Short on time to fully explore Rapid City? We’ve got you. There’s a lot to see in our charming city, but with this one day mix-and-match itinerary you can experience some of the amazing activities it offers. After all, every day in Rapid City presents a chance to Do Big Things®!
Experience a unique blend of history and culture at the Tri-State Museum & Visitors Center in Belle Fourche. Originating in 1955 from a Western collection donation, the museum has grown into a landmark attraction, housing priceless artifacts in a modern complex opened in 2004.
Immerse yourself in the captivating tales of the Old West at the High Plains Western Heritage Center in Spearfish, South Dakota. Spanning over 20,000 square feet, the center showcases an authentic slice of history across North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, and Montana.
The Queen Anne-style home, built in 1892, is renowned for its oak interiors, hand-painted canvas wall coverings, stained-glass windows, and modern amenities of the 19th century like plumbing, electricity, and telephone service. Remaining untouched for over five decades after W.E.
Established in 1896, this fish hatchery is one of the oldest operating hatcheries in the country dedicated to fish culture and resource management. See four species of trout raised by the DC Booth Fish Hatchery and used to stock in-state fishing waters.