Rapid City VacationsUnited States
Rapid City is the second largest city in South Dakota, and is known as the “Gateway to the Black Hills.” This explains the city’s other name, “The City of Presidents,” because it’s from here that you can access Mount Rushmore National Memorial in the Black Hills. Along the way you …

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Reviews of Rapid City

Angelique Tussard
Angelique TussardPueblo
17/09/2015

Rapid city has so many places to see its native culture is amazing don't forget to go Dinasaur park where you can see the whole town what a beautiful view from there and the park is great for the kids

Trip Editorial Team
Trip Editorial TeamMenlo Park, California, USA
10/06/2014

The second-largest city in South Dakota, Rapid City makes for a great starting point for a road trip through the state's famous national parks and monuments. The kids in your group will love going on a scavenger hunt for life-size bronze statues of all of the presidents.

Joseph Coureur
Joseph CoureurNew York City, New York State, USA
31/03/2013

Rapid City is the entry point into South Dakota since that's where the airport is.

Daniel Mason-D'Croz
Daniel Mason-D'CrozBrisbane, Australia
18/02/2013

Nice small town that is a convenient point to exploring the natural beauty of the black hills, as well as visiting Mt. Rushmore and the Crazy Horse Memorial

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