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 Downtown Rapid City and beyond, use our Rapid City online sightseeing planner to get the most from your Rapid City vacation.
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  • Downtown is being quickly and successfully reorganized into a touristy place to support the high traffic accompanying their nearby top national attractions! Every street corner has a life-sized statue...  more »
  • I live in this city and love the downtown area of Rapid City. I love Main Street Square! Very pretty and great shopping.  more »
  • Downtown Rapid City has a friendly, welcoming atmosphere, lots of unique, affordable shops, family oriented.  more »

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