7 days in South Dakota Itinerary

7 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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7 days in South Dakota Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Deadwood
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Keystone
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Wall
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Sioux Falls
— 1 day
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Detroit

1
night
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. On the 26th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Old Town.

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Detroit to Deadwood is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Detroit to Deadwood due to the time zone difference. In May, Deadwood is a bit cooler than Detroit - with highs of 62°F and lows of 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Keystone.

Things to do in Deadwood

Historic Sites Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trip

Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway
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Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway ©
Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway
Adams House ©
Adams House

3
nights
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Get in touch with nature at Black Hills National Forest and Wildlife Loop Road. Explore Keystone's surroundings by going to Custer (Custer State Park, Sylvan Lake, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, hike along Presidential Trail, cruise along Iron Mountain Road, and look for gifts at Granite Sports.

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Drive from Deadwood to Keystone in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Deadwood to Keystone, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Deadwood in May, Keystone is a bit cooler at night with lows of 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Wall.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Custer, Granite Sports
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest

1
night
Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. On the 31st (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, cruise along Loop Road, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Wall Drug.

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Getting from Keystone to Wall by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Keystone in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Wall: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Wall

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Badlands National Park, Minuteman Missile National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Wall Drug ©
Wall Drug
Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall

1
day
Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. On the 1st (Sat), stroll through Falls Park and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sioux Falls trip planner .

Drive from Wall to Sioux Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Wall to Sioux Falls due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Sioux Falls can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Falls Park ©
Falls Park
St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral

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