Take a Scenic Tour of Rapid City Attractions
Get up close to grizzlies and other wildlife at Bear Country U.S.A., a drive-through wildlife park just 13 miles from the Country Inn & Suites, Rapid City. Make our hotel your home base while you explore exciting attractions like the Journey Museum, featuring exhibits on dinosaurs, and Rapid City Trolley tour, which provides a narrated tour through Rapid City. If you enjoy day trips, be sure to travel just 27 miles to the iconic Mount Rushmore National Memorial, or 54 miles to Jewel Cave, the third longest cave in the world. If you are a fly-in guest, you'll be pleased to know Rapid City Regional Airport is just 15 miles away from our hotel.
Discover these things to see and do during your stay:
- The Journey Museum (2.4 miles)
Learn more about Native Americans, homesteaders and space exploration at this nearby museum. Don't miss the dinosaur exhibit.
Phone: +1 (605) 394-6923
- Rapid City Trolley Tour (3.9 miles)
Take a carefree tour through Rapid City when you board the trolley, making stops at 17 locations throughout the city. Tickets are $2 for adults and $1 for children, and are good for the entire day.
Phone: +1 (605) 394-6631
- Presidents Walk (4 miles)
While exploring the downtown area, be on the lookout for life-size bronze statues of the nation's past presidents scattered throughout Rapid City.
Phone: +1 (605) 484-2162
- Bear Country U.S.A. (13.6 miles)
For a fun-filled day with the children, visit this 250-acre, drive-through wildlife park, home to black and grizzly bears, wolves, foxes, buffalo, big-horned sheep and river otters.
Phone: +1 (605) 343-2290
- Mount Rushmore National Memorial (27 miles)
No trip to South Dakota is complete without setting eyes on the iconic Mount Rushmore National Memorial, featuring the carved faces of American presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln on the side of this spectacular rock face.
Phone: +1 (605) 574-2515
- Deadwood (41.8 miles)
Reenactments, 19th-century architecture, shopping, dining and a casino make this historic Old West-style town worth the 45-minute drive.
Phone: +1 (800)-999-1876
- Jewel Cave (54 miles)
Explore Jewel Cave, the third-longest cave in the world at 142 feet long, earning its name from numerous calcite crystals and gypsum deposits found along its walls.
Phone: +1 (605) 673-2288
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