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Downtown Rapid City

Rapid City, SD 57701
+1 605-342-7296
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Nice walk and pleasant city

Great to see statues of all the past presidents. Great restaurants and starbucks coffee. Evenings... read more

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gkv2014
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San Francisco, California
Quaint, Cute, Very Walkable

The downtown rectangle is easy to navigate but mind the walk/don't walk signs. There are a few... read more

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DianaP71
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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.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“every corner” (128 reviews)
“lots of shops” (33 reviews)
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Rapid City, SD 57701
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"every corner"
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"lots of shops"
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"main street"
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"great town"
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"summer nights"
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Reviewed yesterday

Great to see statues of all the past presidents. Great restaurants and starbucks coffee. Evenings looks deserted and lonely

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Reviewed yesterday

The downtown rectangle is easy to navigate but mind the walk/don't walk signs. There are a few one-way streets. There is a nice park & gathering place for events right in the middle of the Old Town. Statues of every former president (except Obama, which...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a charming city. We were here for a family reunion. We took a morning to explore the shops, stopped at each corner to enjoy the statues of past people that were influential in our country. Well done and a fine tribute to these...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Downtown Rapid City has a variety of amazing shops with a great outside venue. We visited early in the day and were able to walk around and enjoy the shopping and many statues. I would have loved to take in an outside concert in the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a great little town. There are plenty of shops, resturants, coffee shops and interesting sites. They have statues of all the presidents scatted on different street cornors. It was fun trying to identify them without reading the plaque. We spent a pleasent 4 days...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really pleasing experience to stroll through downtown. Presidential statues a nice touch. Lots of shopping and dining options. A pleasant surprise!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Downtown Rapid City is a very easy place to walk through. They have wonderful statues of every past President of the United States throughout the city and they are all lifesize. Yes, some are very small and some are very tall so stand next to...More

Thank peanutsNewYork
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We found ourselves walking to the corners of many streets to see the bronze statues of presidents. Nicely done! The shops are very nice, too! I helped discover a nice necklace to go with a blouse a lady on our tour purchased. Quite nice boutiques...More

Thank loist51
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hubs and I decided to walk downtown to see a few more things in rapid city than the inside of our hotel room. We saw the corners lined with presidential statues and thought that would keep us entertained for a little while. We loved the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To see all the presidential statues on different corners. Really like the artists ally worth looking for.

Thank Grant L
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phillipd0wney
July 26, 2017|
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Response from Calypsosmom | Reviewed this property |
I found that pretty much wherever you are in Rapid City you are fairly close to everything. Wall Drug (about an hour drive) is a great little place to go and we spent about half a day just wandering around! The same day we... More
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Lois482612
April 26, 2017|
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Response from jcb272016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I found a link to an interactive walking map online at the visit rapid city website. trip advisor won't let me include an exact link to it in my answer but if you Google walking maps of rapid City it come up. Hope this... More
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Fontamama
September 25, 2016|
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Response from Tia604 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, this might be late......we spent our anniversary dinner at Dakotah Steakhouse, I highly recommend it!
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