EXPLORE THE AREA

Once you land at RAP, the real adventure begins. From man-made wonders like Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Crazy Horse Memorial to the beauty of Custer State Park and Badlands National Park, you’ll be glad to have extra time in the Black Hills.

RAPID CITY

Set against the eastern slope of the Black Hills, Rapid City is western South Dakota’s largest city and home to family attractions, free activities, art and events. You’ll also find local wineries, microbreweries and incredible food – in fact, Zagat recently listed Rapid City as one of the Midwest’s best up-and-coming food scenes.

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THE BLACK HILLS

Western South Dakota is home to one of America’s most unique, adventure-filled expanses: the Black Hills. Whether you’re looking for solace or excitement, you’ll find it here, along with six national parks, monuments, memorials and historic places.

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IN THE AREA

Save the road trip for the scenic, winding highways and byways of the Black Hills.  

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NEED HELP PLANNING!

Wonder what else you can do in Rapid City and the Black Hills? Check out these helpful vacationplanning websites and then book your flight to Rapid City, South Dakota.

Black Hills Vacations

The travel experts at Black Hills Vacations make vacation planning and booking easy. They can help you book your lodging, attractions and more. Black Hills Vacations also offers exclusive discounts and travel packages. Learn More.

Black Hills & Badlands

The Black Hills & Badlands Association offers a comprehensive website filled with information about Mount Rushmore, Badlands National Park and more. Find attractions, adventures, itineraries and more. Learn More.

Rapid City Convention and Visitors Bureau

See things to do in Rapid City, get the insider scoop on the best places to eat, and find Rapid City hotels on the Visit Rapid City website. Get a free visitor guide, coupons and more. Learn More.

South Dakota Department of Tourism

See Mount Rushmore, the Black Hills and all of South Dakota. Visit the official travel website of the South Dakota Department of Tourism and request a free South Dakota Vacation Guide. Learn More.