Situated at the gateway to Mount Rushmore, near the fabled Black Hills of South Dakota, Rapid City beckons you to discover the unexpected and experience the extraordinary. Whether you’re planning your next family vacation, annual convention or a competitive event, Rapid City is sure to make a big impression on everyone involved. Outdoor adventures through pristine natural wonders and a vibrant downtown, rich with delectable cuisine, arts and Native American cultural influences, blend to create a unique destination that’s ideal for people seeking “bucket list” experiences - or, as locals like to say – to “Do Big Things."
Family vacations in Rapid City, South Dakota are ideal for outdoor adventure seekers. Walk or ride along Rapid Creek. Kayak at Canyon Lake. Bike 25 miles of single-track. Explore the many adventures that await and see the top 10 hikes in the Black Hills. Hit the links on one of Golf Digest's "Best Places to Play". Rapid City offers all types of adventure for all levels of adventure seekers.
The wildlife in Rapid City and the Black Hills of South Dakota will capture your heart and enlighten your spirit! Find adorable baby cubs, begging burros, majestic bison, and impressive reptiles during your next visit!
Outstanding meetings start with outstanding destinations. Both budget-friendly and camera-friendly, Rapid City, South Dakota is a central meeting destination and offers adventures and all the amenities you expect. We are close to Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Crazy Horse Memorial, Badlands National Park, two national caves, Custer State Park and more.
Sheltered by the Black Hills, Rapid City experiences comfortably mild weather year-round with more sunny days than Miami and Honolulu, so visitors can hit one of several golf courses or hundreds of miles of hiking trails almost any time of year.
Rapid City is the place to go if you are looking for professional hockey, world-class American Legion baseball and PRCA Rodeo action. Local, regional and state-wide high school athletics can also be enjoyed in Rapid City. Did we also mention you can get your game on at basketball, soccer and motor cross events?
Centrally located in the Black Hills of South Dakota, Rapid City is a vacation destination for family vacations offering a variety of shopping, dining, attractions and outdoor recreation. Stay in Rapid City and play in the Black Hills where you can discover Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Crazy Horse Memorial, Badlands National Park and much more.