5 days in Bainbridge Island & Rapid City Itinerary

5 days in Bainbridge Island & Rapid City Itinerary

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Fly to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Drive to Bainbridge Island
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Bainbridge Island
— 2 nights
Drive to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Fly to Rapid City Regional Airport
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Rapid City
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Bainbridge Island

Bainbridge Island is a city in Kitsap County, Washington, United States, and is coextensive with the eponymous island in Puget Sound. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): look for gifts at Churchmouse Yarns & Teas, then take in the exciting artwork at Bainbridge Arts & Crafts, then examine the collection at Bainbridge Island Historical Museum, and finally examine the collection at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. On the next day, brush up on your military savvy at Puget Sound Navy Museum, stroll through Harborside Fountain Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Fay Bainbridge Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bainbridge Island day trip planner.

Chicago to Bainbridge Island is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in January, expect Bainbridge Island to be a bit warmer, temps between 48°F and 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Bainbridge Island

Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

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Rapid City

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
On the 30th (Sat), examine the collection at Museum of Geology, hit the slopes at Terry Peak Ski Area, then get engrossed in the history at Adams Museum, and finally do a tasting at Belle Joli Winery Tasting Room. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sun): head outdoors with Main Street Square, learn about winemaking at Firehouse Wine Cellars, then take in the exciting artwork at Prairie Edge Trading Co. & Galleries, and finally learn about winemaking at Prairie Berry Winery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rapid City day trip tool.

Explore your travel options from Bainbridge Island to Rapid City with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bainbridge Island to Rapid City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bainbridge Island in January, expect nights in Rapid City to be much colder, around 18°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Museums · Outdoors · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips