5 days in Rapid City Itinerary

5 days in Rapid City Itinerary

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Rapid City
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Rapid City

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South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Venture out of the city with trips to Custer (Custer State Park, Wildlife Loop Road, & more), Badlands National Park (Badlands Wall, Loop Road, & more) and Keystone (Presidential Trail & Mount Rushmore National Memorial). Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Reptile Gardens, appreciate the history behind Crazy Horse Memorial, take in the exciting artwork at Suzie Cappa Art Center, and get your game on at Cosmos Mystery Area.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rapid City travel planner .

In July, daily temperatures in Rapid City can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Custer, Badlands National Park, Keystone, Crazy Horse Memorial
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Chapel in the Hills ©
Chapel in the Hills
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake

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