5 days in Spearfish, Deadwood & Custer Itinerary

5 days in Spearfish, Deadwood & Custer Itinerary

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Spearfish
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Deadwood
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Custer
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Spearfish — 1 night

Spearfish is a city in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Devil Bathtub South Dakota as well as Bridal Veil Falls. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): head outdoors with Devil Bathtub South Dakota, then admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, and then cruise along Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Spearfish road trip planning tool.

Fargo to Spearfish is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. In August, daytime highs in Spearfish are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Deadwood.
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Deadwood — 2 nights

Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Blacktail Horseback and Walking Tours has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the local highlights with Blacktail Horseback and Walking Tours and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Broken Boot Gold Mine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Deadwood Trailhead George S. Mickelson Trail and then hone your skills at Sylvan Rocks Climbing School and Guide Service.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Deadwood trip itinerary planner.

Deadwood is just a short distance from Spearfish. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Custer.
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Custer — 1 night

Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
You've now added Rushmore Tramway Adventures to your itinerary. On the 11th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake and then get in on the family fun at Rushmore Tramway Adventures.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Custer trip planner.

Drive from Deadwood to Custer in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Deadwood to Custer due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Deadwood in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Custer, with lows of 51°F. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sun) before leaving for home.
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