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Downtown Rapid City, Rapid City

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Downtown Rapid City features over 70 shops, 33 restaurants, 15 art galleries, several theatres, abundant street art, and year-round events. Starting at the downtown's main street square, begin looking for bronze sculptures that depict community and art. Part of the downtown culture includes graffiti-filled back allies, street performers and antique stores. You can go shopping for jewelry, books, vinyl records, clothing, accessories, and more. Don't miss the handcrafted ice cream with over 1,000 flavor combinations at the creamery, or have homemade fudge, caramel apples, and everything made of chocolate from the chocolate factory. Specialized venues include a brewery, wine cellars, ale house, and hookah lounge. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Rapid City holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Downtown Rapid City and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We stopped in Rapid City because of its proximity to Mount Rushmore. We went in town to get a bite to eat and noticed the bronze statues of the presidents. We soon got our hands on a printed guide wit...  more »
  • Growing up here was nice but didn't go downtown often. It is quite nice and typically can find free parking pretty easy. Ice skating during the winter. Lots of nice little shops but tend to be a littl...  more »
  • Pick up a free Presidents Walk guide from the information office, extremely good and would definately do it again.  more »