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.

The 3600 square foot light room features over 800 live butterflies flying free.  Also breathtaking are the flight room’s lush tropical plants, 5 foot waterfall, and koi pond.

The Sertoma Butterfly House is open to the public year round, and has special hours for photographers a few times a month.  A gift shop at the butterfly house features a unique collection of butterfly related books, t-shirts, and gift items.

The History of Mount Rushmore

The History of Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore, a symbol of American history and democracy, is carved into the granite face of the Black Hills in South Dakota. This monumental sculpture, depicting four esteemed U.S. presidents, was authorized by Congress on March 3, 1925, and completed in 1941 after...

The History of Minuteman Missle National Historic Site

The History of Minuteman Missle National Historic Site

The Minuteman Missile National Historic Site stands as a stark reminder of the Cold War era, encapsulating a period when the threat of nuclear war between the United States and the Soviet Union was a pervasive reality. This historic site offers a glimpse into the...

The History of Jewel Cave in the Black Hills of South Dakota

The History of Jewel Cave in the Black Hills of South Dakota

Jewel Cave National Monument, a sparkling subterranean wonder nestled in the Black Hills of South Dakota, captivates visitors with its extensive network of passageways lined with dazzling calcite crystals. As the third-longest cave in the world, Jewel Cave's intricate...

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.