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Fun Things To Do In Rapid City, SD
Attractions, Sightseeing and Events
Unpack in Rapid City. Unwind in the Black Hills. Nestled on the foothills of the Black Hills of South Dakota, Rapid City shines as a hub of this region's vacation activities. From Native American culture to the majestic National Parks and Monuments, you will find a wealth of opportunity in the Black Hills, home to the mysterious Badlands and Devils Tower, Wind and Jewel Caves, and the majestic Mount Rushmore. Custer State Park and Crazy Horse are also one-of-a-kind, must see attractions. Every trip to the Black Hills should include a trip to The Journey Museum where you can take an incredible trek through over 2.5 billion years of Black Hills history. Also, visit Prairie Edge Trading Co. & Galleries, located in downtown Rapid City. Prairie Edge is an enormous mercantile of Indian-made goods showcasing the culture, crafts and art of the Plains Indians. Rapid City also boasts numerous free attractions, including the Stavkirke Chapel, the Museum of Geology, and The City of Presidents, where visitors can view life-sized bronze statues of our nations Presidents on downtown street corners. Coupled with the nearly 4,300 sleeping rooms located throughout Rapid City, nearly 100 quality restaurants and numerous enticing attractions Rapid City is the perfect hub for any Black Hills experience.
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Wind Cave National Park
National Park in Hot Springs, SD USA
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
National Park in Keystone, SD USA
1880 Train, Black Hills Central Railroad
Excursion in Hill City, SD USA
We are a scenic train ride in the Black Hills of S.D.
Bear Country USA
Zoo in Rapid City, SD USA
A Unique Drive Thru Wildlife Park.
Black Hills Glass Blowers
Arts and Craft in Keystone, SD USA
Glassblowing studio and showroom.
Chapel in the Hills
Historic Site in Rapid City, SD USA
Exact replica of an 860-year old Norwegian Stave Church.
D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery & Archives
Historic Site in Spearfish, SD USA
Free Family Atrraction in the Black Hills~ Feed the fish!.
Jewel Cave National Monument
National Park in Custer, SD USA
Main Street Square
Scenic in Rapid City, SD USA
Public plaza at Sixth and Main St. in Downtown Rapid City.
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, SD
Museum in Hot Springs, SD USA
At least 61 mammoths have been discovered.
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Best Time to Visit Rapid City
The best time to visit Rapid City, South Dakota is during the spring, summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the mid 60's and highs in the upper 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 50's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the low 40's and highs in the low 50's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the upper 20's.
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Rapid City Visitor Bureau
Rapid City Convention & Visitors Bureau
Free Rapid City Visitor Guide
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