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Downtown Rapid City, Rapid City

(4.5/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web)
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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  • watched skaters at the rink and checked out what all was available and walked the streets to view the presidents. 
  • Great selection of independent restaurants and beverage outlets to choice from whether you're looking for something a bit casual or more formal. Boutique shops, Presidential Statue exhibit, and a wide...  more »
  • when we arrived in Rapid City SD we went for the obvious, Mt Rushmore and Crazy Horse. Both were wonderful BUT downtown Rapid City was a total surprise. Lots of parking and it is free after 5p during ...  more »