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Rapid City to Duluth (Minnesota) drive

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  Rapid City
 Badlands National Park
 Best Western Graham's
 Corn Palace
 Sioux Falls
 Worthington (Minnesota)
   Duluth (Minnesota) 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Rapid City to Duluth (Minnesota) road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Rapid City to Duluth (Minnesota). If you're planning a road trip to Duluth (Minnesota), you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Rapid City and Duluth (Minnesota). Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Rapid City and Duluth (Minnesota). 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 Rapid City
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:20 am  Badlands National Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:20 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

1:42 pm  stay at Best Western Graham's
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:42 pm
drive for about 3 hours

5:28 pm  Corn Palace
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:28 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

7:54 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 59 minutes

10:59 am  Worthington (Minnesota)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:59 am
drive for about 3 hours

3:06 pm  Minneapolis
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:06 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

6:32 pm  arrive in Duluth (Minnesota)

day 2 driving ≈ 6.5 hours
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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Rapid City, 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)

Best Western Graham's

Corn Palace  (4 mentions)

Sioux Falls  (7 answers)
    questions about Sioux Falls:
        First timer to Sioux Falls- what are the best outdoor things to do/explore?

Worthington (Minnesota)

Minneapolis  (46 answers)
    Lake Calhoun  (23 mentions)
    Lake Harriet  (21 mentions)
    Lake Of The Isles  (17 mentions)
    Minnehaha Falls  (10 mentions)
    Minnehaha Park  (8 mentions)
    restaurants around Minneapolis:
        The Bachelor Farmer
        112 Eatery
        Sea Salt Eatery
        Midtown Global Market
        Psycho Suzi's
    questions about Minneapolis:
        Is the Mall of America worth visiting?
        Fine dining in Minneapolis?
        What are the best lakes in and/or around Minneapolis?
        What are your favorite restaurants in Minneapolis?
        Best areas to stay in Minneapolis?

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Duluth, Minnesota.

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

What are some things to do in Duluth (Minnesota)?

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!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Duluth (Minnesota). Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Sierra from Madisonville asked:
2 days near Duluth  (2 answers)

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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 Duluth (Minnesota) to Rapid City 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 Rapid City to Duluth (Minnesota). Or get a full Rapid City to Duluth (Minnesota) 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 Rapid City well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Rapid City!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 729 miles
driving time of 10 hours, 44 minutes
Duluth (Minnesota) is 1 hour ahead of Rapid City
13 Rapid City travel answers
7 Sioux Falls travel answers
1 Worthington (Minnesota) travel answer
46 Minneapolis travel answers
7 Duluth (Minnesota) travel answers


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