4 days in Dodge City & Deadwood Itinerary

4 days in Dodge City & Deadwood Itinerary

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4 days in Dodge City & Deadwood Itinerary

Start: Houston
Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Dodge City
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h 15​min
2
Deadwood
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Houston

1
night
Dodge City

Dodge City ©
Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas, United States, named after nearby Fort Dodge. On the 24th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Trail Tracks, then steep yourself in history at Home of Stone, then take an in-depth tour of Boot Hill Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Cowboy Statue On Boot Hill.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dodge City day trip planning tool .

Houston to Dodge City is an approximately 11-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Houston in December, things will get colder in Dodge City: highs are around 45°F and lows about 22°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Deadwood.

Things to do in Dodge City

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Home of Stone ©
Home of Stone
Boot Hill Museum ©
Boot Hill Museum
Santa Fe Trail Tracks ©
Santa Fe Trail Tracks

1
night
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, then stroll the grounds of Mount Moriah Cemetery, and then view the masterpieces at Scott Jacobs Studio. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Historic Old Town and then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Deadwood road trip planning app .

Drive from Dodge City to Deadwood in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Dodge City in December, things will get little chillier in Deadwood: highs are around 34°F and lows about 16°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Deadwood

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, Sylvan Lake
Highlights from your plan
Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway ©
Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway

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