16 days in South Dakota Itinerary

16 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sioux Falls
— 4 nights
2
Wall
— 3 nights
3
Deadwood
— 3 nights
4
Custer
— 5 nights

4
nights
Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to De Smet (Laura Ingles Wilder Historic Homes & Ingalls Homestead - Laura's Living Prairie). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Falls Park, stroll through SculptureWalk & The Arc of Dreams Sioux Falls, get a new perspective on nature at Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History, and contemplate the waterfront views at Arrowhead Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sioux Falls trip maker.

Denver to Sioux Falls is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Denver to Sioux Falls due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Sioux Falls are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Wall.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

De Smet
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Butterfly House & Aquarium ©
Butterfly House & Aquarium
Falls Park ©
Falls Park
Ingalls Homestead - Laura's Living Prairie ©

3
nights
Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Wall: Badlands National Park (Panorama Point Overlook & Notch Trail). There's much more to do: look for gifts at Wall Drug, explore the striking landscape at Yellow Mounds Overlook, tour the pleasant surroundings at Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, and cruise along Loop Road.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Wall day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Sioux Falls to Wall takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Sioux Falls to Wall is minus 1 hour. In June in Wall, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Deadwood.

Things to do in Wall

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Deadwood is known for historic sites, nightlife, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Moriah Cemetery, stroll through Deadwood Trailhead George S. Mickelson Trail, explore and take pictures at Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, and contemplate the long history of Adams House.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Deadwood itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Wall to Deadwood takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Wall to Deadwood, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Wall in June, expect nights in Deadwood to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are little chillier, around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Custer.

Things to do in Deadwood

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Spearfish, Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center
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D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Adams Museum ©
Adams Museum

5
nights
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs) and Presidential Trail (in Keystone). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Head underground at Jewel Cave National Monument, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and cruise along Wildlife Loop Road.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Custer trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Deadwood to Custer takes 1.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Deadwood to Custer is minus 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Custer are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Custer

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Keystone, Hill City, Crazy Horse Memorial, Needles Highway, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake

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