9 days in South Dakota Itinerary

9 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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Interior
— 2 nights
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Rapid City
— 6 nights
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Interior

Interior is a town in Jackson County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Big Badlands Overlook, explore the striking landscape of Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, learn about all things military at Delta-09 Missile Silo, then take a memorable drive along Loop Road, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Badlands National Park.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Interior online route planner.

San Angelo to Interior is an approximately 16-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Angelo to Interior. In August, Interior is slightly colder than San Angelo - with highs of 87°F and lows of 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Rapid City.

Things to do in Interior

Nature · Parks · Museums · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Loop Road ©
Must see
Loop Road
4.9
Badlands Wall ©
Geologic Formation
Badlands Wall
4.9

6
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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.
Attractions like Bear Country USA and Reptile Gardens make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Mount Rushmore National Memorial (in Keystone) and Custer (Needles Eye Tunnel, Sylvan Lake, &more). Pack the 8th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Rushmore Tramway Adventures. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City, don't miss a visit to Dinosaur Park, view the masterpieces at Suzie Cappa Art Center, and get in on the family fun at Storybook Island.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rapid City travel route builder.

You can drive from Interior to Rapid City in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Rapid City can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Bear Country USA ©
Must see
Bear Country USA
4.4

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