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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rapid City: Mount Rushmore National Memorial (in Keystone), Wall Drug (in Wall) and Loop Road (in Badlands National Park). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapel in the Hills, explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, and cruise along Wildlife Loop Road.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rapid City trip planner .

In September, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Custer, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Wall Drug, Loop Road
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Chapel in the Hills ©
Chapel in the Hills
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

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