4 days in Billings, Rapid City & Puyallup Itinerary

4 days in Billings, Rapid City & Puyallup Itinerary

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Fly
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Billings
— 1 day
Drive
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Rapid City
— 2 nights
Fly to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Drive to Puyallup
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Puyallup
— 1 night
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Billings

Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): trot along with a tour on horseback, see the interesting displays at Moss Mansion, and then do a tasting at Yellowstone Cellars & Winery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Billings driving holiday planner.

Seattle to Billings is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Billings. Traveling from Seattle in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Billings, with lows of 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rapid City.

Things to do in Billings

Wineries · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

2
nights
Rapid City

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
On the 17th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of South Dakota Air and Space Museum, then admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and finally don't miss a visit to Berlin Wall Exhibit. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the resident critters at Reptile Gardens and then identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rapid City day trip planning app.

You can drive from Billings to Rapid City in 6 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In April in Rapid City, expect temperatures between 54°F during the day and 33°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Puyallup.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips

1
night
Puyallup

Puyallup, Washington is a city in Pierce County, Washington, about 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Tacoma and 35 miles (56 km) south of Seattle. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): walk around Pioneer Park, look for gifts at My Cheese Shoppe, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Bradley Lake Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Puyallup attractions website.

Explore your travel options from Rapid City to Puyallup with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Rapid City to Puyallup. Traveling from Rapid City in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 40°F in Puyallup. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Puyallup

Parks · Fun & Games · Shopping · Outdoors