6 days in South Dakota Itinerary

6 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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6 days in South Dakota Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Keystone
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Deadwood
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Wall
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Big Thunder Gold Mine and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): stop by Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium, then immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, then cruise along Wildlife Loop Road, and finally explore the galleries of Mammoth Site of Hot Springs.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Keystone online trip itinerary maker .

New York City to Keystone is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Keystone. Traveling from New York City in June, expect Keystone to be slightly colder, temps between 73°F and 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Deadwood.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Custer, Insideout, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest

1
night
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. On the 12th (Wed), cruise along Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, contemplate the long history of Adams House, then stroll the grounds of Mount Moriah Cemetery, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Old Town, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Scott Jacobs Studio.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Deadwood trip planner .

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 June, daytime highs in Deadwood are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Wall.

Things to do in Deadwood

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway
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Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway ©
Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway
Adams House ©
Adams House

2
nights
Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Wall Drug, take some stellar pictures from Pinnacles Overlook, then explore the striking landscape at Yellow Mounds Overlook, then explore the striking landscape at Badlands Wall, and finally cruise along Loop Road.

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Traveling by car from Deadwood to Wall takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Deadwood to Wall, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Deadwood in June, you will find days in Wall are somewhat warmer (83°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wall

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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

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