14 days in South Dakota Itinerary

14 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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14 days in South Dakota Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Deadwood
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Custer
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Wall
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Sioux Falls
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Edmonton

2
nights
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Museum-lovers will appreciate Adams Museum and Adams House. Your inner history buff will appreciate Mount Moriah Cemetery and Historic Old Town. And it doesn't end there: cruise along Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, appreciate the history behind Mt Roosevelt Monument, get curious at Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Roughlock Falls State Nature Area.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Deadwood day trip website .

Edmonton, Canada to Deadwood is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Edmonton to Deadwood, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Edmonton in July, expect nights in Deadwood to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Custer.

Things to do in Deadwood

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lead, Spearfish
Highlights from your plan
Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Adams Museum ©
Adams Museum
Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway ©
Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway

4
nights
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Prairie Berry Winery and Peter Norbeck Visitors Center. Visiting Black Hills National Forest and Wildlife Loop Road will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Custer to Hot Springs to see Mammoth Site of Hot Springs about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, cruise along Iron Mountain Road, admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, and explore the activities along Sylvan Lake.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Custer trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Deadwood to Custer takes 1.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Deadwood to Custer is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Deadwood in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Custer, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Wall.

Things to do in Custer

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Prairie Berry Winery, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest

2
nights
Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, then admire all the interesting features of Loop Road, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, and finally browse the different shops at Wall Drug. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Badlands National Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Wall planner .

Traveling by car from Custer to Wall takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Custer in July, with highs in Wall at 38°C and lows at 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Wall

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Badlands National Park, Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, Badlands National Park
Highlights from your plan
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Wall Drug ©
Wall Drug
Badlands National Park ©
Badlands National Park

3
nights
Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Get a sense of the local culture at Ingalls Homestead - Laura's Living Prairie and Corn Palace. Washington Pavilion and Stockyards Ag Experience will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Sioux Falls: Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village (in Mitchell) and Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial (in De Smet). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph Cathedral, hike along SculptureWalk Sioux Falls, appreciate the history behind USS South Dakota Battleship Memorial, and stroll through Falls Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sioux Falls road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Wall to Sioux Falls takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Wall to Sioux Falls is 1 hour. While traveling from Wall, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Sioux Falls, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 18°C. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

De Smet, Mitchell
Highlights from your plan
St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral
Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial ©
Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial

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