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Sturgis 2014 - Trip planning Help!

How do you guys normally get to Sturgis? A few friends & I are going to ride out this year. We were planning on 4 days to get there.

Day 1

Concord NH to Buffalo (via Albany NY) - approx. 500 miles

Day 2

Buffalo NY to Muskegon MI (Via Cleveland OH) - approx. 500 miles - there are few who cannot cut thru Canada....

Day 3

Muskegon MI to Milwaukee WI - 2.5hr Ferry ride then Harley museum

Milwaukee WI to Sioux City IA approx. 500 miles

Day 4

Sioux City to Sturgis SD - approx. 375 miles.

Any hints? places to stay etc??

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Add about 75-100 miles to the last leg depending on route. Your estimate is a little off..... unless you're a crow.

Best route from Sioux City is go up I 29 to the Worthing exit, and jump on SD44 That will take you all the way across South Dakota. Nice wide 2 lane, very little traffic, and plenty of gas stops. And you don't have to deal with truck traffic. This will help with construction http://www.safetravelusa.com/sd/ SD44 actually looks pretty clean this year.

And best of all, once you cross the Missouri river, it's like hitting a geological switch. The scenery gets really awesome. And SD44 takes you through the Southern Badlands.






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I was at a wedding last week end at a place called Recreational springs In Lead SD and they still have rooms left nice clean place 6 miles from Dead wood if you stay in Sturgis get ready to sit in traffic stayed there twice and then stayed in Dead wood much better
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[QUOTE=WoodsyNH;1930281]How do you guys normally get to Sturgis?

I usually ride my motorcycle


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