3 days in South Dakota Itinerary

3 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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Start: Minneapolis
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 15 min
1
Custer
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Spearfish
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Minneapolis

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night
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Elk Mountain Nature Trail and then explore the fascinating underground world of Wind Cave National Park. On the next day, explore the activities along Legion Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunday Gulch Trail, and then hike along Little Devil's Tower Trail.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Custer trip maker tool.

Minneapolis to Custer is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Minneapolis to Custer due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 22°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Spearfish.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Wind Cave National Park
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Wind Cave National Park ©
Wind Cave National Park
Legion Lake ©
Legion Lake

1
night
Spearfish

Spearfish ©
Spearfish is a city in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States. On the 29th (Sun), get outside with Devil Bathtub South Dakota, then get engrossed in the history at High Plains Western Heritage Center Museum, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Roughlock Falls State Nature Area.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Spearfish vacation planner.

You can drive from Custer to Spearfish in 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. In March, daily temperatures in Spearfish can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Spearfish

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Roughlock Falls State Nature Area
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Roughlock Falls State Nature Area ©
Roughlock Falls State Nature Area
High Plains Western Heritage Center Museum ©
High Plains Western Heritage Center Museum

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