Rapid City is the second-largest city in South Dakota and one of the gateways to Mount Rushmore National Park and Black Hills National Forest. It is called `the City of Presidents`: statues of all the U.S. presidents are on display in the downtown area. It is a regional hub for arts and culture, and the city is home to two dozen museums, art galleries, and theaters. It is also adjacent to Badlands National Park, Crazy Horse Memorial, and the Old West town of Deadwood.
Explore Americana following paths through some of the most beautiful western lands in South Dakota, Wyoming, and Montana. Make the most of your road trip and visit some of America`s most popular landmarks!. Begin with a brief stay in Rapid City (the historic mining town situated at the edges of the famous Black Hills National Forest and near the Mount Rushmore Memorial), then head to Casper (an important city in the Great Plains famed for its cowboy culture) before making a stop in West Yellowstone (where you can hike and explore the national park and watch for Old Faithful). Return via Bozeman (a city in the southern Montana Rocky Mountains offering various outdoor activities) and Billings (known for its surprisingly cosmopolitan culture and its excellent craft beer scene). Entrance to national parks is not included. Plan your visit according to your schedule and be sure to check each park's operating hours.. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
Fargo - Bismarck: 2 hrs. 50 mins. approx.
Bismarck - Rapid City: 5 hrs. approx.
Omaha - Sioux Falls: 2 hrs. 45 mins. approx.
Sioux Falls - Black Hills Natl Forest: 5 hrs. 45 mins. approx.
Black Hills Natl. Forest - Rapid City: 55 mins. approx.
Denver - Estes Park: 1 hr. 30 mins. approx.
Estes Park- Fort Collins: 1 hr. 10 mins. approx.
Fort Collins - Cheyenne: 50 mins. approx.
Cheyenne - Rapid City: 4 hrs. 35 mins. approx.
Rapid City - Black Hills National Forest: 55 mins. approx.
Black Hills National Forest - Rapid City Airport: 1 hr. approx.
Denver - Cheyenne: 1 hr. 40 mins. approx.
Cheyenne- Casper: 2 hrs. 35 mins. approx.
Casper - Rapid City: 4 hrs. approx.
Get away from it all with this Family friendly package that lets you visit South Dakota and North Dakota. Start in Rapid City (the "Gateway to the Black Hills", known for its proximity to national parks and nearby Mt. Rushmore). After that, drive to Dickinson (the gateway to the Theodore Roosevelt Park and Badlands Overlook) and Bismarck (close to Abraham Lincoln State Park) before returning to Rapid city for your last night. Entrance to national parks is not included. Plan your visit according to your schedule and be sure to check each park's operating hours.. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel, and activities.
Rapid City, SD– Dickinson, ND: 3hrs 39 min approx.
Dickinson, ND- Bismarck, ND: 1 hr 29 min approx.
Bismarck, ND- Rapid City, SD: 4 hrs 55min approx.