2 days in South Dakota Itinerary

2 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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Start: Chicago
Fly:  4 h 45 min
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Rapid City
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Chicago

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night
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): stop by Downtown Rapid City. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reptile Gardens, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and then identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA.

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Chicago to Rapid City is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in July, plan for little chillier nights in Rapid City, with lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Downtown Rapid City ©
Downtown Rapid City

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