*Important Notice*

*Important Notice*

Trolley tickets will be suspended for afternoon tours July 11-14 due to a high heat index. Morning tours will still be available. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding. Stay cool and plan accordingly!

City View Trolley Tour

Experience the best of Rapid City, South Dakota on the City View Trolley Tour! Listen to the history as you tour through Downtown Rapid City, West Boulevard Historic District, and past city landmarks like the quirky green dinosaurs of Dinosaur Park while riding the City View Trolley. The tour also includes a 30-minute stop to explore the beauty of Chapel in the Hills. The City View Trolley is perfect for visitors who want to explore Rapid's top sites in a fun and convenient way. Purchase your tickets today and discover why life is jolly when you ride the trolley!

Tour Schedule

May 24 – September 28, 2024
Tours Run ​Everyday at 10am and 1:30pm

Ticket Cost

Adult: $25
Child (ages 3-12): $10
Infants (ages 0-2): FREE on lap
*Advanced ticket purchase recommended. Tour will begin promptly at departure time. Please arrive early.

Tour Includes

90-minute tour
30-minute stop at Chapel in the Hills
Pick-up/drop-off services from The Journey Museum 
Driver and narration on board (English)
Mobile ticket



Know Before You Go

Meeting Point

The Journey Museum
222 New York St, Rapid City, SD 57701

Where To Park
What To Bring
  • Weather-appropriate clothing (operates in all weather conditions)
Items To Leave Behind
  • Oversize luggage
  • Pets (service animals allowed)
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
Important Information
  • Confirmation will be sent to you via email/text at the time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Children under 2 years of age must sit on lap
  • Wheelchair accessible *max weight 800lb
  • Walker and compact stroller accessible *must be able to fold
father and son looking out the windows of the city view trolley tour in rapid city,sd

Current Tour Route

  • 222 New York St.
  • (605) 394-6923

Whether you dig for dinosaur bones or travel into outer space, this one-of-a-kind museum offers educational opportunities for all ages. Explore 2.5 billion years of history arranged in chronological order as you learn about geology, paleontology, archaeology, stories of the…

  • 444 Mt. Rushmore Rd. N
  • (605) 394-4175

Located on Rapid Creek adjacent to The Monument (formerly known as the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center), Memorial Park is the center of Rapid City. Featured within the park is one of America’s largest Berlin Wall exhibits, Memorial Pond as well as the Black Hills Flood of 1972…

  • 526 Main Street
  • (605) 716-7979

Find the heart of Rapid City downtown at Main Street Square. This fun-filled public space features around 150 events a year from live concerts, family-friendly festivals, and more! During the summer the square is alive with the dancing waters of interactive fountains. In the…

  • 3788 Chapel Ln.
  • (605) 342-8281

Chapel in the Hills is an exact replica of the famous Borgund Stavkirke in Norway. Built in 1969, it’s surrounded by a peaceful wilderness in Rapid City, and offers a museum, gift shop, and meditation trail. When the chapel is closed, you can tour the grounds and admire the…

  • 4181 Jackson Blvd
  • (605) 394-4175

Canyon Lake Park is one of the oldest city parks in Rapid City. The park totals 29 acres and features several picnic areas, a fishing bridge, paddle boat rentals and a variety of outdoor recreation activities. Canyon Lake Park is part of the Rapid City Historic District Tour.

  • 1301 Sheridan Lake Rd.
  • (605) 342-6357

Free children's park that is open Memorial weekend through Labor Day. Come see your favorite storybook characters and ride the train. Donations are greatly appreciated!

  • 940 Skyline Dr.
  • (605) 343-8687

Find free family fun at one of the Black Hills’ original tourist attractions, open to the public since 1936! Walk the park to see all seven life-size concrete replicas of dinosaurs. The Visitors Center features unique gifts and souvenirs. Food service includes 12 flavors of ice…

  • 2215 Skyline Drive
  • (605) 394-4175

This beautiful drive has one of the best views of Rapid City. The road stretches about two miles long and gives countless scenic views of our city. Pull over at any of the parking locations to get a great view and possibly a great hike! At over 150 acres, the Skyline Wilderness…

  • West Boulevard

West Boulevard Historic District was a result of the booming economy Rapid City was gaining from the mining community. This forty-two block boulevard was platted in 1885 immediately west of the Original Townsite in order to house those families moving to the area. The area…

  • 713 7th Street
  • (605) 394-4101

Explore the premier western South Dakota arts center for contemporary visual arts, arts education and performing arts. The Dahl is home to an event center, five visual arts galleries, an interactive children's gallery, the Cyclorama Mural of American History, and a gift shop with…