Downtown Rapid City, Rapid City

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Downtown Rapid City features over 70 shops, 33 restaurants, 15 art galleries, several theatres, abundant street art, and year-round events. Starting at the downtown's main street square, begin looking for bronze sculptures that depict community and art. Part of the downtown culture includes graffiti-filled back allies, street performers and antique stores. You can go shopping for jewelry, books, vinyl records, clothing, accessories, and more. Don't miss the handcrafted ice cream with over 1,000 flavor combinations at the creamery, or have homemade fudge, caramel apples, and everything made of chocolate from the chocolate factory. Specialized venues include a brewery, wine cellars, ale house, and hookah lounge. For Downtown Rapid City and beyond, use our Rapid City online sightseeing planner to get the most from your Rapid City vacation.
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  • What a fun place! We did a movie under the stars one night and another night they had a band and dualing piano's. Great family fun for everyone! Lots of places to eat ...and get ice cream. Art Alley w...  more »
  • It was fun to walk the streets looking at the statues of the various presidents. I enjoyed seeing how each president was displayed--Kennedy with his son, Reagan with his cowboy hat, etc.  more »
  • Rapid City is called The City of the Presidents because in the DOWNTOWN you will find all the presidents in life size bronze sculptures. They are portrayed in a manner hinting of their history. You ca...  more »

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