9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Crawford
— 2 nights
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Fort Pierre
— 3 nights
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Rapid City
— 2 nights
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Guernsey
— 1 night

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Crawford

Crawford ©
Crawford is a city in Dawes County, in the northwestern part of the state of Nebraska, in the Great Plains region of the United States. Bring the kids along to Toadstool Campground and Ardmore. Change things up with a short trip to Agate Fossil Beds National Monument in Harrison (about 38 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Fort Robinson State Park, get a new perspective on nature at Trailside Museum of Natural History, and get engrossed in the history at Fort Robinson History Museum.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Crawford road trip planning tool.

Greeley to Crawford is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fort Pierre.

Things to do in Crawford

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

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Fort Robinson State Park ©
Fort Robinson State Park
Toadstool Campground ©
Toadstool Campground
Ardmore ©
Ardmore

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Fort Pierre

Fort Pierre ©
Fort Pierre is a city in Stanley County, South Dakota, United States. Kids will enjoy Cultural Heritage Center and The Needles. Venture out of the city with trips to Old West Trading Post (in Oacoma), Chamberlain (Akta Lakota Museum & South Dakota Hall of Fame) and Murdo (South Dakota's Original 1880 Town & Pioneer Auto Museum). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Museum and admire the landmark architecture of State Capitol.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort Pierre trip planner.

You can drive from Crawford to Fort Pierre in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Crawford to Fort Pierre. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Fort Pierre

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Akta Lakota Museum ©
Akta Lakota Museum
The Needles ©
The Needles
Cultural Heritage Center ©
Cultural Heritage Center

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Rapid City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): view the masterpieces at Suzie Cappa Art Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Country USA, then get to know the resident critters at Reptile Gardens, and finally wander the streets of Downtown Rapid City. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about all things military at South Dakota Air and Space Museum, look for gifts at Alex Johnson Mercantile, then don't miss a visit to Dinosaur Park, and finally get in on the family fun at Storybook Island.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rapid City trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Fort Pierre to Rapid City by car takes about 3 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fort Pierre to Rapid City due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Rapid City can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Guernsey.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens
Storybook Island ©
Storybook Island

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Guernsey

Guernsey ©
Guernsey is a town in Platte County, Wyoming, United States. On the 25th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Register Cliffs, immerse yourself in nature at Guernsey State Park, and then hike along Oregon Trail Ruts.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Guernsey itinerary planner.

Drive from Rapid City to Guernsey in 3.5 hours. In July in Guernsey, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Guernsey

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
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Guernsey State Park ©
Guernsey State Park

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