14 days in South Dakota Itinerary

14 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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Deadwood
— 3 nights
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Custer
— 4 nights
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Wall
— 3 nights
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Sioux Falls
— 2 nights

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Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Adams Museum and D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Tatanka: Story of the Bison and Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame. Take a break from Deadwood with a short trip to Roughlock Falls State Nature Area in Lead, about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get curious at Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, get engrossed in the history at Days of '76 Museum, and see the interesting displays at Black Hills Mining Museum.

Make your Deadwood itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Bristol, UK to Deadwood is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of train and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Bristol to Deadwood due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Deadwood can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Custer.

Things to do in Deadwood

Museums · Shopping · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Days of '76 Museum ©
Days of '76 Museum
Adams Museum ©
Adams Museum
Roughlock Falls State Nature Area ©
Roughlock Falls State Nature Area

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Black Hills Helicopters and The Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Museum @ Black Hills Institute and Mammoth Site of Hot Springs. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial, explore and take pictures at Wildlife Loop Road, hike along Little Devil's Tower Trail, and stroll through Cathedral Spires Hiking Trail.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Custer trip planner.

Getting from Deadwood to Custer by car takes about 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Custer are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Wall.

Things to do in Custer

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Black Hills Helicopters ©
Black Hills Helicopters
The Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary ©
The Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute ©
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute

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Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Get outdoors at Minuteman Missile National Historic Site and Door Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Notch Trail and Roberts Prairie Dog Town. Take a break from Wall with a short trip to Panorama Point Overlook in Badlands National Park, about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Big Badlands Overlook, hike along Castle Trail, take a memorable drive along Loop Road, and look for gifts at Wall Drug.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Wall trip site.

Drive from Custer to Wall in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Custer in September: highs in Wall hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Wall

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Prairie Homestead ©
Prairie Homestead
Roberts Prairie Dog Town ©
Roberts Prairie Dog Town
Yellow Mounds Overlook ©
Yellow Mounds Overlook

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Old Courthouse Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Stockyards Ag Experience, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History. Keep things going the next day: trek along Sioux Falls Bike Trails, then contemplate the long history of Pettigrew Home & Museum, then don't miss a visit to Michelangelo's David replica, and finally admire the majestic nature at Palisades State Park.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sioux Falls trip maker app.

You can drive from Wall to Sioux Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Wall to Sioux Falls. Traveling from Wall in September, you will find days in Sioux Falls are little chillier (28°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Old Courthouse Museum ©
Old Courthouse Museum
St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral
Palisades State Park ©
Palisades State Park

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