8 days in Rome & Rapid City Itinerary

8 days in Rome & Rapid City Itinerary

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8 days in Rome & Rapid City Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Rome
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
Rapid City
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: New York City

1
night
Rome

Rome ©
Rome is a city in New York State. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): do a tasting at Villa Verona Vineyard & Bistro and then try your luck at Turning Stone Resort Casino. Keep things going the next day: witness the site of a historic battle at Fort Stanwix National Monument, head outdoors with Root Glen, and then admire the masterpieces at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rome road trip website .

New York City to Rome is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in June, with highs in Rome at 75°F and lows at 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Rome

Outdoors Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Verona, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Root Glen
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Root Glen ©
Root Glen
Turning Stone Resort Casino ©
Turning Stone Resort Casino
Fort Stanwix National Monument ©
Fort Stanwix National Monument

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.
Explore Rapid City's surroundings by going to Badlands National Park (Badlands Wall & Loop Road), Keystone (Presidential Trail & Mount Rushmore National Memorial) and Custer (Needles Eye Tunnel, Sylvan Lake, & more). There's much more to do: meet the residents at Reptile Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Country USA, admire the landmark architecture of Chapel in the Hills, and admire all the interesting features of Big Thunder Gold Mine.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rapid City journey maker tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rome to Rapid City. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Custer, Keystone, Badlands National Park
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Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

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