4 days in South Dakota Itinerary

4 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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4 days in South Dakota Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + taxi:  7​h
1
Custer
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Los Angeles

3
nights
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Get in touch with nature at Harney Peak and Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute and Mammoth Site of Hot Springs. Step out of Custer to go to Hill City and see Granite Sports, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, get answers to all your questions at Peter Norbeck Visitors Center, and explore the activities along Legion Lake.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Custer day trip planning tool .

Los Angeles to Custer is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Custer, with lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Custer

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hill City, South Dakota, Native American Educational and Cultural Center, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
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The Museum @ Black Hills Institute ©
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute
Black Hills ©
Black Hills
Black Elk Peak ©
Black Elk Peak

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