9 days in South Dakota Itinerary

9 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Wall
— 1 night
2
Deadwood
— 1 night
3
Custer
— 4 nights

1
night
Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. On the 21st (Sun), buy something for everyone on your list at Wall Drug.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Wall online trip builder.

Los Angeles to Wall is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Wall. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Wall, ranging from highs of 91°F to lows of 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Deadwood.

Things to do in Wall

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Badlands National Park, Minuteman Missile National Historic Site
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Minuteman Missile National Historic Site ©
Minuteman Missile National Historic Site
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall

1
night
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery, admire all the interesting features of Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, then explore the galleries of Adams House, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Moriah Cemetery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Scott Jacobs Studio.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Deadwood planning tool.

Drive from Wall to Deadwood in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Wall to Deadwood. Traveling from Wall in July, expect nights in Deadwood to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Custer.

Things to do in Deadwood

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Spearfish
Highlights from your plan
Adams House ©
Adams House
Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery ©
D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery

4
nights
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Mammoth Site of Hot Springs and Art Expressions. Get in touch with nature at Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Custer State Park. Step out of Custer to go to Keystone and see Presidential Trail, which is approximately 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Black Hills National Forest, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Four Mile Old West Town, explore the fascinating underground world of Jewel Cave National Monument, and take in the exciting artwork at Insideout.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Custer day trip app.

You can drive from Deadwood to Custer in 1.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Deadwood to Custer. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Deadwood in July since evenings lows in Custer dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Custer

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Keystone, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Insideout
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest

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