8 days in Southeast South Dakota Region Itinerary

8 days in Southeast South Dakota Region Itinerary

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Rapid City
— 2 nights
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De Smet
— 1 night
Drive
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Sioux Falls
— 4 nights
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Rapid City

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Rapid City is known for wildlife, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at Reptile Gardens, visit Downtown Rapid City, look for gifts at Alex Johnson Mercantile, and view the masterpieces at Prairie Edge Trading Co. & Galleries.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rapid City trip itinerary website.

Charlotte to Rapid City is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Charlotte to Rapid City, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Charlotte in November: high temperatures in Rapid City hover around 48°F and lows are around 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to De Smet.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Wildlife

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De Smet

De Smet is a city in and the county seat of Kingsbury County, South Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Laura Ingles Wilder Historic Homes, get engrossed in the history at De Smet Depot Museum, then steep yourself in history at Ingalls Homestead - Laura's Living Prairie, and finally stroll the grounds of De Smet Cemetery.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the De Smet trip maker.

Traveling by car from Rapid City to De Smet takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rapid City to De Smet. Traveling from Rapid City in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in De Smet, with lows of 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in De Smet

Historic Sites · Museums

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sioux Falls: Watertown (Terry Redlin Museum, Redlin Art Center, &more). There's still lots to do: stroll around Falls Park, get engrossed in the history at Old Courthouse Museum, have fun and explore at Stockyards Ag Experience, and don't miss a visit to Michelangelo's David replica.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sioux Falls online day trip planner.

Drive from De Smet to Sioux Falls in 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Sioux Falls are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks · Museums · Trails · Outdoors

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