Rapid City Essential Info

Overview

Rapid City is in the Badlands and Black Hills region of South Dakota. It is a convenient base for travel on to the Mount Rushmore National Memorial, the Crazy Horse Memorial, the Badlands, and the Black Hills National Forest.

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Fun Facts

  1. Rapid City boasts of the only one Certified Fair Trade Organic Coffee Roaster in South Dakota, the Bully Blends Coffee & Tea Shop.
  2. Rapid city is known as the "Gateway to the Black Hills" and the "City of Presidents".
  3. Rapid City has a large amount of public sculpture on display, the most visible of which is the "The City of Presidents", a series of life-sized bronze statues representing each of the American presidents.

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