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South Rapid City Attractions
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Leaving the cute little town of Keystone SD, we traveled Highway 16 into Rapid City. The population of Rapid City is an amazing 67,447. You wouldn't think that by looking at the city view.

Rapid City Welcome Sign

South of Rapid City is full of all sorts of attractions which you will find listed on this page.

South Rapid City view

Pictures of South Rapid City

-Here's where the Hwy splits to go to Rapid City... Exit sign, east Hwy 16 split
-The entrance to Sitting Bull Crystal Caverns... Entrance to Sitting Bulls Caverns... hours open 8am to 8pm
-Black Hills Maze attraction... Black Hills Maze sign... Black Hills Maze entrance, Splat Zone paintball
-Entrance to the Reptile Gardens... Reptile Gardens attraction... Open April 1 to Dec. 31 phone: 605-342-5873 Visit their website at
-Happy Holiday Motel, Campground and RV Park... Happy Holiday Motel, Campground and RV Park
-Location of the Stamper Factory Gift Shop... Stamper Gift Store location
-A waterpark south of the city... Rushmore Waterslide park
-Rushmore Inn and Suites... Rushmore Inn and Suites
-Black Hills Gold Manufacturing and store... Black Hills Gold Manufacturing and store
-The Rapid City Water Tower, Star of the West... Rapid City Water Tower
-A view of Rapid City from Highway 16... view of Rapid City
- Bear Country USA, a drivethru wildlife park, located 8 miles south of Rapid City on Highway 16, phone: 605-343-2290

Rapid City Shopping

-Prairie Edge, Art of the Lakota and more... 6th and Main, phone 605-342-3086, open 7 days a week.
- Dakota Bison Furniture has original genuine buffalo leather furniture, they are located at 2511 West Chicago in Rapid City call 888-411-2202
- Mt. Rushmore Gold Factory and Outlet Store... located across from Ruby Tuesday and Comfort Inn on US Hwy 16. call 877-785-5947
-Christmas Village is the Black Hills largest Gift and Christmas Store, Yule Love It!.. located 10 miles South of Rapid City on Hwy 16 to Mt. Rushmore, phone 605-343-3440

Rapid City, Black Hills Lodging

Make a reservation at a Rapid City Hotel... Rapid City hotels
- County Inn and Suites, a AAA motel... I-90 Exit 59
- Rapid City Comfort Inn and Suites... Located at the corner of Mt. Rushmore Road and Fairmont Blvd.

Rapid City Restaurants

-TGIF Fridays... 2205 North LaCrosse St. Next to Rushmore Mall Hours open Mon-Sat 11am to 12pm, Sunday 11 to 11 call 605-343-8443

Watch a Video of Our Drive Through Rapid City

Also see the Interstate 90 exit information

Rapid City websites

Rapid City Journal Newspaper

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