5 days in South Dakota Itinerary

5 days in South Dakota Itinerary

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5 days in South Dakota Itinerary

Boston
bus + Fly + taxi:  8​h 30​min
Crazy Horse
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Badlands National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
Boston

2
days
Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse ©
Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, take a memorable drive along Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, and then stop by Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Crazy Horse travel itinerary creator.

Boston to Crazy Horse is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Boston in November, expect Crazy Horse to be a bit cooler, temps between 42°F and 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Crazy Horse

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Keystone, Custer, Granite Sports, Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway
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Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Crazy Horse Memorial ©
Crazy Horse Memorial

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.
On the 21st (Tue), browse the different shops at Wall Drug Store, take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, and then explore and take pictures at Loop Road.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Badlands National Park holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Crazy Horse to Badlands National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Crazy Horse to Badlands National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Wall Drug Store
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Wall Drug Store
Wall Drug Store

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