The second-largest city in South Dakota, Rapid City makes for a great starting point for a road trip through the state's famous national parks and monuments. The kids in your group will love going on a scavenger hunt for life-size bronze statues of all of the presidents.
Cities near Rapid City
- 116 reviews
I liked the mood and history of the Crazy Horse memorial so much better. Interesting as it is, I like Mount Rushmore more for its engineering feats rather than any patriotic attachments. We saw lots of fat american tourists here, kind of disappointing, and you can't hike anywhere near the faces :(
- 214 reviews
Typical tourist town. Not the wild west experience.
- 33 reviews
On of the neat small towns in the Black Hill of S.D. Three good wineries are in Hill City, Prairie Berry, Naked and Stoneface.
- 66 reviews
It still has the feel of a western frontier town, from which it derives its charm, however the tourism from the surrounding parks and monuments has spurred a lot of development as well. There are very tasty restaurants here, serving fresh fish, and locally sourced salads, and you can buy things like smoked salmon at the grocery. If you are ...
- 714 reviews
Deadwood, along with Tombstone and Dodge City, is one of those towns that is a living symbol of the Old West. A boom town in the 1870's, Deadwood became famous for its gambling and gunfighters. The most famous inhabitant was probably lawman Wild Bill Hickock, who was shot in the back of the head while playing cards in a Deadwood ...
- 91 review
Lynn's DakotaMart, Alco Discount Store, Roundhouse Liquor, gas stations & movie store.
- 102 reviews
Ah, Wall. You see signs for this little town by the roadside for hundreds of miles in either direction, and by the time you arrive, you've built the damn place into some kind of legend. This is a promise that Wall cannot possibly fulfill. That said, the kitsch nonsense of Wall Drug, with its ten-gallon hats and mounted jackelope heads, ...
- 116 reviews
A medium size city built up over the years following the influx of tourists is most known for its yearly motorcycle rally held once each year that attracts people from across the world on their bikes.
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