Rapid City Attractions

Downtown Rapid City has gone through some changes over the years but a few things have remained the same. It’s always been a great place to meet with friends and family.

Rapid City ATTRACTIONS

Rushmore Tramway Adventures: Alpine Slide

Scenic chairlift carries guests to beautiful summit park. Enjoy thousands of flowers, waterfalls, and a VIEW OF MT. RUSHMORE! Outdoor cafe serves burgers, brats, beer, ice cream. To descend, ride chairlift again or, FOR THRILLS, ride sled down for 2000 ft. of twisting, turning excitement. Small child rides with adult.

 

203 Cemetery Rd, Keystone, SD 57751

www.rushmoretramwayadventures.com

(605) 666-4478

Rushmore Borglum Story

Learn about Gutzon Borglum, Sculptor. Experience his early years. You will be inspired! Displays - Galleries - Exclusive Movie - Ample Free Parking - Museum Quality Gifts.

 

342 Winter St, Keystone, SD 57751

www.rushmoreborglum.com

(800) 888-4369

Storybook Island

Out of the pages and into real life. Kids of all ages can play with characters from their favorite fables at Storybook Island. Fictional characters aren’t the only thing you will find here. This stellar park includes a snack bar, train ride, bounce house, and also a new carousel. Additionally, parents can rent the birthday house to make their little ones day extra magical. Come enjoy a free, safe, educational environment for those young in years, or young at heart! Experience the power of imagination. The park relies on donations, so anything you can give is appreciated. *Rides, snacks, and bounces require payment.

 

1301 Sheridan Lake Rd. Rapid City, SD 57702

www.storybookisland.org

(605) 342-6357

CHRISTMAS VILLAGE

The sights and sounds of Christmas. We capture the joy of the Christmas Season, Fall and Halloween throughout the store. No season or milestone goes unnoticed! We carry the most extensive collection of ornaments, decorations and gifts in the area.

 

13648 US-16, Rapid City, SD 57702

www.blackhillschristmasvillage.com

(605) 343-3440

Firehouse Brewing Company

Host your next event at Firehouse Wine Cellars, located in Downtown Rapid City. where we craft a variety of wine styles. From oak-aged reds and crisp white wines to sweet dessert styles - our knowledgeable staff will help you find a wine to love!

 

1620 Main St, Rapid City, SD 57701

www.firehousewinecellars.com

(605) 716-9463

Sioux Pottery

American handmade pottery, crafted by Sioux artists Sioux Pottery is made from the red clay of the Black Hills, SD, USA ~ sacred to the Lakota Native American People. We also use a fine imported white clay from Kentucky. Each piece of handmade pottery is crafted by our Sioux Indian artists and decorated with designs and symbols important to their Lakota culture.

 

1441 E St Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701

www.siouxpottery.com

(605) 341-3657

Black Hills Caverns

The caverns were discovered in 1882 by gold seekers. However, the Lakota Indians had found strength in the power of the calcite crystals centuries before. Come discover the wonder of the glittering underground world and see its many fantastic animal formations.

 

2600 Cavern Rd, Rapid City, SD 57702

www.blackhillscaverns.com

(605) 343-0542

Dinosaur Park

Bright green beasts above Rapid City The dinos were dedicated on May 22, 1936, on the crest of a hill overlooking the city. The five figures -- an Apatosaurus, Triceratops, Stegasaurus, Tyrannosaurus Rex., and a Brontosaurus, were fashioned from concrete over iron pipe frameworks.

 

940 Skyline Dr, Rapid City, SD 57702

www.facebook.com

(605) 394-4175

Pirate's Cove

Pirate-themed mini-golf chain with 18-hole, landscaped courses set among waterfalls & caves. Come and see why this facility received the Rapid City, SD "Beautification Award" and was voted "Best in the State" for miniature golf courses.

 

1500 N Lacrosse St, Rapid City, SD 57701/p>

www.piratescove.net

(605) 343-8540

Museum of Geology

O'Harra Bldg, 3rd Floor. Free campus geology museum features mounted skeletons, rare fossils & exhibits, plus a gift shop. The Museum is as old as the School of Mines and Technology. In 2010 both celebrated their 125th anniversary.

 

501 E St Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701

www.sdsmt.edu

(605) 394-2467

Pawnseum

The world's only Pawnseum The worlds only Pawnseum at Presidential Pawn is both a museum AND a pawn shop. Come in and enjoy all the interesting and unique items and if you love them, then you can buy buy them! This is a MUST STOP on your way through South Dakota or if you live locally. We guarantee Pawnseum will be fun for the whole family! We even have a self-guided audio tour! Pick up some head phones, scan the QR code at the front of the exhibit and watch the video on that item. You'll have learn a ton and have fun doing it! Best of all... IT'S FREE!

 

629 St Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701

www.presidentialpawnshop.com

(605) 342-7296

Prairie Edge

Retail store & gallery specializing in Native American books, music, jewelry & ceremonial items. Inside, the hardwood floors and polished cabinetry bring to mind the spirit of the Old West, while the distinct smell of sweetgrass and soft sound of a Lakota flute evoke the mystique of the Great Plains Indian.

 

606 Main St, Rapid City, SD 57701

www.prairieedge.com

(605) 342-3086

Flags N Wheels

Indoor amusement park! Our goal at Flags and Wheels is to provide fun, family attractions for all ages. From our bumper cars and arcade to our Racing Karts and Paintball/Reball arena, we truly have something for every member of your family. You won’t find any other Black Hills attraction with such a wide mix of things to do for the whole family. Our focus is on fun, and we want to make sure that you, your friends, and your family have an experience they’ll never forget. Flags and Wheels is a locally-owned, family run business. We pride ourselves in being the premier indoor attraction destination in South Dakota.

 

405 12th St, Rapid City, SD 57701

www.flagsandwheels.com

(605) 341-2186

Old MacDonald's Petting Farm

Cows, pigs, horses, sheep, donkeys, goats, rabbits, chickens, ducks and so much more! Our fun-filled farm has World Class Pig Races, pony rides, farm tours in our kid-sized tractor train, a picnic area, playground, plus our gift shop has farm-related toys and keepsakes for big and little farmers alike.

 

23691 Busted Five Ct, Rapid City, SD 57702

www.oldmacdonaldsfarmrc.com

(605) 737-4815

America's Founding Fathers Exhibit

At America’s Founding Fathers Exhibit you’ll find American history and amazing art intersecting in a celebration of the political courage displayed by the 56 men who dared to sign the Declaration of Independence. Artist John Trumbull painted his idea of the first draft of the Declaration of Independence being presented by Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert Livingston to their fellow members of the Second Continental Congress.

 

9815 US-16, Rapid City, SD 57702

www.foundingfathersblackhills.com

(605) 877-6043

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