8 days in Midwest Itinerary

8 days in Midwest Itinerary

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8 days in Midwest Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  21​h 45​min
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Rapid City
— 6 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Sydney

6
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Visiting Wind Cave National Park and Badlands Wall will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Minuteman Missile National Historic Site and Mammoth Site of Hot Springs. Venture out of the city with trips to Badlands National Park (Loop Road & Roberts Prairie Dog Town), Presidential Trail (in Keystone) and Custer (Black Hills National Forest, Sylvan Lake, & more). It doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Moriah Cemetery and wander the streets of Downtown Rapid City.

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Sydney, Australia to Rapid City is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Sydney to Rapid City, you'll gain 17 hours due to the time zone difference. September in Rapid City sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Custer, Badlands National Park, Wind Cave National Park, Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
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Wind Cave National Park ©
Wind Cave National Park
Roberts Prairie Dog Town ©
Roberts Prairie Dog Town
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest

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