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Rapid City
Rapid City has long been considered one of the gateways to the West, and its rich cowboy and Native American heritage is the result. Visitors won't want to miss the area's mammoth outdoor sculptures. There's Mount Rushmore, of course, but work also continues on the nearby Crazy Horse Memorial, which will be the largest sculpture in the world when it is finally completed years down the line. Among the many local attractions are the scenic Black Hills, several nearby cavern systems that offer guided tours and the South Dakota Air and Space Museum.

All things to do » Things to do

Storybook Island
Storybook Island
Attraction type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf
Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf
Attraction type: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Chapel in the Hills
Chapel in the Hills
Replica of the 850-year-old Borgund Church in Norway and has unique architecture and woodcarvings.
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings
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Downtown Rapid City
Downtown Rapid City
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... 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
Attraction type: Neighborhoods
South Dakota Air and Space Museum
South Dakota Air and Space Museum
Museum that displays antique aircraft including planes used in World War II and hot air balloons from the 1930's.
Attraction type: Science Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Everest Cuisine
Everest Cuisine
Ranked #1 of 203 restaurants in Rapid City
Cuisines: Nepali
Independent Ale House
Independent Ale House
Ranked #2 of 203 restaurants in Rapid City
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
Kathmandu Bistro
Kathmandu Bistro
Ranked #3 of 203 restaurants in Rapid City
Price: $11 - $30
Cuisines: Indian, Tibetan, Nepali
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Tally's Silver Spoon
Tally's Silver Spoon
Ranked #4 of 203 restaurants in Rapid City
Cuisines: American, European, French, Contemporary
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Colonial House Restaurant
Colonial House Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 203 restaurants in Rapid City
Price: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, Dessert, Hamburgers, Bar
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

BackRoads Inn & Cabins
BackRoads Inn & Cabins
$68 - $300
Big Sky Lodge
Big Sky Lodge
$39 - $99
Ranked #3 of 52 hotels in Rapid City
Baymont Inn & Suites Rapid City
Baymont Inn & Suites Rapid City
$53 - $245
Ranked #9 of 52 hotels in Rapid City
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Comfort Suites Rapid City
2.5 of 5
Comfort Suites Rapid City
$138 - $211
Ranked #1 of 52 hotels in Rapid City
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Cambria Suites Rapid City
3.0 of 5
Cambria Suites Rapid City
$147 - $311
Ranked #2 of 52 hotels in Rapid City
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Sleep Inn & Suites
2.5 of 5
Sleep Inn & Suites
$85 - $197
Ranked #4 of 52 hotels in Rapid City
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