5 days in South Dakota Itinerary

5 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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5 days in South Dakota Itinerary

Start: Omaha
Drive:  3​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:  6​h
End: Omaha

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): stroll around Falls Park.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sioux Falls planner .

Omaha to Sioux Falls is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Omaha in July, Sioux Falls is a bit cooler at night with lows of 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Wall.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks
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Falls Park ©
Falls Park

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Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Big Badlands Overlook, get engrossed in the history at Delta-09 Missile Silo, take a memorable drive along Loop Road, then take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Wall Drug.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Wall route website .

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. Traveling from Sioux Falls in July, expect nights in Wall to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 91°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Keystone: Custer (Wildlife Loop Road, Sylvan Lake, & more), Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs) and Crazy Horse Memorial (in Crazy Horse). And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, cruise along Iron Mountain Road, and take some stellar pictures from Breezy Point Picnic Area.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Keystone trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Wall to Keystone in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Wall in July, things will get a bit cooler in Keystone: highs are around 80°F and lows about 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Keystone

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

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