5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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5 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lawrence
Drive:  5​h
1
Columbus
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
Yankton
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
3
Mitchell
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Wall
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hill City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Deadwood
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Chadron
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Kearney
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Lawrence

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Columbus

Columbus
Columbus is a city in and the county seat of Platte County, in the state of Nebraska in the Midwestern United States. To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Columbus online travel route builder .

Lawrence to Columbus is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 63°F. On the 18th (Thu), you're off toYankton.

Things to do in Columbus

Theme Parks Museums

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Yankton

Yankton
Yankton is a city in, and the county seat of, Yankton County, South Dakota, United States. To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yankton trip website .

Drive from Columbus to Yankton in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 63°F. On the 18th (Thu), you'll travel to Mitchell.

Things to do in Yankton

Parks Trails Museums

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Mitchell

Mitchell ©
Mitchell is the county seat of Davison County, South Dakota, United States. You've now added Corn Palace to your itinerary.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mitchell vacation builder .

Traveling by car from Yankton to Mitchell takes 1.5 hours. In July in Mitchell, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 63°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Wall.

Things to do in Mitchell

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Corn Palace ©
Corn Palace

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Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Badlands National Park as well as South Dakota Air and Space Museum. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): browse the different shops at Wall Drug and then explore the striking landscape of Badlands National Park.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Wall trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Mitchell to Wall by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In July in Wall, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 60°F at night. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hill City.

Things to do in Wall

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

South Dakota Air and Space Museum, Badlands National Park
Highlights from your plan
Badlands National Park ©
Badlands National Park
South Dakota Air and Space Museum ©
South Dakota Air and Space Museum
Wall Drug ©
Wall Drug

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Hill City

Hill City ©
Hill City is the oldest existing city in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Rushmore National Memorial, 1880 Train/Black Hills Central Railroad and Crazy Horse Memorial. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial, take a memorable tour with 1880 Train/Black Hills Central Railroad, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hill City journey maker app .

You can drive from Wall to Hill City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Wall in July, things will get slightly colder in Hill City: highs are around 80°F and lows about 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Deadwood.

Things to do in Hill City

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Crazy Horse Memorial ©
Crazy Horse Memorial

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Deadwood

Deadwood
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Deadwood travel planning website .

Getting from Hill City to Deadwood by car takes about 1.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Deadwood are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. On the 22nd (Mon), you're off toChadron.

Things to do in Deadwood

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Chadron

Chadron ©
Chadron is a city in Dawes County, in the state of Nebraska in the Great Plains region of the United States. You've now added Museum of the Fur Trade to your itinerary.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Chadron trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Deadwood to Chadron in 2.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Deadwood in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Chadron, with highs around 91°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 59°F. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kearney.

Things to do in Chadron

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museum of the Fur Trade ©
Museum of the Fur Trade

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Kearney

Kearney
Kearney is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. Great Platte River Road Archway Monument has been added to your itinerary.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kearney tour itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Chadron to Kearney in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kearney

Museums

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