Find travel inspiration from Tariq, the “Corn Kid” and South Dakota’s official Corn-bassador
More Corny Fun for All
Ingalls Homestead, De Smet
There’s more than a kernel of fun on the land that inspired author Laura Ingalls Wilder. Take a covered wagon ride, drive a pony cart, and make your own corn cob doll in this inspiring prairie that’s fun for all ages … but especially the little ones.
Good Roots Farm & Gardens, Brookings
Explore the beauty of nature while learning about how delicious food – like corn, of course – makes it from the soil to your table. Bonus: every Sunday is wood-fired pizza night, adding a delicious element to an already enjoyable experience.
Sanderson Gardens, Aurora
Don’t miss this hidden gem along Highway 14 in northwest South Dakota. Pick your own produce at this relaxing and welcoming farm where the motto is “New food at used prices!”
Washington Pavilion Kirby Science Discovery Center, Sioux Falls
This monument to edu-tainment features more than 100 interactive exhibits including “Grow It!”, where kids can pretend-pick corn and other crops that make agriculture very, very fun!
Stockyards Ag Experience, Sioux Falls
Not far away is this engaging collection of exhibits designed to get kids excited about agriculture & nature. Interactive exhibits blur the lines between play and education. Don’t miss the “Where Does Corn Go?” exhibit!
Heartland Country Corn Maze, Harrisburg
Corn can’t be fun? Tariq and thousands of annual visitors disagree. Enjoy this established corn maze just south of Sioux Falls. You’ll pop with corn-citement at this 11-acre maze carved out of towering corn stalks. Maps and hints are available. Put some extra "stalk" in your search for the hidden checkpoint to win a free treat from the Concession Barn! In the words of our Corn-bassador, “I can’t imagine a more beautiful thing."