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Make a Rapid City Getaway in South Dakota

Mine vacation gold on a jaunt to the heart of the Black Hills

RV to Rapid City for your next getaway. The gold rush brought a large flow of settlers to Rapid City in the 1800s. Today, visitors come to this Black Hills region for different types of treasures, including monuments hewn into mountainsides, extraordinary wildlife in natural habitats and compelling artifacts of the past in state-of-the-art museums.
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South Dakota’s Petrified Forest Preserves the Past

At South Dakota’s Petrified Forest of the Black Hills, a museum open since 1929 near Rapid City, the earth has preserved a cypress swamp 120 million years old. This was the time of dinosaurs—when the Black Hills didn’t exist and the entire area was a flat, tropical swamp (similar to the cypress swamps found now
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