6 days in Houston & South Dakota Itinerary

6 days in Houston & South Dakota Itinerary

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Houston
— 1 night
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Keystone
— 2 nights
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Wall
— 1 night
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Sioux Falls
— 1 night

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Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strand, then take a tour by water with Galveston Water Adventures, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery and then get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Houston trip itinerary maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Houston. Expect a daytime high around 95°F in August, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Houston

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

Galveston
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The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
The Seawall ©
The Seawall
Galveston Water Adventures ©
Galveston Water Adventures

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): do a tasting at Prairie Berry Winery, appreciate the history behind Crazy Horse Memorial, and then stroll through Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Iron Mountain Road, then explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, and finally catch all the local highlights with Black Hills Helicopters.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Keystone route planner.

Getting from Houston to Keystone by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Houston to Keystone. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Houston in August: highs in Keystone hover around 77°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Wall.

Things to do in Keystone

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Custer, Crazy Horse Memorial, Prairie Berry Winery
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Crazy Horse Memorial ©
Crazy Horse Memorial
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake

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Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Wall Drug, explore the striking landscape at Badlands Wall, cruise along Loop Road, then explore the striking landscape at Panorama Point Overlook, and finally explore the striking landscape of White River Valley Overlook.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Wall trip planner.

Drive from Keystone to Wall in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Keystone in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Wall: highs are around 87°F and lows about 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Wall

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Badlands National Park
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Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Wall Drug ©
Wall Drug
Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. On the 22nd (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph Cathedral and then stroll around Falls Park.

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Traveling by car from Wall to Sioux Falls takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Wall to Sioux Falls due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Wall in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Sioux Falls: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Historic Sites · Parks
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Falls Park ©
Falls Park
St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral

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