7 days in Rapid City Itinerary

7 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.
Explore Rapid City's surroundings by going to Deadwood (Adams Museum & Mount Moriah Cemetery), Custer (Wildlife Loop Road, Needles Eye Tunnel, & more) and Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs). There's still lots to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reptile Gardens, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, take a memorable drive along Loop Road, and find something for the whole family at Storybook Island.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rapid City holiday builder site .

August in Rapid City sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

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Custer, Badlands National Park, Deadwood, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
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Reptile Gardens
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial
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Loop Road

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