7 days in Rapid City & Fort Collins Itinerary

7 days in Rapid City & Fort Collins Itinerary

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Rapid City
— 1 night
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Fort Collins
— 4 nights
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Rapid City
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Rapid City

— 1 night

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rapid City vacation maker app.

Minot to Rapid City is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Minot to Rapid City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Minot in March; daily highs in Rapid City reach 50°F and lows reach 27°F. On the 7th (Mon), you'll travel to Fort Collins.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Fort Collins

— 4 nights
Called vibrant, eclectic and authentic, Fort Collins tops “best of” lists year after year thanks to its myriad of cultural opportunities.
For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Fort Collins online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Rapid City to Fort Collins takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rapid City in March, you will find days in Fort Collins are a bit warmer (57°F), and nights are about the same (28°F). You'll set off for Rapid City on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Fort Collins

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Shopping

Rapid City

— 1 night

Gateway to the Black Hills

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rapid City day trip website.

Getting from Fort Collins to Rapid City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Fort Collins, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rapid City, ranging from highs of 50°F to lows of 27°F. On the 12th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature