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Downtown is Hip!

Loved visiting the downtown area with my husband for a date night. My mother-in-law never takes us... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Katie L
City of Presidents

Very Nice Clean City. On each street corner is a detailed bronze of all the presidents. Fun to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cleveland, Ohio
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“lots of shops”(35 reviews)
Escape for the weekend to Downtown Rapid City and experience numerous art galleries, fashionable boutiques, a variety of fine cuisine, the City of President statues and great entertainment from music to theatre and various events. Explore the...more
Rapid City, SD 57701
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 June 2014

To see all the area attractions, we used the Comfort Suites on North Elk Vale Rd. Only 15 minutes from the airport. Most of the things you will want to see are 45 minutes to 1 hour away. Where ever you go it's a beautiful...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Rapid city is just very ok, even though the close proximity to Rushmore is awesome, Rapid city itself is kind of dirty feeling, and downright scary in parts, after sundown

4  Thank COchicky
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved visiting the downtown area with my husband for a date night. My mother-in-law never takes us to this area and I'm so glad I made the push to make it happen. Lively, art work on the sidewalks and corners. Unique art in the alleys.

Thank Katie L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very Nice Clean City. On each street corner is a detailed bronze of all the presidents. Fun to walk around

Thank Windobiz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I always enjoy visiting Rapid City. This is one of those places we can see ourselves living in the future. Downtown is filled with decent restaurants and cool local businesses and ecclectic shops. We love walking around downtown. The only thing that...More

Thank AdventurerRich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in downtown and were pleasantly surprised. We loved the idea of all the presidents on the street corners. If we had had children with us I could see making it into a game to find all the presidents and find out something about...More

Thank britgal60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ( family and friend) were into Rapid city, as the meeting place before we started on the PARKS AND CANYON TOUR (AP- of GLOBUS), with the weather turning to rain and cold, we discovered a great restaurant ( Kathmandu Bistro---reviewed earlier), and having had...More

Thank anantharambadr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walk back into 50 - 100 years in the past with a history rich downtown Rapid City, SD set up. Prominent figures (statues) are on each corner, from famous native americans to presidents are mixed in with lots of shops, restraunts, graffiti alley and lots...More

Thank BigRobUTSA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During the first part of our visit, weather prevented us from visiting some of the better known outdoor sites. What a jewel downtown Rapid City turned out to be! Compact, with most of the places to visit within just a few square blocks. Interesting museums...More

Thank babyboomer66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Each street corner downtown had a life-sized statue of a former U.S. President and there were good restaurants and pubs. A very fun place to walk around. The locals were very friendly and ready with advise.

Thank LorraineMontana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun place to wander around and take in the sights and sounds of Rapid City. We love all of the statues around town. We stumbled upon some live music and that was fun!

Thank harleymomma120
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We especially loved Art Alley, a block of store behinds painted with graffiti. Wonderful, creative place. The stores are great too. Lots of Native American art.

Thank Jackie H
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Response from Calypsosmom | Reviewed this property |
I found that pretty much wherever you are in Rapid City you are fairly close to everything. Wall Drug (about an hour drive) is a great little place to go and we spent about half a day just wandering around! The same day we... More
27 April 2017|
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Response from jcb272016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I found a link to an interactive walking map online at the visit rapid city website. trip advisor won't let me include an exact link to it in my answer but if you Google walking maps of rapid City it come up. Hope this... More
26 September 2016|
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Response from Tia604 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, this might be late......we spent our anniversary dinner at Dakotah Steakhouse, I highly recommend it!