Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Rapid City getaway

The parks and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Rapid City. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Rapid City

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Rapid City has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Elk Rapids Golf Club (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Twin Birch Golf Course (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • The Chief Golf Course (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Chateau Grand Traverse (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Grandview Golf Club (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Mt. Holiday Ski Area (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rapid City

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rapid City is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Torch Lake Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Torch Lake (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Haserot Beach (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Traverse City State Park (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Bryant Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Grand Traverse Bay (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Rapid City

Fly into Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital), the closest airport, located 15.7 mi (25.3 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Rapid City?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 393 vacation rentals near Rapid City. From 75 Cabins to 144 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Rapid City for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Rapid City?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Rapid City. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Clinch Park Beach: 1,275 vacation rentals
  • Torch Lake Park: 1,019 vacation rentals
  • Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark: 1,034 vacation rentals
  • Grand Traverse Resort Golf Course: 208 vacation rentals
  • Traverse City State Park: 1,197 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rapid City listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Rapid City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 75 Cabins in Rapid City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rapid City include:

  • Houses: 144 rentals available
  • Cottages: 75 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 131 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Rapid City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 149 vacation rentals with pool available in Rapid City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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