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 Custer (Needles Eye Tunnel, Sylvan Lake, &more), Devils Tower (Tower Trail & Devils Tower National Monument) and Mount Rushmore National Memorial (in Keystone). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Country USA, take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City, cruise along Loop Road, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rapid City holiday maker site.

In July, daily temperatures in Rapid City can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Custer, Badlands National Park, Devils Tower, Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
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Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Downtown Rapid City ©
Downtown Rapid City
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens

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