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GrandStay® Rapid City

660 Disk Drive
Rapid City, SD 57701 Map it

Rapid City, South Dakota sits in the foothills of the Black Hills, a popular destination for tourists and outdoor sports enthusiasts. There are many places of interest which can be accessed from Rapid City, perhaps the most iconic being Mount Rushmore National Monument.  The Devils Tower National Monument, a spectacular rock pinnacle, makes a great day trip. The Badlands National Park, Custer State Park and Bear Country USA also make for unforgettable excursions.

In the city itself, you will find the Journey Museum, which covers the history of the Black Hills going back over 2.5 billion years. For a change of pace, try Flags and Wheels cart-racing track.

GrandStay® Residential Suites’ ideal location next to Rushmore Mall and many dining options, puts the best of city right at your fingertips.

(1.9 miles) The Journey Museum

Located just 2 miles from the GrandStay®, the Journey Museum will take you on an incredible trek through time, from when the Black Hills were formed over 2.5 billion years ago to the continuing saga of the Western Frontier. By the end of your journey, you will understand the legacy of the land and its people. For more information contact 605.394.6923

(2.1 miles) Main Street Square

(3.1 miles) Flags and Wheel

Housed in a huge 47,000 sq. ft. building, Flags and Wheels is the only indoor cart racing in Rapid City and surrounding Black Hills. Your family is sure to enjoy one the many things to choose from including: Biz Carts, Go Carts, Bumper Cars, Slot Cars, Paintball, Batting Cages, Lazer Tag, and the Arcade. Located just 3 miles from the GrandStay®. For more information contact 605.341.2186

(10.0 miles) SD Air & Space Museum

Located 9 miles east on I-90 from the GrandStay®. Your family will enjoy the tour of the museum with all of the planes they house at EAFB. For more information contact 605.385.5188

(10.2 miles) Reptile Gardens

Reptile Gardens is located 10 miles from the GrandStay® and is a must see family attraction. Reptile Gardens has the finest collection of tropical plants and reptiles in the world. They offer 3 different shows (bird, snake, and crocodile) that everyone is sure to enjoy. For more information contact 605.342.5873

(14.3 miles) Bear Country USA

Located 12.5 miles from the GrandStay®, you can come and enjoy a family fun drive through the wildlife loop at Bear Country! For more information contact 605.343.2290

(26.5 miles) Mount Rushmore National Monument

There is so much to do at or around Mt. Rushmore including: walking, hiking, fishing, horseback riding, rockhounding, etc. Located 27 miles from the GrandStay®. For more information contact 605.574.3164

(27.0 miles) Prairie Berry Winery

Currently offers over 15 grape, fruit and honey wines to taste and purchase. Prairie Berry offers complimentary wine tasting, shopping and a fabulous lunch from the Euro-Deli. Located 27 miles from the GrandStay® on the outskirts of Hill City. For more information contact 605.574.3898

(39.5 miles) Crazy Horse Mountain

Come see Crazy Horse Mountain just 40 miles from the GrandStay® in the beautiful Black Hills. For more information contact 605.673.4681

(41.0 miles) Adams Museum & House

Located in the historic town of Deadwood, 45 miles from the GrandStay®. For more information contact 605.578.1714

(44.5 miles) Custer State Park

There is so much to see at Custer State Park from driving the Scenic Needles Hwy to the wildlife loop. Located 45 miles from the GrandStay®. For more information contact 605.255.4515

(45.7 miles) Wind Cave National Park

Wind Cave National Park is one of the world's longest and most complex caves and 28,295 acres of mixed-grass prairie, ponderosa pine forest, and associated wildlife are the main features of the park. The cave is well known for its unusual cave formation composed of thin calcite fins resembling honeycombs. The park's mixed grass prairie is home to wildlife such as bison, elk, pronghorn, mule deer, coyotes, and prairie dogs. Your family is sure to find a lot to do and enjoy at Wind Cave National Park! Located within 55 miles of the GrandStay®. For more information contact 605.745.4600

(86.2 miles) Badlands National Park

Located 51 miles from the GrandStay® off of I-90. Come and enjoy a beautiful drive through the Badlands Park on Hwy 240 Loop Road, a variety of many different trails to hike, you will see a lot of different wildlife, or view a teepee village. This park sure has so much to offer. For more information contact 605.433.5361

(106.2 miles) Devils Tower National Monument

Devils Tower rises 1,267 feet above the Belle Fourche River. Once hidden below the earth's surface, erosion has stripped away the softer rock layers revealing Devils Tower. Known by several northern plains tribes as Bears Lodge, it is a sacred site of worship for many Native American Indians. Located 108 miles from the GrandStay®. For more information contact 307.467.5283

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