1 day in Denver & Rapid City Itinerary

1 day in Denver & Rapid City Itinerary

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Denver
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Denver

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Denver online vacation builder.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Denver. In December in Denver, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 19°F at night. On the 15th (Thu), you're off to Rapid City.
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Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nightlife
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Rapid City

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Storybook Island.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rapid City trip planner.

You can fly from Denver to Rapid City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Denver, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rapid City, ranging from highs of 35°F to lows of 16°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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