8 days in Lynd, Mitchell & Rapid City Itinerary

8 days in Lynd, Mitchell & Rapid City Itinerary

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Lynd
— 1 day
2
Mitchell
— 1 night
3
Rapid City
— 5 nights

1
day
Lynd

Lynd ©
Lynd is a city in Lyon County, Minnesota, United States. You've now added Camden State Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Wheels Across the Prairie Museum and then immerse yourself in nature at Camden State Park.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lynd online tour planner.

Little Falls to Lynd is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In August in Lynd, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mitchell.

Things to do in Lynd

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Wheels Across the Prairie Museum
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Camden State Park ©
Camden State Park
Wheels Across the Prairie Museum ©
Wheels Across the Prairie Museum

1
night
Mitchell

Mitchell ©
Mitchell is the county seat of Davison County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mitchell Campground, steep yourself in history at Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village, and then don't miss a visit to Valtiroty Shiloh's Tabernacle.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mitchell travel route builder tool.

Drive from Lynd to Mitchell in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Mitchell can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rapid City.

Things to do in Mitchell

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Lake Mitchell Campground ©
Lake Mitchell Campground
Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village ©
Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village
Valtiroty Shiloh's Tabernacle ©
Valtiroty Shiloh's Tabernacle

5
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Get outdoors at Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Wildlife Loop Road. Museum-lovers will appreciate Mammoth Site of Hot Springs and South Dakota Air and Space Museum. Explore Rapid City's surroundings by going to Devils Tower National Monument (in Devils Tower), Minuteman Missile National Historic Site (in Philip) and Mount Moriah Cemetery (in Deadwood). And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at Reptile Gardens, examine the collection at Museum of Geology, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapel in the Hills, and view the masterpieces at Suzie Cappa Art Center.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rapid City trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mitchell to Rapid City in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mitchell to Rapid City due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Custer, Badlands National Park, Devils Tower National Monument, Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, Mount Moriah Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument

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