8 days in South Dakota Itinerary

8 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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Sioux Falls
— 1 day
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Wall
— 1 night
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Keystone
— 3 nights

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. On the 16th (Tue), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Butterfly House & Aquarium, test your team's savvy at Escapades Escape Rooms, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Cathedral, and finally stroll around Falls Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sioux Falls online driving holiday planner.

Shenzhen, China to Sioux Falls is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 14 hours traveling from Shenzhen to Sioux Falls. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Shenzhen in July: high temperatures in Sioux Falls hover around 33°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive 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

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Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Big Badlands Overlook, learn about all things military at Delta-09 Missile Silo, then take a memorable drive along Loop Road, then take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, and finally browse the different shops at Wall Drug.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Wall trip planner.

Getting from Sioux Falls to Wall by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Keystone.

Things to do in Wall

Scenic Drive · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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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 Crazy Horse Memorial (in Crazy Horse), Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs) and Custer (Wildlife Loop Road, Custer State Park, &more). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, take in the pleasant sights at Breezy Point Picnic Area, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Big Thunder Gold Mine, and take in the exciting artwork at Insideout.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Keystone trip planner.

Getting from Wall to Keystone by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Wall in July: high temperatures in Keystone hover around 31°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Keystone

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Custer, Crazy Horse Memorial, Insideout, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

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