6 days in Vermillion, Erie & Chautauqua Itinerary

6 days in Vermillion, Erie & Chautauqua Itinerary

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Fly to Sioux Gateway Airport/Brigadier General Bud Day Field, Drive to Vermillion
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Vermillion
— 2 nights
Drive to Sioux Gateway Airport/Brigadier General Bud Day Field, Fly to Erie
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Erie
— 3 nights
Drive
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Chautauqua
— 1 day
Drive

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Vermillion

— 2 nights
Vermillion is a city in and the county seat of Clay County, in the southeastern corner of the state of South Dakota, and the eleventh largest city in the state. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): examine the collection at National Music Museum and then admire the majestic nature at Ponca State Park. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Spirit Mound, hike along Lewis and Clark Recreation Area, and then take in the views from Meridian Highway Bridge.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Vermillion trip site.

Detroit to Vermillion is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May in Vermillion, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Erie.

Things to do in Vermillion

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Erie

— 3 nights

Flagship City

Erie boasts a state park, casino, and racetrack all with the name Presque Isle.
Erie is known for theme parks, parks, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Presque Isle State Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick Church, pause for some photo ops at Perry Monument, and steep yourself in history at Erie Maritime Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Erie holiday builder app.

Explore your travel options from Vermillion to Erie with the Route module. Traveling from Vermillion to Erie, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Erie are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Chautauqua.

Things to do in Erie

Parks · Historic Sites · Casinos · Fun & Games

Chautauqua

— 1 day
Chautauqua is a town and lake resort community in Chautauqua County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Lake View Cemetery, stroll around Panama Rocks Scenic Park, then stop by Reverie Creamery, and finally deepen your understanding at Chautauqua Institution.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Chautauqua online route planner.

You can drive from Erie to Chautauqua in an hour. In May in Chautauqua, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chautauqua

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips