Planning Resources

Our team of professionals is committed to making sure your group tour is a success. We can help you find group friendly dining, activities, and entertainment as well as get quotes from group friendly or FIT accommodations. Whether it is one of our complimentary services or information, we can help you find what you need to make Rapid City the perfect destination for your travelers.


Surrounded by bucket-list-worthy experiences, like Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorial, whether you have a few hours, a few days or a few weeks every day has big potential in Rapid City. For your convenience, we have created an assortment of thoughtful sample itineraries designed to assist you in planning the perfect tour for your client or group.

You’re Invited! Fam Tour Assistance

Consider this your invitation to the land where the buffalo roam and presidents soar! Qualified travel trade planners receive complimentary fam tour assistance. Big inspiration hits home as we tailor a fam tour to aid you in developing the perfect itinerary. Note: Courteous two week lead time requested.

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View Our Escort Notes

There’s a lot to know about Rapid City, the Black Hills and Badlands of South Dakota, whether you're a first-time visitor or a seasoned tour operator. Impress your group with the aid of our escort notes, a sample of facts and historic highlights.
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Multilingual Services

Our receptive operators work with local guides who offer tours in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese(Mandarin) and Japanese. These guides bring the area’s vivid history and culture to visitors from around the world, ensuring a deep local knowledge of the heritage, history and culture of the region.

Currency Exchange

Automatic Teller Machines (ATM) are located throughout Rapid City with locations at banks and retails business. Please inform your bank before traveling abroad and understand you may be charged for cash withdrawals. It is advisable to have some U.S. currency before arriving in Rapid City. Most shops and restaurants accept credit cards. Visa and Master Card are more commonly accepted than American Express, Discover or Unionpay.

Please Note: Hotels do not provide currency exchange services, but many have ATMs on site.

We want your tour to be a big success! We provide brochures and promotional materials to promote awareness of Rapid City and the Black Hills. To request a copy of our Visitors Guide*, area brochures, tour planning maps*, digital images, or our brand video, please contact us!

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Complimentary Gifts

Aside from our great central location to all the Black Hills and Badlands has to offer, overnighting in Rapid City has its perks! Groups booking Rapid City lodging are eligible to receive a complimentary welcome gift as a thank you for choosing The City of Presidents as your home base. Let us know you’re coming!
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Downtown Welcome

Arrange a welcome in Downtown Rapid City to maximize your group tour! Visit Rapid City provides a complimentary step-on greeting upon arrival in the heart of Rapid City.
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Rapid City offers a variety of locations for your tour bus to park. See the map to find the best location for your bus.