8 days in South Dakota Itinerary

8 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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Interior
— 2 nights
2
Rapid City
— 5 nights

2
nights
Interior

Interior ©
Interior is a town in Jackson County, South Dakota, United States. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, cruise along Loop Road, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at Wall Drug, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Big Badlands Overlook.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Interior trip planner.

Austin to Interior is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, Interior is little chillier than Austin - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rapid City.

Things to do in Interior

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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

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.
Family-friendly places like Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Reptile Gardens will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to The Farmer's Daughter (in Hill City), Presidential Trail (in Keystone) and Custer (Sylvan Lake, Needles Eye Tunnel, &more). Pack the 22nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Rushmore Tramway Adventures. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA, take in the awesome beauty at Black Elk Peak, take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City, and go deep underground at Big Thunder Gold Mine.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Rapid City road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Interior to Rapid City takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Interior in July, you will find days in Rapid City are slightly colder (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Keystone, Custer, The Farmer's Daughter, Black Elk Peak
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake

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