10 days in Black Hills & Badlands Itinerary

10 days in Black Hills & Badlands Itinerary

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Fly to Rapid City Regional Airport, Drive to Interior
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Interior
— 2 nights
Drive
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Custer
— 4 nights
Drive
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Deadwood
— 3 nights
Fly

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Interior

Interior is a town in Jackson County, South Dakota, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Interior side-trips: Wall Drug (in Wall), Minuteman Missile National Historic Site (in Philip) and Badlands National Park (Panorama Point Overlook, Loop Road, &more). Spend the 28th (Fri) exploring nature at Badlands National Park. There's more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Big Badlands Overlook and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burns Basin Overlook.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Interior trip planning tool.

Atlanta to Interior is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Atlanta to Interior due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Atlanta in May; daily highs in Interior reach 70°F and lows reach 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Interior

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

4
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Custer

Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Get out of town with these interesting Custer side-trips: Wind Cave National Park (in Wind Cave National Park) and Presidential Trail (in Keystone). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, admire all the interesting features of Wildlife Loop Road, pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial, and explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Custer route planner.

Drive from Interior to Custer in 2 hours. In May, Custer is a bit cooler than Interior - with highs of 59°F and lows of 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Deadwood.

Things to do in Custer

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

3
nights
Deadwood

Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Venture out of the city with trips to Devils Tower (Tower Trail, Devils Tower National Monument, &more) and Roughlock Falls State Nature Area (in Lead). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Moriah Cemetery, get engrossed in the history at Adams Museum, engage your brain at Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, and appreciate the history behind Mt Roosevelt Monument.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Deadwood trip planning tool.

Getting from Custer to Deadwood by car takes about 1.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Custer to Deadwood due to the time zone difference. In June in Deadwood, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Deadwood

Nature · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips