- 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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The Wonderland Caves were not openly discovered until 1929 even though there were some indications of previous expeditions in the area. Guests to the site can view an impressive display of stalactites, stalagmites, popcorn crystals, and frost crysals.
The sculptor of Mount Rushmore, Gutzon Borglum, is the focus of the Gutzon Borglum Historical Center. Visitors learn about Borglum's life and work, including the painstaking process the artist underwent while designing and executing the Mount Rushmore design.
Named after the sculptor of Mount Rushmore, Borglum Historical Center features a behind the scenes look at the effort, time, tools, and perseverance that went in to making one of the country's greatest wonders.
Keystone is home to the Presidential Wax Museum, an impressive institution featuring life-size sculptures of all United States Presidents. The museum also has a restaurant called the Executive Order Grill and a mini-golf course.
One of the most popular features of the Rushmore Tramway is the Presidents' Alpine Slide, a winding downhill path. Those with a need for speed can rocket down the Slide, but each cart also has a handbrake that allows for slower travel.
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702 US 16 Alternate, Keystone, SD 57751 MoreLess Info
Offering views of Mount Rushmore, Zip Line & Aerial Adventure Park features over 60 platforms for activities that take place in the trees. The park provides zip lines, cables, tubes, trapezes and nets along with suspended bridges and ladders.