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Deadwood to Lima (Ohio) drive

2 travelers   /   driving   /   3 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

Deadwood to Lima (Ohio) road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Deadwood to Lima (Ohio). If you're planning a road trip to Lima (Ohio), you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Deadwood and Lima (Ohio). Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Deadwood and Lima (Ohio). Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Deadwood
drive for about 2 hours

11:56 am  Badlands National Park
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 12:56 pm
drive for about 4 hours

4:48 pm  Mitchell Corn Palace
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 5:48 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

7:14 pm  Sioux Falls
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 7 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Sioux Falls
drive for about 2 hours

12:09 pm  Blue Earth
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 1:09 pm
drive for about 3 hours

4:05 pm  La Crosse (Wisconsin)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 5:05 pm
drive for about 2 hours

7:17 pm  Madison
stay overnight and leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 7.5 hours
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 Day 3

9:00 am  leave from Madison
drive for about 2.5 hours

11:38 am  Chicago
eat at Lou Malnati's Pizzeria
stay for about 4 hours and leave at 3:38 pm
drive for about 2 hours

5:26 pm  Mishawaka
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 6:26 pm
drive for about 3 hours

9:18 pm  arrive in Lima (Ohio)

day 3 driving ≈ 7.5 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Deadwood, South Dakota.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Badlands National Park  (27 mentions)
Mitchell Corn Palace  (2 mentions)
Sioux Falls  (7 answers)
    questions about Sioux Falls:
        First timer to Sioux Falls- what are the best outdoor things to do/explore?
Blue Earth
La Crosse (Wisconsin)  (3 answers)
Madison  (24 answers)
    Wisconsin State Capitol  (3 mentions)
    restaurants around Madison:
        The Old Fashioned
        Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co
        Ha Long Bay
    questions about Madison:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Madison?
        Family-friendly campsites near Madison for large groups
        Where is there a good Japanese restaurant?
        One day trip, looking for a good time under $100
        Catholic Easter Vigil Mass with good music in Madison?
Chicago  (271 answers)
    Millennium Park  (54 mentions)
    The Art Institute of Chicago  (48 mentions)
    Shedd Aquarium  (46 mentions)
    Willis Tower  (38 mentions)
    Lincoln Park Zoo  (35 mentions)
    restaurants around Chicago:
        Lou Malnati's Pizzeria
        Pequod's Pizza
        Girl & the Goat
        Big Star
        Au Cheval
    questions about Chicago:
        Best Chicago pizza?
        What is your favorite restaurant in Chicago?
        What to do in one weekend in Chicago?
        airport transportation
        What are the coolest hotels in downtown Chicago?

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Lima, Ohio.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in Lima (Ohio)?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Lima (Ohio).

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Lima (Ohio) to Deadwood drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Deadwood to Lima (Ohio). Or get a full Deadwood to Lima (Ohio) flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Deadwood well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Deadwood!

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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 1,179 miles
driving time of 17 hours, 30 minutes
Lima (Ohio) is 2 hours ahead of Deadwood
10 Deadwood travel answers
7 Sioux Falls travel answers
1 Blue Earth travel answer
3 La Crosse (Wisconsin) travel answers
24 Madison travel answers
271 Chicago travel answers
1 Mishawaka travel answer
1 Lima (Ohio) travel answer

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