South Dakota is a vast state with many natural wonders and a small population – making it a great destination for outdoor lovers looking to escape the crowds!
This three-day itinerary is designed to be driven east to west, but can easily be completed in reverse order. It is ideal for a long weekend, or as an addition to a longer trip on your way to the western or southwestern United States.
With this South Dakota road trip itinerary, you’ll see the best destinations the state has to offer:
Day 1: Sioux Falls
Start your road trip with a stop in Sioux Falls, the most populated city in South Dakota. This city has a cute downtown with an Americana vibe and plenty of shops and restaurants to choose from.
Falls Park: Start exploring Sioux Falls in Falls Park, an expansive park that is home to the city’s namesake waterfall. It