15 days in Rapid City & Fargo Itinerary

15 days in Rapid City & Fargo Itinerary

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Rapid City
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Fargo
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Rapid City

— 8 nights

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Explore Rapid City's surroundings by going to Adams Museum (in Deadwood), Insideout (in Hill City) and Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway (in Spearfish). There's still lots to do: get to know the resident critters at Reptile Gardens, hike along Presidential Trail, admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, and Head underground at Wind Cave National Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rapid City trip planner.

Verona, Italy to Rapid City is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also fly. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Verona to Rapid City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Verona in November: high temperatures in Rapid City hover around 10°C and lows are around -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Fargo.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Fargo

— 5 nights
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Explore Fargo's surroundings by going to Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site (in Abercrombie) and Fergus Falls (Prairie Wetlands Learning Center & I 94 Speedway). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Fargo Air Museum, tee off at Edgewood Golf, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bluestem Prairie Preserve, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Junkyard Brewing Company.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Fargo attractions planner.

Getting from Rapid City to Fargo by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rapid City to Fargo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, Fargo is a bit cooler than Rapid City - with highs of 5°C and lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife

Side Trips