5 days in South Dakota Itinerary

5 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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5 days in South Dakota Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  4​h
1
Sioux Falls
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Wall
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Keystone
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Minneapolis

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph Cathedral and then walk around Falls Park.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sioux Falls trip itinerary planner.

Minneapolis to Sioux Falls is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August in Sioux Falls, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Wall.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks Historic Sites
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Falls Park ©
Falls Park
St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral

1
night
Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Big Badlands Overlook, brush up on your military savvy at Delta-09 Missile Silo, take a memorable drive along Loop Road, then explore the striking landscape at Badlands Wall, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Wall Drug.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Wall trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Sioux Falls to Wall takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sioux Falls to Wall. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sioux Falls in August: highs in Wall hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Keystone.

Things to do in Wall

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Badlands National Park
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Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Wall Drug ©
Wall Drug
Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall

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nights
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Venture out of the city with trips to Crazy Horse Memorial (in Crazy Horse), Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs) and Custer (Sylvan Lake, Needles Eye Tunnel, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, shop like a local with Insideout, cruise along Iron Mountain Road, and discover the riches below the earth's surface at Big Thunder Gold Mine.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Keystone road trip site .

Traveling by car from Wall to Keystone takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Wall in August; daily highs in Keystone reach 77°F and lows reach 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Keystone

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Custer, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Insideout, Crazy Horse Memorial
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Crazy Horse Memorial ©
Crazy Horse Memorial
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road

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