3 days in South Dakota Missouri River Region Itinerary

3 days in South Dakota Missouri River Region Itinerary

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Chamberlain
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Pierre
— 1 night
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Yankton
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Chamberlain

— 1 day
Chamberlain is a city in Brule County, South Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): don't miss a visit to South Dakota Hall of Fame, appreciate the history behind Dignity, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Old West Trading Post, then get engrossed in the history at Akta Lakota Museum, and finally get outside with Allen's Hillside Guide Service - Day Adventures.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Chamberlain trip builder website.

Omaha to Chamberlain is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Omaha in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Chamberlain, with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Pierre.

Things to do in Chamberlain

Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

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Pierre

— 1 night
Pierre is the capital of the state of South Dakota and the county seat of Hughes County. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the galleries of Cultural Heritage Center, ponder the design of Flaming Fountain, and then get a sense of history and politics at State Capitol.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Pierre day trip site.

You can drive from Chamberlain to Pierre in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Pierre are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yankton.

Things to do in Pierre

Museums · Historic Sites

Yankton

— 1 night
Yankton is a city in, and the county seat of, Yankton County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): stroll around Fantle Memorial Park, hike along Lewis and Clark Recreation Area, then take an in-depth tour of Mead Cultural Education Center, and finally snap pictures at Meridian Highway Bridge.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yankton trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Pierre to Yankton in 4 hours. In September, daytime highs in Yankton are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yankton

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Childrens Museums