3 days in Rapid City Itinerary

3 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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chapel in the Hills. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rapid City: Wall Drug (in Wall), Mount Rushmore National Memorial (in Keystone) and Badlands National Park (Loop Road & Badlands Wall). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Country USA, take an unorthodox tour of Cosmos Mystery Area, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Reptile Gardens, and take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rapid City journey planner.

In May, daily temperatures in Rapid City can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Badlands National Park, Wall Drug, Needles Eye Tunnel, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Chapel in the Hills ©
Chapel in the Hills
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial

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