5 days in South Dakota Itinerary

5 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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5 days in South Dakota Itinerary

Seattle
Fly + taxi:  7​h 45​min
Crazy Horse
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
Badlands National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  7​h 45​min
Seattle

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Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Crazy Horse: Rapid City (Downtown Rapid City & Bear Country USA) and Custer State Park (in Custer).

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Crazy Horse sightseeing planner.

Seattle to Crazy Horse is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Crazy Horse. When traveling from Seattle in December, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Crazy Horse: temperatures range from 34°F by day to 14°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Crazy Horse

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Custer, Rapid City, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Needles Highway
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Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Crazy Horse Memorial ©
Crazy Horse Memorial

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): browse the different shops at Wall Drug Store, take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, and then admire all the interesting features of Loop Road.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Badlands National Park itinerary planner.

Getting from Crazy Horse to Badlands National Park by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Crazy Horse to Badlands National Park due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Wall Drug Store
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Wall Drug Store
Wall Drug Store

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