Unique Artists Contributing To Rapid City’s Outstanding Art Scene

“I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way – things I had no words for.” – Georgia O’Keeffe Rapid City’s art scene presents a mixture of modern, contemporary, abstract, and so much more. Get to know a few of the passionate people behind the art in our city…

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Trip Worthy Events To Attend This Fall In Rapid City, SD

It's not easy to narrow down Rapid City area events into a short list. There are so many unique gatherings worth attending. However, if you're looking to attend events that are special to our area, these are the ones I would consider (in no particular order). Each one would add some pretty…

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Top Things To Do During Your Stay In Downtown Rapid City

There are many ways to describe Downtown Rapid City. Some say it’s the classic small-town America feel, some say it’s vibrant with activities, but the best phrase is “it will surprise you”. Downtown Rapid City is home to some of the best things to do in Rapid City, so dedicate some time during your…

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Top Picks For Outdoor Adventure At 9 Parks & Monuments

Surrounded by surreal parks, monuments, memorials and places to play – when it comes to big outdoor adventures, Rapid City has them. Pack your active wear and get ready to enjoy the best of our area with these top picks for adventure! 1. WALK THE PRESIDENTIAL TRAIL AT MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL…

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Top 5 Trails Within 30 Minutes of Rapid City

One of the most wonderful things about being in Rapid City is the easy access our city offers to excellent hiking experiences. Here are some of my favorite hikes within approximately 30 minutes of Rapid City. 1. Hanson-Larsen Memorial Park Trails Hanson-Larsen Memorial Park is the” choose your…

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Top 5 Things I Miss The Most About Rapid City

After 25 magnificent years of living in the great state of South Dakota, I left for a small condo in some of the highest peaks of the Rocky Mountains. While my views here are pretty fabulous, I can honestly say there are things you can only find in Rapid City and the Black Hills. Here are the top…

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Tips For A Memorable Weekend In And Around Rapid City

What’s up everybody! My name is Mason (@mason.moir), my wife Alex and our pup Cedar, love Rapid city and the surrounding areas! We’re so excited to be taking over the Visit Rapid City page and showing you a typical weekend of ours when we’re not renovating our 1972 Airstream. Both Alex and I love…

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This Adventure Park Near Mount Rushmore Comes With A Cave

Ready for back-to-back moments of thrilling adventure? Located just outside of Keystone, SD, and around a 30 minute drive from Rapid City, Rush Mountain Adventure Park offers a whole lot of bang for your buck. Dubbed the most unique amusement park in the world by the Travel Channel, this attraction…

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The Sleeping Bear Of Black Hills Beauty

Compared to the other forested mountains of the Black Hills, Bear Butte is a bit of an oddity. Separated from the other hills, this lone formation presents a rather rugged appearance with jutting rocks and little to no trees. You’ll find it standing near Sturgis, South Dakota and when it comes into…

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