Tour the beauty of the Black Hills from our I-90 hotel

Make the Country Inn & Suites your home base while you explore exciting things to do in Rapid City at attractions like Bear Country U.S.A., a drive-through wildlife park less than 13 miles away. The Journey Museum & Learning Center is a fascinating and family-friendly stop for exhibits on dinosaurs, and the City View Trolley provides a narrated tour through Rapid City. While you're in town, make time to visit the iconic Mount Rushmore National Memorial, just 27 miles away. When it's time to head home, Rapid City Regional Airport is a 20-minute drive from the hotel.
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Jewel Cave National Monument

40.6 mi / 65.34 km from the hotel
With more than 181 miles of mapped passageways, this cave is the world's third longest. Visit to see the beautiful calcite crystals and gypsum deposits that give the cave its name.

Bear Country U.S.A.

10.3 mi / 16.58 km from the hotel
For a fun-filled day with your children, visit this 250-acre, drive-through wildlife park. Over the course of three miles, you can see black and grizzly bears, wolves and river otters from your car.

City View Trolley

2.13 mi / 3.43 km from the hotel
Take a carefree, narrated tour through Rapid City aboard this trolley. Tickets are good for a full day and offer stops at 17 locations throughout the city, including The Journey Museum & Learning Center.


32 mi / 51.49 km from the hotel
Reenactments, 19th-century architecture, shopping, dining and a casino make this historical Old West-style town worth the 45-minute drive.

Storybook Island

3.78 mi / 6.09 km from the hotel
Admission is free at this children's park, which features character playsets and playground equipment. For a small fee, kids can ride a vintage carousel or the Storybook Island Train.

The Journey Museum & Learning Center

1.68 mi / 2.7 km from the hotel
Learn more about Native Americans, homesteaders and space exploration at this nearby museum. Don't miss the dinosaur exhibit!