11 Fun things to do in Rapid City, South Dakota

Its Travel Zone

his iconic landmark is a must-see for any visitor to South Dakota. Be sure to take a walk along the Presidential Trail for great views of the monument.

Mount Rushmore

Crazy Horse Memorial

his ongoing sculpture project is a tribute to the Lakota Sioux warrior Crazy Horse.

Custer State Park

This beautiful park offers a variety of activities, including hiking, biking, fishing, and wildlife viewing. You might even spot a herd of buffalo roaming the prairie.

Black Hills

The Black Hills are a stunning mountain range with plenty of scenic overlooks and interesting places to stop along the way.

Akta Lakota Museum

This museum is dedicated to preserving the history and culture of the Lakota people.

Jewel Cave National Monument

Cave National Park or Jewel Cave National Monument. These two caves are home to some of the most spectacular cave formations in the world.

Journey Museum

This museum also has exhibits on the history of the Black Hills and the Lakota people.

Main Street Square

This area is home to a variety of shops, restaurants, and galleries. Be sure to check out the City of Presidents bronze statues scattered around the area.

Dinosaur Park

This park features a variety of dinosaur sculptures, as well as stunning views of the Black Hills.

Bear Country USA

This drive-thru wildlife park allows you to see a variety of animals, including bears, wolves, and elk.

Rushmore Plaza Civic Center

This art deco building hosts a variety of events, including concerts, plays, and art exhibits.

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