7 days in South Dakota Itinerary

7 days in South Dakota Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Dakota trip itinerary planner

©
This plan was created by another inspirock user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

7 days in South Dakota Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Wall
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Deadwood
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Keystone
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
night
Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. On the 24th (Mon), buy something for everyone on your list at Wall Drug.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Wall trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

New York City to Wall is an approximately 8-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Wall is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Wall when traveling from New York City in June, with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Deadwood.

Things to do in Wall

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Badlands National Park, Minuteman Missile National Historic Site
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Wall Drug ©
Wall Drug
Yellow Mounds Overlook ©
Yellow Mounds Overlook

2
nights
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. On the 26th (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at Scott Jacobs Studio, stroll the grounds of Mount Moriah Cemetery, then contemplate the long history of Adams House, then cruise along Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, and finally learn about winemaking at Belle Joli Winery Sparkling House. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Mt Roosevelt Monument, get to know the fascinating history of Historic Old Town, get engrossed in the history at Adams Museum, then engage your brain at Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Spearfish Falls.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Deadwood road trip site .

Getting from Wall to Deadwood by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Wall to Deadwood, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Wall in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Deadwood, with highs around 75°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Keystone.

Things to do in Deadwood

Museums Historic Sites Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Spearfish Falls, Belle Joli Winery Sparkling House, Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Adams House ©
Adams House
Adams Museum ©
Adams Museum

3
nights
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Prairie Berry Winery and Insideout. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Keystone: Custer (Sylvan Lake, Custer State Park, & more), Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs) and Bicycle Sculpture (in Pringle). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial and cruise along Iron Mountain Road.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Keystone fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Deadwood to Keystone in 1.5 hours. 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. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Keystone

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Custer, Hill City, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Bicycle Sculpture
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Prairie Berry Winery ©
Prairie Berry Winery

Similar Plans

14 days in South Dakota BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, teens, kids, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, teens, kids, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in South Dakota BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 11 days in South Dakota BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, outdoors, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in South Dakota BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in South Dakota BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 9 days in South Dakota BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in South Dakota BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, kids, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, kids, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in South Dakota BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in South Dakota BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 14 days in South Dakota BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in South Dakota BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans