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Places to Go

No matter what region of South Dakota you’re visiting, you’ll discover incredible attractions and places to visit. 

Hit the waterways of the Missouri River or visit the capital in the central region. Explore national parks, monuments and caves in the Black Hills and Badlands of the west region. Learn about frontier history and Native American culture on the glacial lakes and prairies of the northeast region. Sample local wines, go fishing on more than 175 lakes, or discover the exceptional art scene in South Dakota’s largest city—all in the state’s southeast region. Whether you’re on a solo journey or traveling with friends or family, South Dakota’s diverse regions offer unique experiences for everyone.   

Using the tools above, you’ll find things to do and tips for planning your South Dakota adventure. Below, take a deeper look at each of our distinctive regions for more trip ideas.  
 

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