8 days in Rapid City Itinerary

8 days in Rapid City Itinerary

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Rapid City
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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Kids will enjoy Legion Lake and Museum of Geology. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cathedral Spires Hiking Trail and Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf. Explore Rapid City's surroundings by going to Hot Springs (The Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary & Cascade Falls and Swimming Hole), Delta-09 Missile Silo (in Wall) and Badlands National Park (Big Badlands Overlook, Notch Trail, & more). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Harney Peak, admire all the interesting features of Broken Boot Gold Mine, appreciate the views at Roughlock Falls State Nature Area, and contemplate the waterfront views at Stockade Lake.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rapid City online tour planner .

In July, daytime highs in Rapid City are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Custer, Badlands National Park, Hill City, Hot Springs, Deadwood
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Chapel in the Hills ©
Chapel in the Hills
Roberts Prairie Dog Town ©
Roberts Prairie Dog Town
Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf ©
Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf

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