4 days in South Dakota Itinerary

4 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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4 days in South Dakota Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
1
Deadwood
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Custer
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Denver

2
nights
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. You've now added Black Hills to your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Devils Tower National Monument and Cement Ridge Lookout. Get some historical perspective at Mount Moriah Cemetery and Adams House. Get out of town with these interesting Deadwood side-trips: Devils Tower (Tower Trail & Wind Circles). It doesn't end there: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Broken Boot Gold Mine and shop like a local with Scott Jacobs Studio.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Deadwood trip planner .

Denver to Deadwood is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Denver to Deadwood due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Deadwood are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Custer.

Things to do in Deadwood

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Devils Tower, Black Hills, Cement Ridge Lookout
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Black Hills ©
Black Hills
Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument
Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery

1
night
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, then cruise along Wildlife Loop Road, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

Discover how to plan a Custer trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Deadwood to Custer in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Deadwood to Custer, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Deadwood in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Custer, with lows of 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Custer

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road

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