6 days in Deadwood & Keystone Itinerary

6 days in Deadwood & Keystone Itinerary

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6 days in Deadwood & Keystone Itinerary

Start: Deadwood
1
Deadwood
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Keystone
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Deadwood

2
nights
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Get out of town with these interesting Deadwood side-trips: Devils Tower (Devils Tower National Monument & Tower Trail). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Mount Moriah Cemetery, take in the exciting artwork at Scott Jacobs Studio, get to know the fascinating history of Historic Old Town, and examine the collection at Tatanka: Story of the Bison.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Deadwood sightseeing planning app .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Deadwood. In October, daytime highs in Deadwood are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Keystone.

Things to do in Deadwood

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Devils Tower, Spearfish, Spearfish Falls
Highlights from your plan
Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument
Adams Museum ©
Adams Museum

3
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.
Black Hills Helicopters has been added to your itinerary. On the 14th (Mon), stroll through Presidential Trail, explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, then look for all kinds of wild species at Black Hills Helicopters, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Iron Mountain Road, go for a walk through Breezy Point Picnic Area, then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, and finally go deep underground at Big Thunder Gold Mine.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Keystone trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Deadwood to Keystone takes 1.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Deadwood to Keystone. In October, daily temperatures in Keystone can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Custer
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Presidential Trail ©
Presidential Trail
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

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