8 days in South Dakota Itinerary

8 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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8 days in South Dakota Itinerary

Start: Shenzhen
Fly:  31​h
1
Sioux Falls
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Wall
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Keystone
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + subway + foot + train:  29​h
End: Shenzhen

1
day
Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. On the 16th (Tue), observe the fascinating underwater world at Butterfly House & Aquarium, then test your problem-solving skills at Escapades Escape Rooms, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph Cathedral, and finally stroll around Falls Park.

Discover how to plan a Sioux Falls trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Shenzhen, China to Sioux Falls is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone changes from China Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -14 hour difference. Traveling from Shenzhen in July, things will get little chillier in Sioux Falls: highs are around 33°C and lows about 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Wall.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums
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Falls Park ©
Falls Park
St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral
Butterfly House & Aquarium ©
Butterfly House & Aquarium

1
night
Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Big Badlands Overlook, learn about all things military at Delta-09 Missile Silo, then explore and take pictures at Loop Road, then explore the striking landscape at Badlands Wall, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Wall Drug.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Wall day trip app .

You can drive from Sioux Falls to Wall in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sioux Falls to Wall. Traveling from Sioux Falls in July, expect nights in Wall to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Keystone.

Things to do in Wall

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Badlands National Park
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Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Wall Drug ©
Wall Drug
Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall

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.
Explore Keystone's surroundings by going to Custer (Wildlife Loop Road, Custer State Park, & more), Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs) and Crazy Horse Memorial (in Crazy Horse). And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, take in the pleasant sights at Breezy Point Picnic Area, take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road, and shop like a local with Insideout.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Keystone holiday planner.

You can drive from Wall to Keystone in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Wall in July, with highs in Keystone at 31°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Keystone

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Custer, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Crazy Horse Memorial, Insideout
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road

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