7 days in Custer & Buffalo Itinerary

7 days in Custer & Buffalo Itinerary

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7 days in Custer & Buffalo Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly + Taxi:  6​h 45​min
1
Custer
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Buffalo
— 2 nights
End: Buffalo

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.
Custer is known for nature, scenic drive, trails, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, appreciate the history behind Crazy Horse Memorial, and get great views at Breezy Point Picnic Area.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Custer journey builder app .

Buffalo to Custer is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Buffalo to Custer is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Buffalo in August, expect little chillier with lows of 51°F in Custer. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keystone, Crazy Horse Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake

2
nights
Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Get out of town with these interesting Buffalo side-trips: Niagara Falls (Bridal Veil Falls, Three Sisters Island, & more) and Niagara Jet Adventures (in Youngstown). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Cave of the Winds, take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, and steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Buffalo day trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Custer to Buffalo in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Buffalo when traveling from Custer in August, with lows around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Niagara Falls, Niagara Jet Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls

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