6 days in South Dakota Itinerary

6 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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6 days in South Dakota Itinerary

Start: Cedar Rapids
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Sioux Falls
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Wall
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Deadwood
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Custer
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Cedar Rapids

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sioux Falls online itinerary planner .

Cedar Rapids to Sioux Falls is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In June, daytime highs in Sioux Falls are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Wall.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral
Pettigrew Home & Museum ©
Pettigrew Home & Museum

1
night
Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, then learn about all things military at Delta-09 Missile Silo, then explore the striking landscape at Badlands Wall, and finally take a memorable drive along Loop Road.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Wall sightseeing planning tool .

You can drive from Sioux Falls to Wall in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sioux Falls to Wall due to the time zone difference. June in Wall sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Deadwood.

Things to do in Wall

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Badlands National Park, Minuteman Missile National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall

1
night
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with Scott Jacobs Studio, stroll the grounds of Mount Moriah Cemetery, then contemplate the long history of Adams House, then take an in-depth tour of Adams Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Old Town.

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You can drive from Wall to Deadwood in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Wall in June, plan for little chillier days in Deadwood, with highs around 75°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Custer.

Things to do in Deadwood

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Adams Museum ©
Adams Museum
Adams House ©
Adams House

3
nights
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs and Insideout will appeal to museum buffs. Get outdoors at Black Hills National Forest and Sylvan Lake. Step out of Custer with an excursion to Big Thunder Gold Mine in Keystone--about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, take a memorable drive along Wildlife Loop Road, and get answers to all your questions at Peter Norbeck Visitors Center.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Custer itinerary planner .

Drive from Deadwood to Custer in 1.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Deadwood to Custer. In June, daily temperatures in Custer can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Custer

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Keystone, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Insideout
Highlights from your plan
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park

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