15 days in South Dakota & Crow Agency Itinerary

15 days in South Dakota & Crow Agency Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Graz
Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Rapid City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Deadwood
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
3
Crow Agency
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h
4
Keystone
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Wounded Knee
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Badlands National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
7
Wall
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  20 h 15 min
End: Graz

2
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
You've now added Buffalo Gap National Grassland to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Fri), take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City, take in the pleasant sights at Buffalo Gap National Grassland, and then identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rapid City trip planner.

Graz, Austria to Rapid City is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Graz to Rapid City due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Deadwood.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Downtown Rapid City ©
Downtown Rapid City
Buffalo Gap National Grassland ©
Buffalo Gap National Grassland

1
night
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. You've now added Historic Old Town to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Historic Old Town, thenstroll the grounds of Mount Moriah Cemetery, and then take a memorable drive along Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway.

Start your trip to Deadwood by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Rapid City to Deadwood takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Rapid City to Deadwood, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Deadwood can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You'll set off for Crow Agency on the 4th (Sun).

Things to do in Deadwood

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway
Highlights from your plan
Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Historic Old Town
Historic Old Town

2
nights
Crow Agency

Crow Agency ©
Crow Agency is a census-designated place (CDP) in Big Horn County, Montana, United States and is near the actual location for the Little Bighorn National Monument and re-enactment produced by the Real Bird family known as Battle of the Little Bighorn Reenactment. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Little Bighorn Battlefield.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Crow Agency trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Deadwood to Crow Agency takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. August in Crow Agency sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Crow Agency

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Custer Battlefield Museum, Crow Indian Reservation
Highlights from your plan
Little Bighorn Battlefield ©
Little Bighorn Battlefield
Custer Battlefield Trading Company ©
Custer Battlefield Trading Company
Custer Battlefield Museum ©
Custer Battlefield Museum

1
night
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial has been added to your itinerary.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Keystone trip tool.

Traveling by car from Crow Agency to Keystone takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Crow Agency in August: high temperatures in Keystone hover around 29°C and lows are around 12°C. On the 7th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Wounded Knee.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Big Thunder Gold Mine ©
Big Thunder Gold Mine

1
night
Wounded Knee

Wounded Knee ©
Wounded Knee is a census-designated place in Oglala Lakota County, South Dakota, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wounded Knee Massacre Monument. On the 7th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Wounded Knee Massacre Monument.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Wounded Knee journey site.

Drive from Keystone to Wounded Knee in 2 hours. Traveling from Keystone in August, expect nights in Wounded Knee to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 35°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Wounded Knee

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

2
nights
Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park ©
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bigfoot Pass Overlook, Panorama Point Overlook, Big Badlands Overlook, and other attractions you added. On the 8th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Homestead Overlook, explore the striking landscape at White River Valley Overlook, explore the striking landscape at Big Badlands Overlook, thenexplore the striking landscape of Panorama Point Overlook, and finally cruise along Loop Road. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Roberts Prairie Dog Town, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Yellow Mounds Overlook, thenexplore the striking landscape at Bigfoot Pass Overlook, and finally contemplate the long history of Prairie Homestead.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Badlands National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Wounded Knee to Badlands National Park in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Wall.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Prairie Homestead
Highlights from your plan
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Big Badlands Overlook ©
Big Badlands Overlook
Yellow Mounds Overlook ©
Yellow Mounds Overlook

4
nights
Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Wall: Red Cloud Heritage Center (in Pine Ridge) and Pine Ridge Reservation (in Manderson).

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Wall trip itinerary planning tool.

Wall is very close to Badlands National Park. In August, daily temperatures in Wall can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Wall

Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Red Cloud Heritage Center, Pine Ridge Reservation
Highlights from your plan
Red Cloud Heritage Center ©
Red Cloud Heritage Center

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