3 days in Rapid City Itinerary

3 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.
Chapel in the Hills has been added to your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Hot Springs (J.H. Keith Park and Whitney Preserve at Cascade Springs, Angostura Recreation Area, & more), Trails, Trains and Pioneers Museum (in Edgemont) and Pine Ridge Reservation (in Manderson). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Windcross Conservancy, take in the pleasant sights at Buffalo Gap National Grassland, and stroll through Elk Mountain Nature Trail.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rapid City visit planner.

In July, daily temperatures in Rapid City can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Hot Springs, Windcross Conservancy, Trails, Trains and Pioneers Museum, Pine Ridge Reservation, Elk Mountain Nature Trail
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Chapel in the Hills ©
Chapel in the Hills
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Angostura Recreation Area ©
Angostura Recreation Area

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