Plan Your Trip
We may talk about the pioneer spirit that’s awakened once you arrive in Rapid City, but unlike the early pioneers, you won’t have to travel by wagon. Getting around town is easy and we suggest you explore all it has to offer. Renting a car in Rapid City puts you on the road to adventure – an easy to achieve, simple adventure. The true journey starts once you leave the lot.
Located about 60 miles from the geographic center of the United States, Rapid City is ideally located for visitors coming from the east or the west. You can get to Rapid City by air, car or motorcoach.
Experience Rapid City through a fun passport-style itinerary while also winning prizes! Our travel savings passes are mobile-friendly and a great way to roam around Rapid City and get rewarded for it.
Rapid City, named for the limestone spring stream that passes through the city, was founded in 1876 by a group of disheartened prospectors that had come to the Black Hills in search of gold.
There is so much to see and do in and around Rapid City. Check out these maps to help you find your next big adventure.