4 days in Boulder & Southeast South Dakota Region Itinerary

4 days in Boulder & Southeast South Dakota Region Itinerary

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4 days in Boulder & Southeast South Dakota Region Itinerary

Start: Anita
Drive:  9​h
1
Boulder
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Rapid City
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Anita

2
nights
Boulder

Boulder ©
Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): work some fitness into your day at Boulder Creek Path, explore the striking landscape at Flatirons, and then get curious at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Boulder tour itinerary planner .

Anita to Boulder is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Anita to Boulder is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Anita in May, expect little chillier with lows of 44°F in Boulder. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Boulder

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
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Flatirons ©
Flatirons
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©

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.
On the 1st (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Reptile Gardens and then take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rapid City trip planning site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Boulder to Rapid City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Boulder in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Rapid City: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors Parks
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Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens
Downtown Rapid City ©
Downtown Rapid City

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