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“Charming and Fun” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Downtown Rapid City

Downtown Rapid City
Ranked #5 of 63 things to do in Rapid City
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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110 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Charming and Fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

While we didn't go to a lot of shops, where we did go was fun! There are a lot of local products here...my favorite was the jewelry my husband bought me from the Mercantile. Nice coffee shops and some great looking restaurants. There was a festival of lights one night and that was fun to go to with my neices...great family town.

Visited November 2012
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Rapid City, SD
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Main St Square”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Downtown Rapid City is a destination in its self. The shops, the statues, the fantastic resturants, the music, art alley. I could go on and on.

Visited February 2013
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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22 reviews
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“Worth walking around!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

Downtown Rapid City is definitely worth walking around. There is great history to this town and many restaurants and small businesses that are well worth seeing. I recommend Firehouse Brewing, Zoom Soda and Candy and Cranky Jeffs Bicycle Shop.

Visited June 2012
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North Dakota, United States
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Lots of stuff to do.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

There were lots of little shops and activities. We loved Art Alley right beside the Alexander Johnson hotel. We spent more time walking through looking at the art than we did at Rushmore.

Visited August 2012
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Bay Area, California
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48 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Christmas in a little city”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

My girlfriends and I went shopping a few weeks before Christmas and it was fun. It was snowing (no wind) and with the decorations it was definitely a white christmas. You have to be careful though to make sure you don't slip on ice when crossing the streets. The shops tended to be boutiques which allowed for some great finds. We had fun!

Visited December 2012
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