19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Rapid City
— 5 nights
2
Pierre
— 4 nights
3
Aberdeen
— 2 nights
4
Brookings
— 5 nights

5
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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
You'll explore and learn at Adams Museum and Adams House. Discover out-of-the-way places like Prairie Edge Trading Co. & Galleries and Big Badlands Overlook. Explore Rapid City's surroundings by going to Minuteman Missile National Historic Site (in Philip), Bridal Veil Falls (in Spearfish) and Days of '76 Museum (in Deadwood). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Main Street Square, look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Country USA, take an in-depth tour of America's Founding Fathers Exhibit, and get your game on at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rapid City trip itinerary maker app.

Stockholm, Sweden to Rapid City is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Stockholm to Rapid City, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Rapid City is somewhat warmer than Stockholm - with highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Pierre.

Things to do in Rapid City

Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Badlands National Park, Deadwood, Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, Delta-09 Missile Silo, Bridal Veil Falls
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Downtown Rapid City ©
Downtown Rapid City
Adams Museum ©
Adams Museum
Adams House ©
Adams House

4
nights
Pierre

Pierre ©
Pierre is the capital of the state of South Dakota and the county seat of Hughes County. Let the collections at Akta Lakota Museum and Pioneer Auto Museum capture your imagination. Step off the beaten path and head to South Dakota's Original 1880 Town and South Dakota Discovery Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Pierre: Allen's Hillside Guide Service - Day Adventures (in Chamberlain) and Old West Trading Post (in Oacoma). The adventure continues: learn about all things military at South Dakota National Guard Museum, head off the coast to La Framboise Island, examine the collection at Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Museum, and explore the world behind art at South Dakota State Historical Society Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Pierre trip planning site.

Getting from Rapid City to Pierre by car takes about 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Rapid City to Pierre is 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Pierre can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Aberdeen.

Things to do in Pierre

Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Chamberlain, Murdo, Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Museum, Old West Trading Post
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South Dakota National Guard Museum ©
South Dakota National Guard Museum
Akta Lakota Museum ©
Akta Lakota Museum
Pioneer Auto Museum ©
Pioneer Auto Museum

2
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Aberdeen

Aberdeen ©
Aberdeen is a city in and the county seat of Brown County, South Dakota, United States, about northeast of Pierre. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): stroll around Wylie Park and then let the kids burn off some steam at Storybook Land and Land of Oz. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Dacotah Prairie Museum and then walk around Richmond Lake Recreation Area.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Aberdeen trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Pierre to Aberdeen takes 3 hours. July in Aberdeen sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Brookings.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games
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Wylie Park ©
Wylie Park
Dacotah Prairie Museum ©
Dacotah Prairie Museum
Storybook Land and Land of Oz ©
Storybook Land and Land of Oz

5
nights
Brookings

Brookings ©
Brookings is a city in Brookings County, South Dakota, United States. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Redlin Art Center and Keepers of the Sacred Tradition of Pipemakers. Children's Museum of South Dakota and Mellette House will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brookings: Pipestone (Pipestone Historic District, Circle Trail, &more), Royal River Casino (in Flandreau) and De Smet (Laura Ingles Wilder Historic Homes, De Smet Cemetery, &more). There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of The South Dakota State Agricultural Heritage Museum and sample the tasty concoctions at Wooden Legs Brewing Company.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Brookings trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Aberdeen to Brookings in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Brookings can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brookings

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Pipestone, Watertown, De Smet, Royal River Casino
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Laura Ingles Wilder Historic Homes ©
Laura Ingles Wilder Historic Homes
Ingalls Homestead - Laura's Living Prairie ©
Redlin Art Center ©
Redlin Art Center

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