11 days in Rapid City Itinerary

11 days in Rapid City Itinerary

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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.
Visiting Badlands National Park and Loop Road will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Mount Moriah Cemetery and Adams House are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Deadwood (Historic Old Town & Scott Jacobs Studio), Vore Buffalo Jump (in Beulah) and Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway (in Spearfish). Spend the 13th (Tue) exploring nature at Badlands National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, cruise along Wildlife Loop Road, and get to know the resident critters at Reptile Gardens.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Rapid City road trip planning app .

In August in Rapid City, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Custer, Deadwood, Badlands National Park, Keystone, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest

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