5 days in Rapid City & Deadwood Itinerary

5 days in Rapid City & Deadwood Itinerary

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Rapid City
— 2 nights
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Deadwood
— 2 nights

2
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Prairie Berry Winery as well as Chapel in the Hills. Venture out of the city with trips to Mount Rushmore National Memorial (in Keystone) and Sylvan Lake (in Custer). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Country USA, stop by Alex Johnson Mercantile, take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City, and make a trip to Dinosaur Park.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rapid City sightseeing website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Rapid City. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Deadwood.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Prairie Berry Winery, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Sylvan Lake
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Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Downtown Rapid City ©
Downtown Rapid City
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial

2
nights
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Wades Gold Mill has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Wades Gold Mill, pause for some photo ops at Tatanka: Story of the Bison, thentake a memorable drive along Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Adams Museum, go deep underground at Broken Boot Gold Mine, and then steep yourself in history at Adams House.

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You can drive from Rapid City to Deadwood in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rapid City to Deadwood. In July, daytime highs in Deadwood are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Deadwood

Museums Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Spearfish, Wades Gold Mill
Highlights from your plan
Tatanka: Story of the Bison ©
Tatanka: Story of the Bison
Broken Boot Gold Mine ©
Broken Boot Gold Mine
Wades Gold Mill ©
Wades Gold Mill

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