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#1 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks

Storybook Island  Storybook Island is a fantasy of design, color, animation and music that delights both children and adults. It is complete in every detail with cuddly animals... more »

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#2 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Category: Architectural Buildings

Stavkirke Chapel This replica of the famous 850-year-old Borgund Stave Church in Norway features unique architecture & intricate carvings. Stavekirke combines Norse dragon... more »

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#3 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers

Pirates Cove Adventure Golf Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf offers a fun miniature golf experience!  more »

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#4 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Category: Neighborhoods
Owner description: Escape for the weekend to Downtown Rapid City and experience numerous art galleries, fashionable boutiques, a variety of fine... more » Owner description: Escape for the weekend to Downtown Rapid City and experience numerous art galleries, fashionable boutiques, a variety of fine cuisine, the City of President statues and great entertainment from music to theatre and various events. Explore the fountains at Main Street Square, a place to make fun-filled memories for the whole family. With plenty of hotel rooms, over 70 shops and 33 restaurants, head Downtown, year round. « less
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#5 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Zoos
Owner description: World-renowned adventure park, Reptile Gardens is a must-see family attraction no matter what your age. We maintain the... more » Owner description: World-renowned adventure park, Reptile Gardens is a must-see family attraction no matter what your age. We maintain the finest collection of tropical plants, colorful flowers, and exotic reptiles anywhere - we have more species and subspecies of venomous reptiles than any other zoo or park in the world! « less
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#6 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Category: Science Museums
Museum that displays antique aircraft including planes used in World War II and hot air balloons from the 1930's.
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#7 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Enjoy a leisurely 3-mile drive through this unique North American Wildlife park nestled on 250 acres of Black Hills Beauty.... more » Owner description: Enjoy a leisurely 3-mile drive through this unique North American Wildlife park nestled on 250 acres of Black Hills Beauty. From the comfort of your vehicle view black bears, wolves, elk, buffalo and other wildlife! After your drive-through tour, walk around Babyland where young and smaller animals frolic in the outdoors. Dine at the Cub Grub Snack Shack or shop in the Bear’s Den Gift Shop. « less
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#8 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Category: Specialty Museums; Science Museums; Museums; Natural History Museums

Museum of Geology The Museum of Geology is an exhibit facility that presents an astonishing array of fossils, minerals, and rocks that are representative of the geologic diversity... more »

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#9 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Category: History Museums; Museums

The Journey Museum takes you on an incredible trek through time, from the violent upheaval that formed the mystical Black Hills over 2.5 billion years ago to the continuing saga... more »

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#10 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: Start your day at Fort Hays Old West Town, site of the Oscar award winning movie set, Dances with Wolves. Walk along our... more » Owner description: Start your day at Fort Hays Old West Town, site of the Oscar award winning movie set, Dances with Wolves. Walk along our boardwalk and make your own brick, tin plate, gem pan or make a twine lasso rope. There is no admission fee to browse the film set & South Dakota Film Museum. See the original buildings used in this popular Wild West movie. Enjoy All-You-Can-Eat Cowboy Pancakes for 99 cents! Find the perfect souvenior at one of our three unique Gift Shops. Dinner shows are held at Fort Hays mid May through mid October. « less
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#11 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Category: Mysterious Sites
Owner description: You'll wonder how it all works at this mysterious attraction where you can stand on the walls and balls roll uphill. The... more » Owner description: You'll wonder how it all works at this mysterious attraction where you can stand on the walls and balls roll uphill. The 30-minute tour will amaze and delight adults and children of all ages. « less
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#12 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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#13 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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#14 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
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#15 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Owner description: Located in the heart of Downtown Rapid City, Main Street Square is a fun-filled public space that features special events,... more » Owner description: Located in the heart of Downtown Rapid City, Main Street Square is a fun-filled public space that features special events, arts and culture, live concerts, seasonal ice skating and interactive fountains. Surrounded by the City of Presidents, boutiques, eateries and galleries, Main Street Square is a destination the whole family can enjoy. « less
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#16 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest

Seven life-size concrete replicas of monstrous prehistoric reptiles roam the outdoors in a park-like setting that divides Rapid City into east and west. The larger figure is... more »

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#17 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Category: Golf Courses
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#18 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Category: Caverns/ Caves

Sitting Bull Crystal Caverns Adventure Awaits! Let our knowledgeable and friendly guides lead you through the world?s most extensive display of subterranean dog-tooth spar... more »

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#19 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Category: Water Parks
Owner description: Grab your family and come "dive in" to WaTiki Indoor Waterpark! Guests and visitors are invited to enjoy over 30,000 square... more » Owner description: Grab your family and come "dive in" to WaTiki Indoor Waterpark! Guests and visitors are invited to enjoy over 30,000 square feet of pools and waterslides. The park is open year-round and is conveniently located right off I-90 on Elk Vale Road at Exit 61. WaTiki is connected to the Fairfield Inn & Suites and La Quinta Inn & Suites, which means we can accommodate every one in your pool party! « less
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#20 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Category: Dinner Theaters; Performances
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#21 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
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#22 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Category: Museums
very interesting museum for old car and bike fans helpfull friendly owners worth a visit
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#23 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: An 8,000 sq.ft. indoor black light miniature golf experience that will ROCK you! 18 holes with a Rock n Roll theme. Fun for... more » Owner description: An 8,000 sq.ft. indoor black light miniature golf experience that will ROCK you! 18 holes with a Rock n Roll theme. Fun for all ages. Also featuring Miner's Maze - an outdoor human maze adventure and Finder's Keepers Gemstone Panning. « less
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#24 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Category: Museums
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#25 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
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#26 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
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#27 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Category: Caverns/ Caves

Black Hills Caverns Come see the hills greatest cave adventure. Offering three different tours and gemstone panning. Showing a great variety of cave formations, Black Hills... more »

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#28 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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#29 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Owner description: Nestled against foothills of ponderosa pine, Hart Ranch's 18-hole Championship Golf Course is a treat for any golfer. We are... more » Owner description: Nestled against foothills of ponderosa pine, Hart Ranch's 18-hole Championship Golf Course is a treat for any golfer. We are proud to have quietly become one of the Upper Midwest's premier golf facilities. We have been listed in Golf Digest's "Places to Play" not only because of the challenging golf, but also the friendly service and smiling faces. This is a great place for us to come to work ever « less
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#30 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Owner description: History meets art at Independence Hall: Home of Founding Fathers Black Hills, where the iconic "Declaration of Independence"... more » Owner description: History meets art at Independence Hall: Home of Founding Fathers Black Hills, where the iconic "Declaration of Independence" painting becomes a life-size, 3-D sculpture installed in a likeness of Independence Hall. Come ring the Liberty Bell replica; sign the Declaration of Independence and hear the dramatic story of the 56 men who signed for your freedom. Opening summer 2014. « less
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