8 days in Rapid City Itinerary

8 days in Rapid City Itinerary

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Rapid City
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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.
Mount Moriah Cemetery and Chapel in the Hills will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rapid City: Custer (Custer State Park, Sylvan Lake, & more), Crazy Horse Memorial (in Crazy Horse) and Historic Old Town (in Deadwood). There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reptile Gardens, take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City, don't miss a visit to Dinosaur Park, and explore the striking landscape of Minuteman Missile National Historic Site.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rapid City road trip tool .

In July, daily temperatures in Rapid City can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Custer, Keystone, Deadwood, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Crazy Horse Memorial
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Reptile Gardens
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Mount Moriah Cemetery

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