5 days in Rapid City & Lemmon Itinerary

5 days in Rapid City & Lemmon Itinerary

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Rapid City
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Lemmon
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Rapid City — 2 nights

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 Fort Hays Chuckwagon Supper & Show. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial, then don't miss a visit to Dinosaur Park, and finally take in a show at Fort Hays Chuckwagon Supper & Show. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bear Country USA, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reptile Gardens, and then wander the streets of Downtown Rapid City.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rapid City attractions planner.

Bismarck to Rapid City is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Rapid City are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Lemmon.
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Lemmon — 1 night

Lemmon is a city in Perkins County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Grand River Museum and then walk around Petrified Wood Park.

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Getting from Rapid City to Lemmon by car takes about 4.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rapid City in May since evenings lows in Lemmon dip to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
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