Downtown Rapid City, Rapid City

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Downtown Rapid City features over 70 shops, 33 restaurants, 15 art galleries, several theatres, abundant street art, and year-round events. Starting at the downtown's main street square, begin looking for bronze sculptures that depict community and art. Part of the downtown culture includes graffiti-filled back allies, street performers and antique stores. You can go shopping for jewelry, books, vinyl records, clothing, accessories, and more. Don't miss the handcrafted ice cream with over 1,000 flavor combinations at the creamery, or have homemade fudge, caramel apples, and everything made of chocolate from the chocolate factory. Specialized venues include a brewery, wine cellars, ale house, and hookah lounge. For Downtown Rapid City and beyond, use our Rapid City online sightseeing planner to get the most from your Rapid City vacation.
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  • very nice place to visit .we visit every statue and every path in downtown .clean and nice place .we will be back to visit soon mount rushmore .  more »
  • There are statues on every corner in the downtown area, of past presidents. So emotional, such works of art!  more »
  • Loved visiting the downtown area with my husband for a date night. My mother-in-law never takes us to this area and I'm so glad I made the push to make it happen. Lively, art work on the sidewalks and...  more »

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