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Rapid City overview

You can take in the local culture of Rapid City at Art Alley and Bear Country USA. There's plenty more to see, including local sights like Museum of the American Bison and Main Street Square. Rapid City is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Rapid City

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Rapid City has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Rapid City with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Rapid City hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Rapid City hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Rapid City

Fly in to Rapid City, SD (RAP-Rapid City Regional), 9.1 mi (14.7 km) from downtown Rapid City.

What to see around Rapid City

Fun excursions can include a visit to:
  • • Storybook Island
  • • Cleghorn Springs Hatchery & Visitors Center
  • • Black Hills Maze
  • • Ranch Amusement Park
  • • Bear Country USA
The area's cultural scene stands out, and places to visit include:
  • • Art Alley
  • • Museum of the American Bison
  • • The Journey Museum
  • • Call of the Wild Museum
  • • Motion Unlimited Museum and Antique Car Lot
Recognized for its natural setting with these places to visit:
  • • Berlin Wall Exhibit
  • • Dinosaur Park
  • • Black Hills Caverns
  • • Sitting Bull Crystal Caverns
  • • Thunderhead Falls
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Main Street Square
  • • Flags and Wheels Indoor Racing
  • • Central States Fairgrounds
  • • Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf
  • • Rushmore Mall

When to visit Rapid City

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 51°F day, 13°F night
  • • April-June: 81°F day, 26°F night
  • • July-September: 86°F day, 40°F night
  • • October-December: 67°F day, 13°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 1.30 inches
  • • April-June: 7.56 inches
  • • July-September: 4.72 inches
  • • October-December: 2.05 inches