly Shop and then hike along Platte River Trails.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Casper road trip planner.

You can drive from Devils Tower to Casper in 3 hours. Traveling from Devils Tower in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Casper, with lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Dodge City.

Things to do in Casper

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
National Historic Trails Interpretive Center ©
Platte River Trails ©
Platte River Trails
Ugly Bug Fly Shop ©
Ugly Bug Fly Shop

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night
Dodge City

Dodge City ©
Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas, United States, named after nearby Fort Dodge. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Trail Tracks.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Dodge City trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Casper to Dodge City in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Casper in August since evenings lows in Dodge City dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kuttawa.

Things to do in Dodge City

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Santa Fe Trail Tracks ©
Santa Fe Trail Tracks

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Kuttawa

Kuttawa
For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuttawa trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Dodge City to Kuttawa in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. You'll set off for home on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Kuttawa

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Wildlife

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