5 days in Rapid City, Keystone & Fargo Itinerary

5 days in Rapid City, Keystone & Fargo Itinerary

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5 days in Rapid City, Keystone & Fargo Itinerary

Start: Valdosta
Fly:  10​h
1
Rapid City
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Keystone
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
3
Fargo
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Valdosta

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 Badlands National Park, Bear Country USA, Loop Road, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Storybook Island. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Loop Road and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Badlands National Park.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Rapid City driving holiday planner .

Valdosta to Rapid City is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Valdosta in August; daily highs in Rapid City reach 83°F and lows reach 60°F. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Keystone.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trip

Loop Road
Highlights from your plan
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Badlands National Park ©
Badlands National Park

1
night
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
You've now added Wildlife Loop Road to your itinerary. On the 1st (Sun), take a memorable drive along Wildlife Loop Road.

To find where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Keystone travel tool .

Keystone is very close to Rapid City. Traveling from Rapid City in September, plan for little chillier nights in Keystone, with lows around 45°F. On the 2nd (Mon), you're off toFargo.

Things to do in Keystone

Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Wildlife Loop Road
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Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road

1
night
Fargo

Fargo
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Fargo online trip maker .

Fly from Keystone to Fargo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Fargo when traveling from Keystone in September, with lows around 52°F. You will leave for home on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Fargo

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors

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