6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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6 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lanesboro
Drive:  9​h
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Rapid City
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
2
Wall
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Deadwood
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Custer
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Keystone
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
End: Lanesboro

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bear Country USA as well as Reptile Gardens. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Reptile Gardens, and then admire the landmark architecture of Chapel in the Hills.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rapid City holiday planner.

Lanesboro to Rapid City is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Rapid City can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Wall.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
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Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens
Chapel in the Hills ©
Chapel in the Hills

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Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, cruise along Loop Road, and then make a trip to Wall Drug.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Wall trip planner.

You can drive from Rapid City to Wall in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Wall can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Deadwood.

Things to do in Wall

Scenic Drive Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Badlands National Park
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Wall Drug ©
Wall Drug

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Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Moriah Cemetery. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Moriah Cemetery, wander the streets of Historic Old Town, then take an in-depth tour of Adams House, then explore and take pictures at Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, and finally take an in-depth tour of D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Deadwood trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Wall to Deadwood takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Wall in June, expect nights in Deadwood to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are little chillier, around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Custer.

Things to do in Deadwood

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Spearfish
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Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Adams House ©
Adams House

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Wildlife Loop Road, then immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, and then appreciate the history behind Crazy Horse Memorial.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Custer trip planner.

Traveling by car from Deadwood to Custer takes 1.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Deadwood to Custer due to the time zone difference. June in Custer sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Keystone.

Things to do in Custer

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Crazy Horse Memorial
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Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road
Crazy Horse Memorial ©
Crazy Horse Memorial

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): trek along Presidential Trail, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and then explore and take pictures at Big Thunder Gold Mine.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Keystone attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Custer to Keystone takes an hour. June in Keystone sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Big Thunder Gold Mine ©
Big Thunder Gold Mine

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