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Ready to plan your trip to South Dakota? We’re here to help by sharing recommendations and trip planning resources.


Catch Missouri River views at scenic resorts and hotels or stop over for a historical stay in a charming downtown. Dine at local favorites or eat at popular attractions with restaurants on-site, including Crazy Horse Memorial. Spot baby critters such as bison and bighorn sheep as you explore state parks, then discover quirky, must-see sites like the World’s Only Corn Palace along South Dakota’s interstates. No matter what you want to see or do, we have tips, tricks and itinerary ideas to help plan your perfect stay.


Search for things to do and places to visit, as well as upcoming and ongoing events at the top of the page. Below, you’ll find lodging options, restaurants, itineraries, tips, travel services and directions

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South Dakota is where buffalo roam, gunslingers entertain, and mountains & monuments stand tall over open land. Produced by the award-winning Armchair Productions and recorded on-location throughout South Dakota, this audio adventure podcast is designed to do more than just let you hear what it’s like to be there!


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