Rapid City | Black Hills & Badlands - South Dakota

Rapid City

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Founded: 
1876
Elevation: 
3,200 feet
Population: 
67,000 as of 2010

Nestled on the eastern foothills of the Black Hills, Rapid City shines as the hub of this legendary region's vacation activities. Five year-round museums, 17 movie theaters, eight area golf courses and more than 4,000 guest rooms in local hotels, motels, bed & breakfast inns, resorts and campgrounds accommodate visitors seeking fun and adventure. To the east lie the mysterious Badlands; to the north stands Devils Tower; turn south to Wind or Jewel Cave National Parks, Custer State Park, or Crazy Horse Mountain carving now in progress; or head 23 miles to majestic Mount Rushmore.

Also, each year there are hundreds of events in Rapid City, from concerts, hockey games, fairs, festivals, stock shows and much more!

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