One of the greatest things about traveling: it opens the door for people to experience life in different ways.
It’s easy to feel patriotic while visiting Rapid City and the Black Hills. With stops like these you can learn about our nation’s leaders, their unique connections with our area and the historical places found here.
The four famous faces at Mount Rushmore National Memorial are a spectacle to see, but did you know there's more to do at the park than gaze upon the sculpture? Check out the top 10 things to do below to make the most of your monumental vacation.
20250 Hwy. 79
Sturgis, SD 57785
Mato Paha or "Bear Mountain" is the Lakota name given to this site.
Pactola Reservoir Dam, Highway 385
Silver City, SD 57702
Immerse yourself in 1.2 million acres of diverse terrain and breathtaking scenery at Black Hills National Forest.
One-of-a-kind locations are found all around Rapid City and vacationing here isn’t complete without experiencing what our area has to offer. With the Best Western Ramkota in Rapid City serving as your vacation headquarters, you’ve got easy access to not only an amazing city, but an amazing Black Hills experience. Here’s four different day trips that will help you make the most of your trip.
<h2>SPIRIT OF THE AMERICAN WEST TOUR STOPS </h2>
<p>While vacations are full of great experiences, life-long memories and laughter, planning everything on your own can be daunting. What if we told you there’s a way to see the best of the best in our area hassle free? Prairie Spirit Tours is a family-owned and operated tour company that specializes in fully-guided, premium group travel so you don’t miss a beat. Their Spirit of the American West tour takes you to the major attractions in and around Rapid City – helping you see the beauty of western South Dakota. </p>
<p>No matter which path you take or which height you explore Rapid City, you’ll be greeted with an experience of a lifetime. We’ve highlighted four of our preferred ways to explore nature, so be sure to plan for enough days to cover as much ground and view as many sights as possible. How will you embark on your next outdoor adventure?</p>