5 days in South Dakota Itinerary

5 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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5 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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

1
night
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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cedar Rapids to Badlands National Park. Traveling from Cedar Rapids in December, plan for little chillier nights in Badlands National Park, with lows around 10°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Crazy Horse.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

#Scenic Drive, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Wall Drug
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Wall Drug ©
Wall Drug

3
nights
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 find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Crazy Horse trip planner .

Traveling by car from Badlands National Park to Crazy Horse takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Crazy Horse can reach 34°F, while at night they dip to 13°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can 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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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Crazy Horse Memorial ©
Crazy Horse Memorial

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