8 days in Rapid City Itinerary

8 days in Rapid City Itinerary

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Rapid City
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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Visit Adams House and Chapel in the Hills for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery and Wades Gold Mill. Explore Rapid City's surroundings by going to Custer (Cathedral Spires Hiking Trail & Horseback Riding Tours), Badlands National Park (Notch Trail, Loop Road, & more) and Tatanka: Story of the Bison (in Deadwood). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harney Peak, identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA, delve into the lush surroundings at Black Hills, and examine the collection at Museum of Geology.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rapid City trip itinerary website .

In August, daily temperatures in Rapid City can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trips

Badlands National Park, South Dakota, Custer, Deadwood, Hill City
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Chapel in the Hills ©
Chapel in the Hills
Roberts Prairie Dog Town ©
Roberts Prairie Dog Town
Horseback Riding Tours

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