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Bear Country USA

Bear Country U.S.A. is an experience like no other, and certainly the only one of its kind in South Dakota.  If you've ever wanted to see bears up close and personal, or experience a bobcat running nearby, Bear Country U.S.A. is the experience you're looking for....

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Festivals and Fairs

Festivals and Fairs

With a multitude of festivals and fairs, South Dakota has something for everyone.  Festivals and fairs celebrate the best things in life, from food to music to hobbies and more. JazzFest - Sioux Falls Each year over 90,000 people come to South Dakota for JazzFest, 2...

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Seasonal Attractions

Seasonal Attractions

Winter, summer, spring or fall, South Dakota has special attractions for each season.  With festivals and fairs, farmer's markets and ice fishing, South Dakota's seasonal attractions are various and plentiful. Festivals and Fairs With a multitude of festivals and...

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Butterfly House

Butterfly House

The Sertoma Butterfly House, located in Sertoma Park in Sioux Falls, is a haven for butterfly fans.  With a mission to conserve and and increase awareness of natural surroundings, the Sertoma Butterfly House introduces the public to the majesty of the butterfly....

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Terry Redlin Art Center

Terry Redlin Art Center

The Terry Redlin Art Center was designed as a gift to the state of South Dakota, and the town of Watertown.  Redlin was given a scholarship from the state of South Dakota which sent him through art school, and he decided he wanted to honor the state and the people of...

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Agriculture Museum

Anyone who has driven past a verdant cornfield, or spotted a field full of grazing cows knows that agriculture is essential to the South Dakota way of life. The South Dakota State Agricultural Heritage Museum is dedicated to preserving this rich agricultural history...

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Wounded Knee Museum

Wounded Knee Museum

On December 23, 1890, US troops massacred almost 300 Lakota Sioux men, women, and children at what would become known as the Wounded Knee Massacre.  The Wounded Knee Museum is dedicated to telling the story of the Lakota families whose lives were profoundly changed...

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1880 Train Tours

1880 Train Tours

Perhaps the most authentic way to experience the majestic beauty of western South Dakota's Black Hills, the 1880 Train is a fully functioning, antique steam locomotive. Children and adults will enjoy the train's steam-puffing engines and long, low whistle. The...

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Deadwood Casinos

Deadwood Casinos

A billion-dollar bonanza If you're wondering whether Deadwood is for you, consider this: When Kevin Costner came to South Dakota to film “Dances with Wolves,” he liked it so much that he bought a Deadwood building and turned it into a casino. That casino is the...

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Great Faces. Great Places.

South Dakota is an incredibly unique state in that each region offers a completely different experience then the others. Check out each of the regions to see what each has to offer!

Badlands

Western South Dakota

Featuring the Black Hills, Badlands, the Sturgis Rally. This region tends to be the most popular.

CENTRAL REGION

This region of South Dakota offers some of the best hunting and fishing in the entire central US. 

Eastern Region

The eastern region is home to the largest city in the state and provides visitors with a true "prairie" experience.