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The adventure of a lifetime in Rapid City

 

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Good morning ladies and gentlemen! We are @_ouradventure_And are so humbled to have the opportunity to take over @visitrapidcity this week! So stay tuned to see all the great things we find in the lovely city of Rapid. We are sure just about all of you recognize this landmark. The giant, white water tower on hwy 16, formally known as Mount Rushmore Rd. can literally be seen from just about anywhere in the southern hills or high up in a plane. 

 

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Hwy 16 has lots of landmarks and views!

 

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Skyline drive has so many great views that overlook Rapid and the hills! One of our favorite roads to cruise down!

 

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Once again, Skyline Drive provides nothing but fantastic views so many lookout points on either side of the mountain to pull off on, along with a few walking trails through the pines!

 

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Downtown shops all around Main Street Square will probably drain your wallet! So many hidden gems, great shopping, activities to do, and yummy places to eat!

 

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Romping around in art alley like... @_ouradventure_

 

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The vast landscape of the Badlands never ceases to amaze! @_ouradventure_

 

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A bit close to the edge, but worth it!! @_ouradventure_

 

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Ahh yes! The reflection Sylvan Lake gives off to all its beautiful surroundings, absolutely breathtaking! @_ouradventure_

 

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A short jaunt the other side of Sylvan Lake and you get more gorgeous views, a large crevice to walk through, and some serious photo ops! not to mention, the trails behind the lake are some of our most favorite in the Black Hills area! so much to do and see!  @_ouradventure_

 

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We all can agree that the guys behind us rock! @_ouradventure_

 

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The view of the hills from Rapid City never gets old! @_ouradventure_

 

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That giant slab of rock wall behind us isn't just any type of plain Jane rock. It's THE Paha Sapa Limestone and it preserves fossils dating back to the Paleogene period which makes the Black Hills that much more fascinating! It also provides us with countless amount of activities like climbing, spelunking, hiking, and more! @_ouradventure_

 

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It's been real this week everyone! Want to give a huge thank you to @visitrapidcity for asking us to do this takeover! We hope you guys enjoyed a bit of @_ouradventure_ ! Keep exploring the lovely city of Rapid and all the great things it offers around it!

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Ellen & Mike

We are Mike and Ellen, a traveling duo who is pumped on imagery and is always ready to share about the fun gear we love and use along with the amazing places we find and explore. From time to time, we make our car our home and go wherever the road takes us! When we are not making our way to new destinations outside of South Dakota, we tend to find ourselves getting lost while roaming the Black Hills. Somehow, we never fail to find some Nutella pop tarts and insane views.

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We are Mike and Ellen, a traveling duo who is pumped on imagery and is always ready to share about the fun gear we love and use along with the amazing places we find and explore. From time to time, we make our car our home and go wherever the road takes us! When we are not making our way to new destinations outside of South Dakota, we tend to find ourselves getting lost while roaming the Black Hills. Somehow, we never fail to find some Nutella pop tarts and insane views.

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