6 days in Keystone & Deadwood Itinerary

6 days in Keystone & Deadwood Itinerary

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6 days in Keystone & Deadwood Itinerary

Start: Winnipeg
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Keystone
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Deadwood
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Winnipeg

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Keystone: Custer (Sylvan Lake, Needles Eye Tunnel, & more). There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, get in on the family fun at Rushmore Tramway Adventures, go deep underground at Big Thunder Gold Mine, and hike along Presidential Trail.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Keystone road trip tool .

Winnipeg, Canada to Keystone is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Winnipeg in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 12°C in Keystone. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Deadwood.

Things to do in Keystone

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Custer
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Presidential Trail ©
Presidential Trail
Rushmore Tramway Adventures ©
Rushmore Tramway Adventures

2
nights
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, take in the exciting artwork at Scott Jacobs Studio, then get to know the fascinating history of Historic Old Town, and finally go deep underground at Broken Boot Gold Mine. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind Mt Roosevelt Monument, get engrossed in the history at Adams Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Moriah Cemetery, and finally contemplate the long history of Adams House.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Deadwood road trip planning website .

You can drive from Keystone to Deadwood in 1.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Keystone to Deadwood due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Deadwood

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway
Highlights from your plan
Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Adams Museum ©
Adams Museum
Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway ©
Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway

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