Local Attractions

The AmericInn West

Rapid City and the Black Hills have been a premier vacation destination for well over a century. Where once cowboys and buffalo roamed, the region is still filled with Wild West adventure along with modern and monumental attractions.

Attractions & Entertainment

Distance from hotel: 3.2 miles

The largest indoor waterpark in the Dakotas, complete with lazy river, hot tub, arcade, and Sliders Bar & Grill, the only restaurant in America with a waterslide running right through it. 

1314 North Elk Vale Road
Rapid City, South Dakota 57703

Distance from hotel: 10.9 miles

Discovered in 1882 by gold seekers, this glittering underground world of fantastic rock formations is ready for you to come and explore.

2600 Cavern Road
Rapid City, South Dakota 57702

Distance from hotel: 7.8 miles

Get lost in the Black Hills Maze on your next family vacation to Mount Rushmore State. Enjoy the outdoor maze and other games, such as outdoor batting cages, “Water Wars,” and “Bankshot Basketball.”

6400 South Highway 16
Rapid City, South Dakota 57709

Distance from hotel: 8.6 miles

Nestled at the foot of the Black Hills on the western edge of Rapid City SD, the Chapel in the Hills is a quiet retreat open to all visitors.

3788 Chapel Lane
Rapid City, South Dakota 57702

Distance from hotel: 20.5 MILES

A mysterious area where you’ll experience a slightly unbalanced phenomenon that attracts numerous visitors throughout the year.

24040 Cosmos Road
Rapid City, South Dakota 57702

Distance from hotel: 4.1 miles

Get a rush from indoor cart racing, paintball, and batting cages. Flags and Wheels is full of family-fun activities.

405 12th Street
Rapid City, South Dakota 57701

Distance from hotel: 25.7 miles

Make it a Mount Rushmore vacation and visit this iconic emblem of our beautiful country. The monumental granite sculpture represents 150 years of United States history with the 60-foot sculpted heads of former United States’ presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln.

13000 Highway 244
Keystone, South Dakota 57751

Distance from hotel: 23.7 miles

The National Presidential Wax Museum features life-size, life-like wax figures depicting many of our country’s most shaping experiences in dramatically political and historical settings.

609 Highway 16A
Keystone, South Dakota 57751

Distance from hotel: 0.2 miles

A pirate-themed mini-golf course for all ages. Yargh matey!

1500 LaCrosse
Rapid City, South Dakota 57709

Distance from hotel: 4.0 miles

Take a walk down the streets of downtown Rapid City and see the bronze statues of many of our nations past presidents on street corners and along the roads. A self-guided tour of this Rapid City attraction is free and open to the public May through October.

Downtown Rapid City, South Dakota.

Distance from hotel: 10.0 miles

Reptile Gardens has steadily grown to one of the leading South Dakota amusement parks, featuring gardens that boast more species of reptiles than any other zoo or park in the world. Reptile Gardens works closely with many major zoos worldwide to promote species survival.

8955 South Highway 16
Rapid City, South Dakota 57709

Distance from hotel: 6.0 miles

A free children’s theme park filled with sets that portray characters from various children’s stories, fables, and nursery rhymes. Open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day Weekend.

1301 Sheridan Lake Road
Rapid City, South Dakota 57702

Distance from hotel: 13.3 miles

Drive through a wildlife park featuring an assortment of regional wildlife, including bears, mountain lions, big horn sheep, buffalo, and timber wolves.

13820 S Hwy 16
Rapid City, South Dakota 57702