15 days in South Dakota Itinerary

15 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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15 days in South Dakota Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Deadwood
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Custer
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Wall
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Mitchell
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Sioux Falls
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Berlin

2
nights
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Popular historic sites such as Mount Moriah Cemetery and Adams House are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Historic Old Town and Black Hill National Cemetery. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Adams Museum, examine the collection at Tatanka: Story of the Bison, get curious at Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, and admire all the interesting features of Broken Boot Gold Mine.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Deadwood trip maker website .

Berlin, Germany to Deadwood is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -7 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Deadwood can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Custer.

Things to do in Deadwood

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Spearfish, Sturgis, Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Adams Museum ©
Adams Museum
Adams House ©
Adams House

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.
For shopping fun, head to Warrior's Work & Ben West Gallery or Art Expressions. Museum-lovers will appreciate Mammoth Site of Hot Springs and Insideout. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, cruise along Iron Mountain Road, and appreciate the history behind Crazy Horse Memorial.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Custer road trip site .

Getting from Deadwood to Custer by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Deadwood to Custer, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Deadwood in May since evenings lows in Custer dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Wall.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hill City, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Crazy Horse Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Warrior's Work & Ben West Gallery ©
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park

1
night
Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, cruise along Loop Road, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Wall Drug.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Wall trip planner .

Traveling by car from Custer to Wall takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Custer, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Wall, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Mitchell.

Things to do in Wall

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

1
night
Mitchell

Mitchell ©
Mitchell is the county seat of Davison County, South Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): learn about all things military at George and Eleanor McGovern Library, steep yourself in history at Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village, then catch a live event at Corn Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Valtiroty Shiloh's Tabernacle.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Mitchell day trip website .

Traveling by car from Wall to Mitchell takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Mitchell

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village ©
Corn Palace ©
Corn Palace
Valtiroty Shiloh's Tabernacle ©
Valtiroty Shiloh's Tabernacle

4
nights
Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Ingalls Homestead - Laura's Living Prairie and St. Joseph Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at De Smet Cemetery and Pettigrew Home & Museum. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Falls Park, engage your brain at Washington Pavilion, trek along SculptureWalk Sioux Falls, and examine the collection at Sioux Empire Medical Museum.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sioux Falls holiday website .

You can drive from Mitchell to Sioux Falls in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May in Sioux Falls, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

De Smet
Highlights from your plan

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