9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Laramie
— 1 day
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Cheyenne
— 1 night
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Hot Springs
— 1 night
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Custer
— 1 night
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Crazy Horse
— Few hours
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Keystone
— 1 night
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Badlands National Park
— 1 night
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Rapid City
— Few hours
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Devils Tower
— 1 night
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Deadwood
— 1 night
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Sturgis
— Few hours
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Mooresville
— 1 night

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Laramie

Laramie ©
Laramie is a city and the county seat of Albany County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site and then delve into the lush surroundings at Medicine Bow National Forest.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Laramie day trip planning site.

New York City to Laramie is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in October, you will find days in Laramie are slightly colder (58°F), and nights are colder (30°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Laramie

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Cheyenne

Cheyenne ©
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. On the 10th (Sat), take a memorable drive along Happy Jack Road, pause for some photo ops at Cheyenne Big Boots, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Wyoming State Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cheyenne online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Laramie to Cheyenne takes an hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Laramie in October since evenings lows in Cheyenne dip to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Childrens Museums · Museums
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Children’s Museum
Wyoming State Museum
4.7

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Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Hot Springs is a city in Fall River County, South Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): stroll through Windcross Conservancy, then explore the fascinating underground world of Wind Cave National Park, and then learn more about the world around you at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hot Springs trip planner.

You can drive from Cheyenne to Hot Springs in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cheyenne in October: highs in Hot Springs hover around 57°F, while lows dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Custer.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Wildlife · Parks · Childrens Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Natural History Museum
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
4.7
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Wildlife Area
Windcross Conservancy
4.4

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Custer

Custer
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): see the world from above with Black Hills Aerial Adventures.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Custer journey planner.

Getting from Hot Springs to Custer by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in October, and nighttime lows around 34°F. You will leave for Crazy Horse on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Custer

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Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Crazy Horse Memorial.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Crazy Horse tour planner.

Crazy Horse is just a stone's throw from Custer. In October, daily temperatures in Crazy Horse can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Keystone.
Highlights from your trip

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Keystone

Keystone ©

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Keystone trip builder app.

Getting from Crazy Horse to Keystone by car takes about an hour. In October, daytime highs in Keystone are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Helicopter Tour
Black Hills Helicopters
5.0
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Hiking Trail
Presidential Trail
4.7

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Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Badlands National Park day trip website.

Getting from Keystone to Badlands National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Keystone, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Badlands National Park, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 36°F. On the 14th (Wed), you're off to Rapid City.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA and then wander the streets of Downtown Rapid City.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rapid City trip builder.

You can drive from Badlands National Park to Rapid City in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Rapid City can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Rapid City

Wildlife · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Must see
Bear Country USA
4.4
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Neighborhood
Downtown Rapid City
4.5

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Devils Tower

Devils Tower ©
A trip to Devils Tower proves equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and nature enthusiasts on the lookout for unique geological formations.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): go for a walk through Tower Trail and then explore the striking landscape at Devils Tower National Monument.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Devils Tower online travel planner.

You can drive from Rapid City to Devils Tower in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. October in Devils Tower sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 37°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Deadwood.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
Devils Tower National Monument
4.8

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Deadwood

Deadwood
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Deadwood online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Devils Tower to Deadwood takes 1.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Devils Tower to Deadwood due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 38°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Fri) before leaving for Sturgis.
Highlights from your trip

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Sturgis

Sturgis
Sturgis is a city in Meade County, South Dakota, United States. To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sturgis trip planning website.

Sturgis is very close to Deadwood. In October, daily temperatures in Sturgis can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. You will leave for Mooresville on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Sturgis

Museums · Parks · Tours · Fun & Games

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Mooresville

Mooresville ©
Mooresville is a town in southern Iredell County, North Carolina, USA. On the 17th (Sat), test your team's savvy at Race City Escapes, then relax in the rural setting at Carrigan Farms, and then identify plant and animal life at The Lazy 5 Ranch.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read Mooresville trip builder website.

Explore your travel options from Sturgis to Mooresville with the Route module. Traveling from Sturgis to Mooresville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sturgis in October: high temperatures in Mooresville hover around 72°F and lows are around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mooresville

Wildlife · Parks · Fun & Games
Highlights from your trip
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Wildlife Area
The Lazy 5 Ranch
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Room Escape Game
Race City Escapes
4.9

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