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South Dakota Tourism and Sightseeing
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Mount Rushmore National Memorial Top Attraction!
National Park in Keystone, SD USA

National Memorial The four figures carved in stone on Mount Rushmore represent the first 150 years of American history. The birth of our nation was guided by the vision and courage of George Washington.


Wind Cave National Park
Wind Cave National Park Top Attraction!
National Park in Hot Springs, SD USA

National Park One of the world's longest and most complex caves and 28,295 acres of mixed-grass prairie, ponderosa pine forest, and associated wildlife are the main features of the park.

1880 Train's Holiday Express
1880 Train's Holiday Express things to do on a rainy day in Rapid City, SD
Excursion in Hill City, SD USA

Take a train ride to the North Pole on the 1880 Train! Experience the magic as you take a one hour long journey from Hill City to the North Pole where Santa will be waiting to get on board the train and ride it back to Hill City. On the ride back, Santa will present each child with a special gift.

1880 Train, Black Hills Central Railroad
1880 Train, Black Hills Central Railroad
Excursion in Hill City, SD USA

Scenic steam train ride between Hill City and Keystone, SD All aboard for a two hour train ride through the Black Hills of South Dakota. The 1880 Train is a tourist railroad that has been in operation since 1957.

Black Hills Caverns
Black Hills Caverns things to do on a rainy day in Rapid City, SD
Historic Site in Rapid City, SD USA

Beautiful Cave Black Hills Caverns offers a fun family activity with cave tours, gemstone panning and for young children, a free crystal mine. You can explore the beautiful underground wind caverns, dig and sluice for rocks and gemstones in a lovely Black Hills location.


Jewel Cave National Monument
Jewel Cave National Monument
National Park in Custer, SD USA

National Monument Buried beneath the Black Hills of South Dakota is the fascinating underground world of Jewel Cave.

Missouri National Recreational River
Missouri National Recreational River
National Park in Yankton, SD USA

National Recreation River

Mitchell Area Community Theatre
Mitchell Area Community Theatre things to do on a rainy day in South Dakota
Theatre in Mitchell, SD USA

Community Theatre-Performing Arts Center We are a local area community theatre/performing arts center in Mitchell, SD. We perform five productions during our normal season. Our five season shows normally run in July, October, December, February and May and consist of musicals, dramas and comedies.

The Elks Theatre
The Elks Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Rapid City, SD
Theatre in Rapid City, SD USA

Historic downtown facility the hosts all types of events. Our historic main auditorium seats over 600 and host a wide variety of events: movies, film festivals, concerts, corporate seminars, private parties, ect.. Our screening room was the historic ballroom, with the dome ceiling preserved.


Virtual Detective Games
Virtual Detective Games things to do on a rainy day in Sioux Falls, SD
Theatre in Sioux Falls, SD USA

Live action online games! We are offering several new forms of entertainment and live action games all from the comfort of your home online including CyberSleuth, Follow Me, and Partners in Crime...

Backstreet Boys: DNA World Tour
Backstreet Boys: DNA World Tour things to do on a rainy day in Sioux Falls, SD
Sep 10, 2021 (Friday) Concert event in Sioux Falls, SD USA

Backstreet Boys: DNA World Tour September 10, 2021 at Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, SD 7:30PM

Chris Stapleton's All-American Roadshow
Chris Stapleton's All-American Roadshow things to do on a rainy day in Sioux Falls, SD
Oct 16, 2021 (Saturday) Concert event in Sioux Falls, SD USA

Chris Stapleton's All-American Roadshow October 16, 2021 at Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, SD 7:00PM

Chris Young at Denny Sanford PREMIER Center
Chris Young at Denny Sanford PREMIER Center things to do on a rainy day in Sioux Falls, SD
This Weekend, Oct 24, 2020 (Saturday) Concert event in Sioux Falls, SD USA

Chris Young October 24, 2020 at Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, SD 8:00PM

Cole Swindell: Down To Earth Tour at Sanford Pentagon
Cole Swindell: Down To Earth Tour at Sanford Pentagon things to do on a rainy day in Sioux Falls, SD
Today, Oct 22, 2020 (Thursday) Concert event in Sioux Falls, SD USA

Cole Swindell: Down To Earth Tour October 22, 2020 at Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, SD 7:00PM

Impractical Jokers The Scoopski Potatoes Tour
Impractical Jokers The Scoopski Potatoes Tour things to do on a rainy day in Sioux Falls, SD
Jun 27, 2021 (Sunday) Theater event in Sioux Falls, SD USA

Impractical Jokers ""The Scoopski Potatoes Tour" June 27, 2021 at Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, SD 5:00PM

Little Big Town at Denny Sanford PREMIER Center
Little Big Town at Denny Sanford PREMIER Center things to do on a rainy day in Sioux Falls, SD
Jun 19, 2021 (Saturday) Concert event in Sioux Falls, SD USA

Little Big Town June 19, 2021 at Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, SD 8:00PM

Luke Combs - What You See Is What You Get Tour
Luke Combs - What You See Is What You Get Tour things to do on a rainy day in Sioux Falls, SD
Sep 18, 2021 (Saturday) Concert event in Sioux Falls, SD USA

Luke Combs - What You See Is What You Get Tour September 18, 2021 at Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, SD 7:00PM

Matchbox Twenty 2021 at Denny Sanford PREMIER Center
Matchbox Twenty 2021 at Denny Sanford PREMIER Center things to do on a rainy day in Sioux Falls, SD
Sep 08, 2021 (Wednesday) Concert event in Sioux Falls, SD USA

Matchbox Twenty 2021 September 08, 2021 at Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, SD 7:30PM

Megadeth and Lamb of God at Denny Sanford PREMIER Center
Megadeth and Lamb of God at Denny Sanford PREMIER Center things to do on a rainy day in Sioux Falls, SD
Next Month, Nov 03, 2020 (Tuesday) Concert event in Sioux Falls, SD USA

Megadeth and Lamb of God November 03, 2020 at Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, SD 6:00PM

Aberdeen Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Aberdeen Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Visitor Bureau in Aberdeen, SD USA

Why stop here? Aberdeen has wonderful annual events, free attractions, and affordable family fun. We have two state parks within a few miles of the city, many hotels, local campgrounds, and hunting lodges for visitors to stay during their visit.

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Best Places to Stay in South Dakota


Econo Lodge Custer
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From $72 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.
Goldenwest Cabin
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From $115 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Pancho's Hideout
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Non Smoking Rooms.
Staybridge Suites Sioux Falls At Empire Mall Hotel
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From $115 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.
Sujak On Sunnyhill B&b
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From $139 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Time to Visit South Dakota


The best time to visit South Dakota is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the mid 60's and highs in the upper 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 50's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the low 40's and highs in the low 50's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the upper 20's.

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Monthly Temperatures in South Dakota


Month Low Avg High
January 6.6 18.2 29.8
February 12.2 23.5 34.9
March 21.3 33.0 44.6
April 31.8 44.3 56.7
May 43.4 55.7 67.9
June 53.1 65.5 77.8
July 59.0 71.6 84.2
August 56.8 69.8 82.8
September 46.1 59.8 73.5
October 34.3 47.7 61.0
November 21.0 32.1 43.1
December 10.3 21.6 32.9

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