8 days in Lewisburg & Black Hills & Badlands Itinerary

8 days in Lewisburg & Black Hills & Badlands Itinerary

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8 days in Lewisburg & Black Hills & Badlands Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Lewisburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
2
Wall
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Deadwood
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Keystone
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  7​h 15​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Lewisburg

Lewisburg ©
Lewisburg is a city in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA. On the 6th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Stone Presbyterian Church and then steep yourself in history at Greenbrier Government Relocation Facility. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Rehoboth Methodist Church, visit a coastal fixture at Summersville Lake Lighthouse, and then kick back and relax at Battle Run Beach.

For reviews and more tourist information, read Lewisburg online route planner .

New York City to Lewisburg is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in September, with highs in Lewisburg at 75°F and lows at 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Wall.

Things to do in Lewisburg

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Natural Bridge, Rehoboth Methodist Church, Greenbrier Government Relocation Facility, Summersville Lake Lighthouse, Battle Run Beach
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Safari Park ©
Virginia Safari Park
Summersville Lake Lighthouse ©
Summersville Lake Lighthouse
Old Stone Presbyterian Church ©
Old Stone Presbyterian Church

1
day
Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. On the 9th (Mon), get a taste of the local shopping with Wall Drug, take an in-depth tour of Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, then explore the striking landscape at Badlands Wall, and finally cruise along Loop Road.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Wall day trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lewisburg to Wall. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Lewisburg in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Wall, with highs around 81°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Deadwood.

Things to do in Wall

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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

1
night
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. On the 10th (Tue), take a memorable drive along Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, contemplate the long history of Adams House, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Moriah Cemetery, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Old Town, and finally shop like a local with Scott Jacobs Studio.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Deadwood trip planner .

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 when traveling from Wall to Deadwood is 1 hour. When traveling from Wall in September, plan for little chillier days in Deadwood, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Keystone.

Things to do in Deadwood

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway
Highlights from your plan
Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Adams House ©
Adams House
Scott Jacobs Studio ©
Scott Jacobs Studio

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Big Thunder Gold Mine, then take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, and finally pause for some photo ops at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. On the next day, take some stellar pictures from Breezy Point Picnic Area, then immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, then admire all the interesting features of Wildlife Loop Road, and finally engage your brain at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Keystone trip itinerary planner.

You can 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. In September, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 45°F. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Custer, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road

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