13 days in South Dakota & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

13 days in South Dakota & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Wall
— 1 day
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Chamberlain
— 2 nights
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Redfield
— 1 night
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Deadwood
— 2 nights
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Custer
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights

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Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Badlands National Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Badlands National Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Wall tour planner.

Charlotte to Wall is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Charlotte to Wall. Traveling from Charlotte in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Wall, with lows of 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chamberlain.

Things to do in Wall

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Badlands National Park ©
Badlands National Park

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Chamberlain

Chamberlain ©
Chamberlain is a city in Brule County, South Dakota, United States. On the 18th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Akta Lakota Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: hunt for treasures at Old West Trading Post and then examine the collection at South Dakota Tractor Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Chamberlain itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Wall to Chamberlain in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in September, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Redfield.

Things to do in Chamberlain

Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Akta Lakota Museum ©
Akta Lakota Museum
South Dakota Tractor Museum ©
South Dakota Tractor Museum
Old West Trading Post ©
Old West Trading Post

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Redfield

Redfield
Redfield is a city in and the county seat of Spink County, South Dakota, United States. On the 20th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Historic 1914 C&NW RR Depot Museum & Visitor Center.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Redfield trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Chamberlain to Redfield in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. September in Redfield sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 53°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sun) before leaving for Deadwood.

Things to do in Redfield

Museums

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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 Black Hills Mining Museum as well as Historic Old Town. On the 21st (Mon), steep yourself in history at Adams House, then get to know the fascinating history of Historic Old Town, and then appreciate the history behind Tatanka: Story of the Bison. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Adams Museum, examine the collection at Black Hills Mining Museum, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Moriah Cemetery.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Deadwood travel planning app.

Traveling by car from Redfield to Deadwood takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Custer.

Things to do in Deadwood

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Black Hills Mining Museum ©
Black Hills Mining Museum
Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Adams Museum ©
Adams Museum

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Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pioneer Museum as well as The Needles. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): engage your brain at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, then see the interesting displays at Pioneer Museum, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Windcross Conservancy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): take an unforgettable tour with Black Hills Aerial Adventures and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Needles.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Custer route maker tool.

You can drive from Deadwood to Custer in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Deadwood to Custer. In September, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Museums · Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Pioneer Museum ©
Pioneer Museum
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Windcross Conservancy ©
Windcross Conservancy

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Midway Geyser Basin will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool, and stroll through Lone Star Geyser.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Custer to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Custer in September; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 60°F and lows reach 33°F. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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