Rapid City

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City View Trolley

All aboard! Catch a ride on the City View Trolley and enjoy a narrated tour of Rapid City and many of the unique point-of-interests found throughout town. The City View Trolley operates during the summer months beginning in June and runs through the end of August offering passengers informative tours filled with recent and historical information about Rapid City and the surrounding area.

For easy parking and access, start at The Journey Museum. The trolley makes 15 stops during each tour including stops at popular Rapid City attractions such as the Journey Museum, Storybook Island, Dinosaur Park, and the Dahl Arts Center. You may board the City View Trolley at any of the stops along its route. The last departure for the City View Trolley from the Milo Barber Transportation Center is 4pm.

Phone: 605-394-6631
  • Price: $-Under$12
  • Hours of Operation: Mon - Sat: 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. every 60 minutes
  • Open Seasonally: June - August
  • Family Friendly
  • Handicapped Access

Hospitality Partners

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The Rushmore Hotel

445 Mt. Rushmore Rd.
Rapid City, SD 57701

PHONE: (855) 732-3622

The Rushmore Hotel and Suites boasts eco wonderful features, reinforcing our commitment to the sustainability of  the Black Hills. It is ideally located in the city’s  historic downtown district, just steps away from popular  entertainment options, shopping areas and just 30 minutes from Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

•    176 elegantly appointed rooms and suites
•    Business Center
•    Fine dining restaurant, martini bar and lounge
•    Gourmet coffee shop serving Starbucks Coffee
•    Complimentary airport transportation
•    High speed internet

Alex Johnson Hotel

523 6th Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
PHONE: (800) 888-ALEX - (605) 342-1210

Rapid City has changed considerably since the Hotel Alex Johnson was constructed a century ago, but the hotel still remains a center of activity in the downtown district. Built in the roaring twenties, the Hotel Alex Johnson is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a landmark of the downtown skyline.

•    143 guest rooms
•    Vertex Skybar
•    Paddy O’Neill’s Pub & Casino
•    Alex Johnson Mercantile
•    Starbucks Coffee
•    High speed internet

Holiday Inn Rushmore Plaza

505 N. 5th St
Rapid City, SD 57701
PHONE: (605) 348-4000

Filled with plants, the Rushmore Plaza’s eight-story atrium features a sparkling 60-foot waterfall and glass elevators. Surrounded by Memorial Park, the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn is located only two blocks from downtown Rapid City, offering unique restaurants, shops, art galleries and entertainment.

•    205 guest rooms
•    High speed Internet access
•    Ample free parking
•    Indoor pool, whirlpool, exercise room & sauna
•    Complimentary airport transportation
•    Adjacent to Rushmore Plaza Civic Center


do big things.jpg Nestled on the eastern foothills of the Black Hills, Rapid City shines as the hub of this legendary region's vacation activities. Five year-round museums, 17 movie theaters, eight area golf courses and more than 4,000 guest rooms in local hotels, motels, bed & breakfast inns, resorts and campgrounds accommodate visitors seeking fun and adventure. To the east lie the mysterious Badlands; to the north stands Devils Tower; turn south to Wind or Jewel Cave National Parks, Custer State Park, or Crazy Horse Mountain carving now in progress; or head 23 miles to majestic Mount Rushmore.
Copyright 2017 Journey Museum | 222 New York Street Rapid City, SD 57701 (2 blocks east of the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn)
Tel: 605-394-6923 | Fax: 605-394-6940