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Attractions

Storybook Land (photo courtesy David Becker)

Aberdeen

Aberdeen

Located at the junction of Highways U.S. 12 and 281. Aberdeen in the central migration flyway with more than 120 lakes has 2405 S. E. 6th Ave. • Aberdeen, SD 57401 many recreational opportunities for every season. Walk, bike, or jog down ests e u G several newly developed paths in and around the city. Indoor recreational v ecei R activities and snowmobiling are popular in the fall and winter months. $15 OFF With This Ad Upon Check In Aberdeen offers three golf courses (one private and two public), and $15 off rack rate, subject to availability, not valid with other discounts or during Special events. www.super8.com Exp. 12/23/13. Dakotas swimming at the Aberdeen Aquatic Center which features a leisure pool, 1-800-800-8000 ® Free SuperStart Breakfast • Free Internet • Indoor Pool lap pool, water slides, and a lazy river. A visit to the Dacotah Prairie Museum is a must. Wylie Park, one mile north on U.S. 281, features Storybook Land, a theme area capturing the myth and magic of nursery themes and fairy tales. The Land of Oz portrays the well known characters and setting from “The Wizard Of Oz”. A swimming area, paddle boats, canoes, camping, walking and bicycling trails are available. Fishing is permitted for children 16 years of age and under. Rides are available on a miniature train and an antique carousel. See animals and birds native to North America at the nearby zoo. Pari-mutuel Horse Racing is held the last three weekends in May of each year. The Brown County Fair, the largest single fair in the state is held in August. For more information, contact the Aberdeen Convention & Visitor’s Bureau at (605) 225-2414 or (800) 645-3851.

(605) 229-5005

Arlington

Located at the junction of U.S. Hwy. 14 and State Hwy. 81. Arlington was settled by Scandinavians in the late 1800’s. This small town is a favorite of the outdoor sportsman because it is surrounded by beautiful lakes and hunting areas. Lake Poinsett, a state recreation area, is only 13 miles from Arlington and boasts three resorts which rent boats and provide lodging, meals and entertainment. Other lakes close by are Lake Norden (popular with pheasant and duck hunters), Lake Albert, Badger and Badger Lake, Thisted Lake, Johnson Lake, Lake Tetonkaha and Lake Whitewood. Arlington’s City Park offers a variety of recreational activities with their city swimming pool, tennis courts and bowling alley. Arlington Days, celebrated during the last weekend of July, is an annual celebration and is known for its large street dance.

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Big Stone City

Located on U.S. Hwy. 12. The town of Big Stone City and lake are on the border of South Dakota and Minnesota. Big Stone City is a popular sportsman’s retreat, especially Walleye fishing. The USFA Team Walleye qualifying tournaments begin in May and continue until mid-June and the Annual Big Stone Walleye Classic is in June. For more information on these tournaments, phone (800) 568-5722. If you are traveling to this area in July, plan to attend the Annual Inkpa Days, a return to early history through a colorful celebration. This area of South Dakota is very beautiful. Whether you are an angler, boater, hiker or just a laid back vacationer with a camera, you will be delighted when you visit.

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Our Dakotas Travel & Recreation Directory is packed with relevant area travel information, places to see, things to do, outdoor recreation,...

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Our Dakotas Travel & Recreation Directory is packed with relevant area travel information, places to see, things to do, outdoor recreation,...

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