5 days in South Dakota Itinerary

5 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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5 days in South Dakota Itinerary

Cedar Rapids
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Badlands National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Crazy Horse
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
Cedar Rapids

1
day
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 maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Badlands National Park online holiday planner .

Cedar Rapids to Badlands National Park is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Crazy Horse.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Wall Drug
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Wall Drug ©
Wall Drug

3
days
Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Crazy Horse: Custer State Park (in Custer) and Rapid City (Downtown Rapid City & Bear Country USA).

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Crazy Horse route app .

You can drive from Badlands National Park to Crazy Horse in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Badlands National Park to Crazy Horse, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Crazy Horse are 34°F, while nighttime lows are 14°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Crazy Horse

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Custer, Rapid City, Needles Highway, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
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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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