5 days in Rapid City Itinerary

5 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mount Moriah Cemetery and Minuteman Missile National Historic Site. Step out of the city life by going to Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Badlands National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Rapid City: Badlands National Park (Loop Road & Yellow Mounds Overlook), Badlands National Park (in Interior) and Custer (Black Hills National Forest & Needles Eye Tunnel). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City, tee off at Hart Ranch Golf Course, meet the residents at Reptile Gardens, and admire the striking features of Chapel in the Hills.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rapid City day trip planning website .

In August, daytime highs in Rapid City are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Custer, Badlands National Park, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, Badlands National Park
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Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest

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