18 days in South Dakota Missouri River Region Itinerary

18 days in South Dakota Missouri River Region Itinerary

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Fly to Sioux Gateway Airport/Brigadier General Bud Day Field, Drive to Yankton
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Yankton
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chamberlain
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mobridge
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lemmon
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pierre
— 5 nights
Fly

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Yankton

— 2 nights
Yankton is a city in, and the county seat of, Yankton County, South Dakota, United States. On the 7th (Wed), have fun and explore at Mead Cultural Education Center, then hike along Lewis and Clark Recreation Area, then walk around Fantle Memorial Park, and finally take in the views from Meridian Highway Bridge.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Yankton trip planner.

Washington to Yankton is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Washington in April: high temperatures in Yankton hover around 57°F and lows are around 36°F. You'll set off for Chamberlain on the 8th (Thu).

Things to do in Yankton

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Childrens Museums

Chamberlain

— 4 nights
Chamberlain is a city in Brule County, South Dakota, United States. Change things up with a short trip to South Dakota Tractor Museum in Kimball (about 38 minutes away). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Akta Lakota Museum, browse for treasures at Old West Trading Post, get outside with Allen's Hillside Guide Service - Day Adventures, and pause for some photo ops at Dignity.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Chamberlain vacation website.

Traveling by car from Yankton to Chamberlain takes 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Chamberlain can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. On the 12th (Mon), you're off to Mobridge.

Things to do in Chamberlain

Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Mobridge

— 3 nights
Mobridge is a city in Walworth County, South Dakota, United States. Mobridge is known for museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at Klein Museum and appreciate the history behind Sitting Bulls Grave.

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Getting from Chamberlain to Mobridge by car takes about 3 hours. April in Mobridge sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 30°F at night. On the 15th (Thu), you'll travel to Lemmon.

Things to do in Mobridge

Museums

Lemmon

— 3 nights
Lemmon is a city in Perkins County, South Dakota, United States. Lemmon is known for parks and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Grand River Museum and walk around Petrified Wood Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lemmon day trip site.

You can drive from Mobridge to Lemmon in 2 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Mobridge in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Lemmon, with lows around 25°F. On the 18th (Sun), you'll travel to Pierre.

Things to do in Lemmon

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Pierre

— 5 nights
Pierre is the capital of the state of South Dakota and the county seat of Hughes County. Pierre is known for museums, childrens museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at State Capitol, have fun and explore at South Dakota Discovery Center, brush up on your military savvy at South Dakota National Guard Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Cultural Heritage Center.

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You can drive from Lemmon to Pierre in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Lemmon in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Pierre, with lows of 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pierre

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip