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Inside Background
The Alex Johnson Hotel combines Germanic Tudor Architecture with consistent...
Last edited: June 12, 2006
Downtown and West Boulevard Historic Districts- Rapid City has two historic...
Last edited: June 19, 2006
If you are considering a Black Hills vacation go to www.VisitRapidCit... Once...
Last edited: February 29, 2012
Getting to the "heart of it all" is easy. Centrally located in the United...
Last edited: June 08, 2006
Inside Transportation
      Click on this link to plan your Rapid City trip! By Car Interstate 90 is...
Last edited: April 24, 2011
Getting Around Rental cars and limo service are available at Rapid City...
Last edited: August 10, 2012
RapidRide Fixed Route System   The City has a fixed route system, known as...
Last edited: June 16, 2006
Automobile Rentals in Rapid City Avis Rent-a-Car 4550 Terminal Rd. 605-393-0740...
Last edited: May 06, 2013
Black Hills Adventure Tours: Black Hills Adventure Tours will provide you with...
Last edited: January 13, 2014
Inside Things to Do
Day Trips are available from many local tour companies.  Private tours can be...
Last edited: January 04, 2013
Rapid City's Self-Guided City Tour & Historic Districts: One of the most...
Last edited: January 13, 2014
For a complete list of entertainment in Rapid City view: http://www.rapidc...
Last edited: June 19, 2006
ART in RAPID CITY!    ~ View the following sites for more information regarding...
Last edited: May 31, 2013
Shopping in Rapid City You'll find a variety of shopping available to you while...
Last edited: June 16, 2006
Sports and Activities The Rapid City Convention & Visitors Bureau event...
Last edited: June 19, 2006
A great to place to spend a rainy  or snowy day! Robbinsdale Lanes is a family...
Last edited: June 02, 2007
Rapid City's bike trails extend for miles, following Rapid Creek, crossing...
Last edited: June 18, 2013
The Watiki Indoor waterpark is located in Rapid City, SD just off Interstate 90...
Last edited: February 27, 2008
Bear Country USA A unique drive-thru wildlife park featuring North American...
Last edited: June 19, 2006
Black Hills Caverns Come see the hills greatest cave adventure. Offering three...
Last edited: June 19, 2006
Stavkirke Chapel This replica of the famous 850-year-old Borgund Stave Church...
Last edited: June 19, 2006
Seven life-size concrete replicas of monstrous prehistoric reptiles roam the...
Last edited: June 19, 2006
The Journey Museum takes you on an incredible trek through time, from the...
Last edited: June 19, 2006
Museum of Geology The Museum of Geology is an exhibit facility that presents an...
Last edited: September 24, 2013
Old MacDonalds Farm Located on Hwy 16, 9 Miles S. of Rapid City. Pony Rides...
Last edited: June 19, 2006
Pirates Cove Adventure Golf Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf offers a fun miniature...
Last edited: July 08, 2008
Rushmore Waterslide Park Play all day at this water park with 10 exciting...
Last edited: June 19, 2006
Sitting Bull Crystal Caverns Adventure Awaits! Let our knowledgeable and...
Last edited: June 19, 2006
South Dakota Air and Space Museum See aviation history come to life with indoor...
Last edited: March 09, 2010
Storybook Island  Storybook Island is a fantasy of design, color, animation and...
Last edited: June 19, 2006
Inside Dining Scene
Dining Rapid City has some of the area's best restaurants! From Japanese...
Last edited: June 16, 2006
 Visitors to Rapid City who also have a taste for Kona Coffee from the BIG...
Last edited: February 04, 2007
American grill cuisine with a jazzy atmosphere. Steaks, roasted lobster, slow...
Last edited: September 05, 2008
Flying T. Chuckwagon Serving up western hospitality with BBQ dinner followed by...
Last edited: June 19, 2006
Circle B Chuckwagon The most fun you'll have on vacation! Best of the West...
Last edited: June 19, 2006
Whether you are looking for an extremely romantic, friendly, or comfortable...
Last edited: December 06, 2012
Inside United States: For Foreign Visitors
Currency  The United States uses the United States dollar as its currency. The...
Last edited: October 04, 2014
A little preparation will help simplify the process of entering the United...
Last edited: September 12, 2014
Despite the best of intentions, accidents and illness happen when away from...
Last edited: August 12, 2014
Temperature in the United States... How Hot is HOT? How Cold is COLD?  100°F...
Last edited: September 10, 2014
General: The standard American telephone number is ten digits, such as (555...
Last edited: April 12, 2014
While tipping is not mandatory in most of the United States, it is customary in...
Last edited: December 04, 2014
In many states motels, hotels and innkeepers of any description are subject to...
Last edited: September 21, 2014
Being victimized by scandalous businesses when traveling is one of the sad...
Last edited: May 22, 2013
Depending on where you travel to in the U.S. bottle/container deposit laws...
Last edited: October 02, 2010
Car hire in the USA for incoming travellers How to rent a car abroad, what is...
Last edited: December 15, 2014
United States of America has a history of unified etiquette protocols that may...
Last edited: October 06, 2014
A discount shopping trip in the United States can be a real bonanza for...
Last edited: September 25, 2013
A popular holiday destination for international travellers is the United States...
Last edited: November 06, 2014
Canadian citizens flying between a Canadian and American airport require a...
Last edited: May 04, 2014
An important task prior to your international travel is to determine what visa...
Last edited: August 30, 2014
How to Save Money while travelling - Transportation A major expenditure when...
Last edited: October 20, 2014
When traveling, one of the major expenditures that must be planned is food and...
Last edited: September 19, 2014
A common discussion within travel communities is the question of independent...
Last edited: September 17, 2014
Before making international travel, it is important to determine the electrical...
Last edited: April 08, 2013
A common question seen on many of the Tripadvisor forums is something along the...
Last edited: October 26, 2014
  Some Anglophone Nations  United Kingdom On your first visit to the USA from...
Last edited: April 29, 2014
There are many Forum posts where people ask about how to use their Mobile Phone...
Last edited: December 17, 2013
When going for a holiday or even for a short trip a checklist with "not to...
Last edited: November 05, 2013
Eye Contact In the United States, most people consider it polite, and a...
Last edited: June 06, 2014
For those out there exploring the opportunity to travel around the world on a...
Last edited: September 18, 2014
Contents:  1. Understanding the "sales tax" on merchandise and food in the U.S...
Last edited: September 09, 2014
Travellers often schedule multiple cities during their holidays. When doing...
Last edited: November 11, 2014
The following links provide access to lots of travel and tourist information...
Last edited: December 10, 2014
This is a listing of SmartPhone and Tablet Apps that will be of benefit to the...
Last edited: June 02, 2014
One of the most common mistakes people make when traveling is being overly...
Last edited: November 06, 2014
Many visitors to the United States go to typical tourist areas like New York...
Last edited: December 06, 2014
In the U.S., there are certain customs about the young that may differ from...
Last edited: October 28, 2010
Everyone who arrives in the United States is processed by U.S. Customs and...
Last edited: January 11, 2014
If you are a citizen of a foreign country, and not a resident or citizen of the...
Last edited: November 10, 2014