7 days in South Dakota Itinerary

7 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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7 days in South Dakota Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + taxi:  19​h 45​min
1
Custer
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Wall
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Deadwood
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
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 17th (Sun), appreciate the history behind Bicycle Sculpture, then engage your brain at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, then admire all the interesting features of Wildlife Loop Road, and finally explore the activities along Sylvan Lake. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial, then pause for some photo ops at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and then learn about winemaking at Prairie Berry Winery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Custer road trip planning tool .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Custer is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Custer is minus 9 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in May: highs in Custer hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Wall.

Things to do in Custer

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Crazy Horse Memorial, Bicycle Sculpture, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Prairie Berry Winery, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
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Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Prairie Berry Winery ©
Prairie Berry Winery
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial

2
nights
Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Badlands National Park, then take a memorable drive along Loop Road, and then explore the striking landscape at Yellow Mounds Overlook. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, take in the dramatic natural features at Big Badlands Overlook, then brush up on your military savvy at Delta-09 Missile Silo, then explore the striking landscape of Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, and finally browse the different shops at Wall Drug.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Wall day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Custer to Wall takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Custer in May, expect nights in Wall to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Deadwood.

Things to do in Wall

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Badlands National Park, Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, Badlands National Park
Highlights from your plan
Badlands National Park ©
Badlands National Park
Delta-09 Missile Silo ©
Delta-09 Missile Silo

1
night
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Scott Jacobs Studio, get to know the fascinating history of Historic Old Town, take an in-depth tour of Adams Museum, then explore the galleries of Adams House, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Moriah Cemetery.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Deadwood trip planner.

Traveling by car from Wall to Deadwood takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Wall to Deadwood due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Wall in May: highs in Deadwood hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Deadwood

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Adams Museum ©
Adams Museum
Adams House ©
Adams House

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