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Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Rapid City Attractions

Family vacations in Rapid City include fun attractions like Dinosaur Park, Storybook Island, City View Trolley, Mount Rushmore, and indoor and outdoor water parks. Learn the history of the Black Hills at The Journey Museum or get up close to wildlife at Bear Country USA and Reptile Gardens. Find the top 10 attractions to help you plan your perfect Black Hills and Rapid City adventure. When you vacation in Rapid City you can have outdoor adventures while still enjoying all the comforts of home. 

Mount Rushmore National MemorialAll Categories

Rapid City has easy access to national parks and monuments, western entertainment and fun, and family attractions.

ArcheologyArcheology and Paleontology

Discover prehistoric beasts, dinosaur fossils and rare rock formations when you explore these Rapid City and Black Hills attractions.

Arts History CultureArts, History and Culture

Enjoy a concert, a museum and one of the largest publicly owned art displays in the country when you discover Rapid City's arts, history and culture.


Mount Rushmore, drive-thru wildlife parks, museums, waterparks and free family attractions - you'll find them all within minutes of Rapid City.

ChuckwagonChuck wagon and western entertainment

Go back to the Old West with a chuck wagon supper and show in Rapid City.

Museums and GalleriesMuseums and Galleries

Rapid City is home to a variety of modern, fine art and Native American art galleries.

Outdoor Adventure and UndergroundOutdoor Adventure and Underground

Find miles of mountain biking and hiking trails, as well a system of underground caverns and caves to explore.

Parks, Monuments and MemorialsParks, Monuments and Memorials

Rapid City and the Black Hills are home to seven national parks, monuments and memorials.

Tours and SightseeingTours and Sightseeing

See Rapid City and the Black Hills but leave the driving to us. Find your tour.

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