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).
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Parks · Outdoors · Trails · 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 much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Akta Lakota Museum, make a trip to South Dakota Hall of Fame, get outside with Allen's Hillside Guide Service - Day Adventures, and appreciate the history behind Dignity.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Chamberlain trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Yankton to Chamberlain in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in April, and nighttime lows around 34°F. On the 12th (Mon), you'll travel to Mobridge.
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Museums · Outdoors · Shopping
Side Trips

Mobridge — 3 nights

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

Find out how to plan Mobridge trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

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.
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Museums

Lemmon — 3 nights

Lemmon is a city in Perkins County, South Dakota, United States. Lemmon is known for parks and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Petrified Wood Park and examine the collection at Grand River Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lemmon itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mobridge to Lemmon in 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Mobridge to Lemmon is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Lemmon when traveling from Mobridge in April, with lows around 25°F. On the 18th (Sun), you'll travel to Pierre.
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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 sightseeing, museums, and childrens museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at State Capitol, get curious 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.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Pierre using our trip planner.

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.
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Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Nature
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