6 days in South Dakota Itinerary

6 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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6 days in South Dakota Itinerary

Start: Eau Claire
Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Wall
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Custer
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Deadwood
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Eau Claire

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Wall

Wall
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Wall online route planner .

Eau Claire to Wall is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Eau Claire in August, you will find days in Wall are somewhat warmer (87°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). On the 8th (Thu), you're off toCuster.

Things to do in Wall

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
On the 8th (Thu), learn more about the world around you at Native American Educational and Cultural Center and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harney Peak. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Sunday Gulch Trail, learn more about the world around you at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, do a tasting at Twisted Pine Winery, then stop by Granite Sports, then don't miss a visit to Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway, and finally contemplate the long history of Four Mile Old West Town.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Custer trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Wall to Custer takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Wall in August, things will get little chillier in Custer: highs are around 77°F and lows about 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Deadwood.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hill City, Native American Educational and Cultural Center, Black Elk Peak
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Black Elk Peak ©
Black Elk Peak
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute ©

2
nights
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. On the 10th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Nelson's Garage Car & Motorcycle Museum, make a trip to Deadwood Model Train, get your game on at Kodiak's Arcade & Shooting Gallery, then stop by Chubby Chipmunk Hand-Dipped Chocolates, then take in the dramatic scenery at Spearfish Falls, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Roughlock Falls Nature Area. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Scott Jacobs Studio, browse for treasures at Wild Bill's Trading Post on Main St., then take in the exciting artwork at Termesphere Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Spirit of the Hills Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally make a splash at Spearfish Rec & Aquatics Center.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Deadwood trip planner .

Traveling by car from Custer to Deadwood takes 1.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Custer to Deadwood. August in Deadwood sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 56°F at night. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Deadwood

Parks Shopping Theme Parks

Side Trips

Spearfish, Sturgis, Savoy
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Spearfish Falls ©
Spearfish Falls
Spirit of the Hills Wildlife Sanctuary ©

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