Rapid City is a busy little town that is best known as the entry point to many of South Dakota’s most popular tourist attractions. Whether you are passing through or you live in the area, there are tons of great outdoor activities to enjoy, as well as great food and entertainment. Here are a few of our favorite things to do in Rapid City:
No list of “things-to-do” in Rapid City would be complete without mentioning Mount Rushmore. With its rich history, this monument is one of the most profound pieces of art in the nation. The surrounding museum and walking trails provide a wealth of knowledge and beautiful scenery that you won’t want to pass up.
America’s Founding Fathers Exhibit
Another historic landmark located conveniently in Rapid City is the Founding Father’s exhibit. This museum takes you on a story-driven ride through the founding of our country, covering the many trials and tribulations of the individuals involved.
Reptile Gardens gives you a unique look at some of the most interesting and exotic reptiles in the area, as well as from all over the world. You can get up close and personal with some of the critters, and enjoy fantastic educational demonstrations.
Downtown Rapid City
If you want to enjoy a leisurely stroll, Rapid City’s downtown district is a great place to be. Much of the area has new art galleries and local vendors. You can chat with residents of the city, go shopping, and see exquisite art by those who live and breathe Rapid City.
Boss’ Pizza & Chicken
Naturally, all your exploring will leave you with quite an appetite. Stop by Boss’ Pizza & Chicken and try our one-of-a-kind pizzas and broasted chicken. You won’t find pizza like ours anywhere else. Our restaurant is open late every night to accommodate travelers, and our friendly family environment is perfect for unwinding with your kids after a long day of sightseeing. If you are too tired to stop by, you can always visit us online and order delivery right to your door.
These are just five of the best spots in Rapid City, SD for travelers and residents to enjoy. There are many indoor and outdoor activities to partake in throughout the year, but you won’t want to miss the tasty recipes being cooked up right at Boss’.
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