3 days in South Dakota & Moab Itinerary

3 days in South Dakota & Moab Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Phoenix
Bus + Fly:  6 h
1
Rapid City
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Moab
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5 h
End: Phoenix

1
night
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rapid City online vacation maker.

Phoenix to Rapid City is an approximately 6- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Phoenix in August, with highs in Rapid City at 83°F and lows at 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Wildlife Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Iron Mountain Road, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA

1
night
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Double Arch and then explore the striking landscape of Arches National Park.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Moab trip itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Rapid City to Moab takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Rapid City in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Moab: temperatures range from 92°F by day to 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Nature Trails Parks

Side Trip

Double Arch
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

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