Finding something fun for the whole family is no small task which is why Rapid City's attractions are ideal for any family getaway. No one can resist digging for fossils or watching an alligator show so you can rest easy knowing your family members, big and small, will have the time of their life in Rapid City!
1 - Cosmos Mystery Area
Cosmos is a unique place where comedy, science and mystery collide.
2 - The Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
This National Natural Landmark is an internationally renowned indoor working paleontological site/museum.
3 - Mount Rushmore National Memorial
More than two million visitors from across the country and world come here every year to see this monumental sculpture of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.
4 - Storybook Island
Beautiful children’s park filled with storybook and fairytale character sets.
5 - Reptile Gardens
A must see family attraction! The world's largest reptile collection, as listed in the 2014 Guinness Book of World Records, is on display along with Orchids and other tropical flowers in an indoor jungle, giant tortoises and birds of prey.
6 - Custer State Park
Custer State Park is one of the largest state parks and famous for its bison herd, a variety of wildlife, scenic drives and historic sites. It also offers miles of hiking trails to explore.
7 - Crazy Horse Memorial
Witness the creation of a true world wonder. Paying tribute to the culture, tradition and living heritage of American Indians and the spirit of legendary Lakota leader, Crazy Horse, it is the world’s largest ongoing mountain carving.
8 - Bear Country USA
A unique drive-thru park featuring North American wildlife and the largest collection of privately owned black bears.
9 - Dinosaur Park
Seven life-size concrete replicas of monstrous prehistoric reptiles inhabit the park.
10 - Harney Peak
Black Elk Peak (Harney Peak) is the highest natural point in South Dakota and the Black Hills. It lies in the Black Hills Elk Wilderness Area in the Black Hills National Forest.