United States Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report WNY, Cleveland, and Niagara on the Lake
  2. 2 Florida with a 2 year old
  3. 3 Trip Report West Virginia -the 49th state!
  4. 4 Grand Canyon in February?? Doable?
  5. 5 Tetons, Yellowstone help
  6. 6 Driving through Chicago area to Wisconsin
  7. 7 Yellowstone NP planning questions
  8. 8 Boat Tour Suggestion in Kauai or Helicopter Instead?
  9. 9 Makana Charter Reviews in Kauai?
  10. 10 Montana from Salt Lake City: Help!
  11. 11 Holton Head, Amelia Island or ????
  12. 12 Four days in Maine for Anniversary & Birthday
  13. 13 Economical Restaurants in Oahu; Especially Waikiki
  14. 14 Solo Yosemite Lodging
  15. 15 Total Eclipse of the Sun visible in USA - plan ahead for August 21, 2017
  16. 16 ASAP Help w/San Fran to San Diego 12 day road trip with young kids
  17. 17 transportation from Plano TX to Norman OK
  18. 18 First Time to Seattle-Portland-Willamette Valley
  19. 19 June 2018 cruise in SE Alaska
  20. 20 7 days in colorado
  21. 21 Which National Park summer 2018 with kids
  22. 22 Grand Canyon, Lake Powell, Zion..
  23. 23 Denver to Mesa Verde National Park
  24. 24 Please provide info on NYC Tenement Museum
  25. 25 Trip Report yk's family trip to The Berkshires, July 2017
View next 25 » Back to the top

Black Hills and Mt Rushmore

Jump to last reply

We are a couple with a 2 year old daughter. We are planning a roadtrip trip to the Black Hills from Minneapolis this labor day. Need help in critiquing and providing advice around our itinerary planned as follows

Day 1: Depart Minneapolis, stay at Sioux Falls, SD
Day 2: Drive to Badlands, stay inside the park at Cedar pass lodge (Visit Corn Palace, Mitchell enroute)
Day 3: Visit Reptile Gardens then drive to and stay at Keystone, SD (via Hwy 44). Drive Needles Hwy in the afternoon and visit Mt Rushmore in the night.
Day 4: Visit Mt Rushmore in the morning, then drive to and stay at Hot Springs via Custer State Park (Iron Mountain Road, Wildlife Loop)
Day 5: Visit Mammoth Site. Drive to and stay at Custer. Visit Jewel Caves
Day 6: Drive to and stay at Deadwood, SD. Visit Crazy Horse enroute.
Day 7: Drive back towards Minneapolis. Visit Wall Drugs and stay at Chamberlain for the night.
Day 8: Reach Minneapolis

Anything we are missing and should add? Any portion that's rushed? Would it be possible to fit in Devils Tower....is it worth it? Anything else thats offbeat but interesting and worth exploring in the area.

9 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement