- TripBuzz found 57 things to do with kids in or near Rapid City, South Dakota, including 31 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Keystone, Hill City, Custer and Nemo.
- From Storybook Island to Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, the Rapid City area offers 52 different types of family activities, including: Specialty Museums, Amusement Parks (All Ages), Mini Golf and Water Parks.
- One of the largest cities in South Dakota, Rapid City is home to the Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Located near the Black Mountains, the city is a popular locale for outdoor sports and adventures including rock climbing, bicycling, fishing, kayaking and tubing. Along with outdoor recreation, the area has a variety of museums and cultural centers such as Reptile Gardens, The Journey Museum and Dinosaur Park.
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2707 Mt. Rushmore Road, Rapid City, SD MoreLess Info
Mt. Rushmore Black Hills Gold Factory Tour is a 90 minute jewelry factory tour where visitors can watch the lost-wax casting process and see diamonds cast in molten gold. The free tour also offers complimentary coffee and cookies.
The Motion Unlimited Museum is an antique car museum that includes project cars, trucks, pick-up trucks, and restored vehicles. The museum sits in a 13,000-sqft building that includes gas pumps, pedal tractors, and signs.
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8220 Elk Creek Road, Piedmont, SD 57769 MoreLess Info
Within the Elk Creek Resort is the Petrified Forest of the Black Hills. The site is one of the largest out-croppingsof fossilized petrified wood in the region and features a one hour tour that includes a 15 minute video overview of the attraction.
Named after a historic gold mine, Holy Terror Mini Golf, features 18 holes of golf that will take you up and down the side of a hill. Featuring a gold mine theme, the course, is surrounded by rushing waters, gold-flecked boulders, and pine trees at each challenging hole.
Visitors to Rushmore Cave in Keystone, South Dakota take part in a panoply of thrilling activities, including guided expeditions into the bowels of the cave. Other options include panning for gold, ziplining and an interactive 3-D first-person-shooter ride.