9 days in Black Hills & Badlands & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

9 days in Black Hills & Badlands & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Deadwood
— 2 nights
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Keystone
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Deadwood

Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Explore hidden gems such as Adams Museum and Adams House. Get in touch with nature at Roughlock Falls Nature Area and Spirit of the Hills Wildlife Sanctuary. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Old Town, take in the exciting artwork at Termesphere Gallery, and shop like a local with Scott Jacobs Studio.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Deadwood trip planner.

West Bend to Deadwood is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. June in Deadwood sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Keystone.

Things to do in Deadwood

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

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Find places to stay Jun 19 — 22:

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and then get interesting insight from Black Hills Helicopters.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Keystone planner.

Traveling by car from Deadwood to Keystone takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Deadwood to Keystone is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in June, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Museums · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 22 — 23:

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Yellowstone National Park

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, then take in the dramatic natural features at Biscuit Basin, and finally get outside with Morning Glory Pool. Keep things going the next day: get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Beryl Spring, then take in the dramatic natural features at Artists Paintpots, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gibbon Falls, and finally identify plant and animal life at Firehole Canyon Drive.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Keystone in June: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 66°F and lows are around 34°F. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 26:

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