9 days in Rapid City Itinerary

9 days in Rapid City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Rapid City trip itinerary planner

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Rapid City
— 8 nights

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Rapid City

— 8 nights

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Do your shopping at Wall Drug and Suzie Cappa Art Center. Your inner history buff will appreciate Minuteman Missile National Historic Site and Adams House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rapid City: Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs), Devils Tower (Tower Trail & Devils Tower National Monument) and Mount Rushmore National Memorial (in Keystone). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Bear Country USA, take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City, admire all the interesting features of Loop Road, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Geology.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rapid City sightseeing planner.

In May in Rapid City, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 45°F at night.

Things to do in Rapid City

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips