This is our itinerary.
My husband now says he would like to go to Little Big Horn.
Do you think I can cut 1 night from Deadwood and spend it near Little Big Horn ( I'm assuming Billings ) ?
AAA says it's about a 3-4 hr drive from Deadwood.
What do you think ???
DAY 1 - FRI 9/9 - flight into RAPID CITY arrives @ 9:35am
Night ceremony at Mt Rushmore
Reptile Gardens (more time) and Bear Country (less time)
DINNER @ PRAIRIE BERRY WINERY
NITE 1 - Holiday Inn Express Hill City
DAY 2 - SAT 9/10
Mt Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Jewel Cave, Sylvan Lake
PICNIC LUNCH @ SYLVAN LAKE
DINNER @ ALPINE INN - HILL CITY
NITE 2 - Holiday Inn Express Hill City
DAY 3 - SUN 9/11
Custer / Peter Norbeck Hwy, Iron Mtn Road, Wildlife Loop ( do in early am )
drive to top of Mount Coolidge
DINNER @ BLUE BELL LODGE
NITE 3 - Holiday Inn Express Hill City
DAY 4 - MON 9/12 FULL MOON
Cascade Falls, Mammoth Site, Wild Horse Sanctuary
DINNER @ STATE GAME LODGE
NITE 4 - Holiday Inn Express Hill City
DAY 5 - TUES 9/13
Badlands / Loop, Wounded Knee, Minute Man, Prairie Dog Town, Wall Drug
LUNCH @ WOOD KNIFE CAFÉ / DINNER @ CEDAR PASS LODGE
NITE 5 - Cedar Pass Lodge
DAY 6 - WED 9/14
Head to Deadwood area / Spearfish Canyon, Roughlock Falls, Spearfish Falls
Mt Moriah cemetery, Saloon #10 / Adams Museum & House / Bullock Hotel
LUNCH @ CHEYENE CROSSING / DINNER @ THYME CAFÉ & BISTRO
NITE 6 - The Lodge At Deadwood
DAY 7 - THURS 9/15
DINNER @ JAKE'S
NITE 7 - The Lodge At Deadwood
DAY 8 - FRI 9/16 - flight leaves @ 3:30pm
drive US Hwy385 tro Hwy16 to Rapid City to stop at
LUNCH @ SUGAR SHACK
drive USHwy14A to I-90 to Rapid City for direct route