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“Nice Downtown”

Downtown Rapid City
Ranked #6 of 73 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.
Reviewed December 22, 2013

There were several nice restaurants, art galleries, and antique shops. I really loved the lifesize bronzes of all the american presidents. The part of downtown I enjoyed the most was actually a small alley which was lined with giant murals. I don't think it was marked and it wasn't in my guidebook I just happened to catch a glipse of some of the vibrant colors used to paint the murals. I'm not sure what the adress was but we were looking for the Firehouse Pub when we found it.

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Reviewed December 21, 2013

Enjoyed the end of the summer season festival, music and art. There is an alleyway that is painted, great artist works for the public to enjoy.

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Reviewed December 17, 2013

The team in Rapid City is trying really hard to force some growth into a very nice downtown area. The issue is you can definitely feel the force! Parking is usually hard to find, many bars but not so many interesting shops, some pretty good restaurants and overall an okay experience. If you are touring you'll LOVE it but after a bit you'll become tired of it.

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Reviewed December 16, 2013

I was in town for a conference. I had no idea what to expect; what a pleasant surprise. Even though it is the second largest "city" in S.D., it distinctly had a lovely small town feel! Very clean, very friendly and safe and truly lovely architecture. It had the feeling that the residents took great pride it their downton.It is themed by bronze statues of the presidents on each corner and has a wonderful new town square with play fountains and an outstanding small but permanate stage . Every night different and varied entertainment that is broadcast over speakers for several blocks. Rapid city has a surprising assortment of resturants and bars covering many food types and for all budgets. Great shopping or browsing in a small walkable downtown Well worth a day, or and evening or several!

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Reviewed December 3, 2013

the down town was awesome the just redid it from what i understand and it is the best looking down town ever since chicago ill

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