See South Dakota!

Rapid City & Badlands National Park

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6 Nights
Limited Time Special Offer

Visit the Land of Stone and Light!

Get your fill of city life and nature's drama on this 6-night self-drive vacation in South Dakota. Begin your trip in Rapid City, where you'll be only an hour's drive away from several national parks and monuments. Then, you'll head east to explore the otherworldly beauty of Badlands National Park. In 6 short nights, you'll get a glimpse of all South Dakota has to offer! 

What's Included
  • Roundtrip economy class airfare to Rapid City (RAP)
  • Automatic rental car for the duration of your trip
    • Pick up and drop off RAP
  • 2 nights in Rapid City at Hotel Alex Johnson (Curio Collection by Hilton), or similar
  • 4 nights in Wall (near Badlands National Park) at the Best Western Plains Motel, or similar
  • Detailed day-by-day itinerary with trip highlights, hotel information, local guides, maps and daily driving instructions

Please Note: this package is seasonal and available for travel from April through October only.

Great Ways to Explore
  • Head up Skyline Drive for the best views of Rapid City. 

  • See life-size replicas of dinosaurs at Dinosaur Park. 

  • Drive the Badlands Loops State Scenic Highway.

  • Take a side trip to see Mount Rushmore.

  • Explore the Badlands' fossil sites! 

Package Overview

Get ready for fun and fossils! This trip is a great way to get outside and reignite your love of discovery.

Two nights in Rapid City will get your vacation started right. This family-friendly city is full of adventures that will delight everyone. Stay in the city to check out cool places like the Journey Museum and Learning Center or strike out a little farther and see area attractions like Mount Rushmore or Custer State Park - South Dakota's first state park.

Then, it's off to the city of Wall! 4 nights in this area will put you in close proximity to Badlands National Park, plenty of historic sites, and Wall Drug - the best place around to get souvenirs and spend a few fun-filled hours with the family. 

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Please note that some recommendations in the following suggested itinerary may not be included in your package. Check What's Included above for full details on inclusions.

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