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Downtown Rapid City

Rapid City, SD 57701
+1 605-342-7296
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Visitor friendly downtown

We had an enjoyable afternoon in downtown Rapid City, the local community has done a good job... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Great experience!

Downtown Rapid City is so beautiful and there's lots of great shops and definitely visit Main... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jennie D
Rapid City
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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 fountains at Main Street Square, a place to make fun-filled memories for the whole family. With plenty of hotel rooms, over 70 shops and 33 restaurants, head Downtown, year round.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“nice shops” (25 reviews)
Rapid City, SD 57701
+1 605-342-7296
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had an enjoyable afternoon in downtown Rapid City, the local community has done a good job making this attractive and pedestrian friendly for locals and visitors: - 2 hour free street parking - nice sidewalk landscaping with areas to sit and enjoy - the...More

Thank luv2ride
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Downtown Rapid City is so beautiful and there's lots of great shops and definitely visit Main Street Square!

Thank Jennie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Too many panhandlers and graffiti. Presidential statues are well done.Alex Johnson Hotel is very nicely restored.

Thank Z4773VKedwardr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Roam the downtown area for great shops, restaurants and a great downtown feel. Main street square is a great area for summer fun, Thursday night entertainment. Visit all the Presidents on the corners, see historic buildings and enjoy a great meal in one of many...More

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great area to walk and take in the presidents statues. Many unique stores, restaurants and bars. Something for everyone. Main street Square is nice to enjoy a drink and people watch.

Thank Roostersreview
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very quaint town with many nice gift shops and great restaurants. A nice surprise! We visited several unique gift shops while we were there

Thank DebGuyTravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Smaller town but quite a few very good restaurants and Hotel Rushmore was worth it also. The Presidents on the corners are worth looking at.

Thank James P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Downtown Rapid has a little of everything. Walking the president statues and other statues is a great activity. With shopping, dining, and assorted bars you can spend all day just walking the area.

Thank William O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Rapid for the State Cross Country meet and took a stroll through downtown. It was lovely. The shops are amazing and fun, stopped for a beverage at the Firehouse Brewery which was fun to sit outside and people watch, ate at a...More

Thank Nola C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed walking around the town and looking at the statues on each corner of our presidents. Make sure you check out the Art Alley...

Thank Debbie L
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27 July 2017|
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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!