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Make These Communities Part Of Your Southeast South Dakota Adventure! 1 The Missouri National Recreational River: ★ This section of the Missouri River is part of the nation’s Wild and Scenic River system. It includes a 59-mile stretch between Gavins Point Dam and Ponca State Park and a 39-mile stretch between Ft. Randall Dam and Running Water. Diverse recreational pursuits include boating, fishing, hunting, canoeing, bird watching, camping and more. For more info visit

Known for “The Dells,” scenic rose quartzite rock formations. Distinctive architecture from the 1880s through the 1930s. Dell Rapids’ Historic Business District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Camping and lodging facilities available. PO Box 10, Dell Rapids, SD 57022, (605) 428-3595,


2 Wilde Prairie Winery: Join us in the country for a taste of our handcrafted wines from South Dakota grown grapes, fruits and honey. Winery and vineyard are on our farm just north of I-90 west of Hwy 11. Thurs.-Mon. May 1st to Nov. 30th. 48052 259th St., Brandon, 605582-6471,


3 South Dakota Art Museum: Explore wide open ★ spaces and discover the spirit of the prairie at the South Dakota Art Museum. Galleries feature Native American art, work by Harvey Dunn and a dynamic exhibit schedule. Admission is free. Learn more at 936 Medary Ave., Brookings, SD 57007, (605) 688-5423. 4 Children’s Museum of South Dakota: ★ Play. Learn. Discover! Fun memories await your family. Cruise down KidStreet, play in our indoor and outdoor Prairie spaces, or discover your inner artist. Meet Mama T. Rex! Tuesday Saturday 10am-5pm; Sun. 125pm; Closed Mondays. Hungry? Café Coteau inside museum. Brookings, SD, 605-692-6700, 5 “Laura’s ★


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DE SMET Living Prairie”: Interactive pioneer

heritage museum on the land Laura Ingalls Wilder’s family homesteaded. Covered wagon rides, 1880s school session, pioneer activities. Camping available. Open Memorial Day - Labor Day, 9am-7pm daily. Call for spring and autumn hours. 20812 Homestead Road, De Smet, SD 57231. 1-800-776-3594, email:,


7 Located 4 miles off Interstate 90 ★ between Mitchell and Sioux Falls. Camping, swimming, sand volleyball, city parks. Emery FUN Days June 10-11, 2017. 560 South Dakota Hwy. 262, Emery, SD 57332, Ph: 605-449-4455,, email:


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Preserving a rich German heritage. Schmeckfest in Spring, Heritage Hall Museum, Prairie Arboretum, golf, REEMAN camping, parks, swimming, ethnic foods, unique shopping. Located on US Hwy 81, 23 miles south of I-90 and 35 miles west of I-29. P.O. Box 43, Freeman, SD 57029, 1-888-595-9755,


9 Schmeckfest: March 24, 25 & March ★ 31, April 1, 2017. An annual festival of tasting and heritage featuring a German-Russian familystyle meal and an acclaimed musical theatre production. Traditional foods and handicrafts are demonstrated and sold. Advance tickets needed for the meal. More information at or 605-925-4542. 10 The Vintage Vault: Located in the historic First Nation★ al Bank building, 1906. Recognized as a National and State Register of Historic Places. Fabulous destination shopping: emporium of gifts, hand-made arts and crafts, confections, vintage inspired décor. Wednesday-Friday 9:00am-5:30pm; Saturday 9:00am-2:30pm. 394 S. Main, Freeman, SD 57029, 605-925-4200,, email:


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WaterCrest Hotel/Howard Conference Center: SD’s only GREEN HOTEL. Centrally located in prime pheasant country, fishing lakes, 24 rooms, restaurant, Maroney’s Bar, the perfect escape from the city for business meetings, weddings, retreats or pleasure. Customized stays to fit your needs. 103 S. Main Street, Howard, SD 57349. 605-772-4700.


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Located on SD 34 & US 81, Madison is an hour from Sioux Falls, Brookings, Watertown, Mitchell nestled between Lake Madison and Lake Herman. Offering great shopping, lodging, dining and outdoor recreation, Madison is a progressive community surrounded by an abundance of natural beauty. Madison Chamber of Commerce,, 605-256-2454.

13 Historic Prairie Village: 40 restored buildings, daily carousel rides, train rides 2:00 pm Saturdays, Chapel Car “Emmanuel”, over 300 electrical camp sites, 2 shower houses. 55th annual Steam Threshing Jamboree August 24-27, 2017. Open May 7 – Labor Day 2017. 605-256-3644. PO Box 256, Madison, SD 57042.


14 Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village: South ★ Dakota’s only active archaeological site open to the public! A 1,000 year-old Native American village on the shores of Lake Mitchell. Kids can dig for a free arrowhead! Learn to throw a spear! Fun for the entire family! 3200 Indian Village Rd, Mitchell, SD 57301, (605) 996-5473,

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15 Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel ★ Conference Center: Splash-RAGEOUS Indoor


WaterPark. Outdoor Pool. 225 Rooms. Free WIFI. Maple Street Café, kids 8 & under eat for 99 cents (with paying adult). Frankie’s Sports Bar & Grill. AAA. Pet Friendly. I-29, Exit 81 (East one block) 605-336-0650,, 16 Clubhouse Hotel & Suites: Complimentary deluxe ★ continental breakfast. Free WIFI. Fitness Center. Indoor Water PlayLand. Fabulous Outdoor Courtyard. Direct access to the City bike trail. Pet Friendly. Shuttle Service. 2320 S. Louise Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57106, I-29 Exit 78, East One Block, 605-361-8700, Reservations: 866-534-7700,, email: 17 Old Courthouse Museum / Pettigrew Home ★ & Museum: Experience history at the Old Courthouse Museum with 3 floors of regional history exhibits. Elegant 1889 Pettigrew Home features exhibits of Sioux Falls in the late 1800s. Free admission. 200 W. 6th St./ 131 N. Duluth Ave., Sioux Falls, SD, (605) 367-4210, 18 Prairie Berry East Bank: Downtown Sioux Falls’ ★ best-kept secret for Miner Brewing Company craft beers and award-winning Prairie Berry Winery wines, all made in South Dakota. Enjoy our menu items that pair perfectly with our wines and craft beers. 322 East 8th St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103, (605) 496-7175, follow us

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19 National Music Museum: One of largest collections ★ of historic musical instruments in world: Stradivari violin, guitar, and mandolin; the earliest-known cello; Adolphe Sax saxophones; celebrity guitars. Free audiodevice use. Open year-round. Hours on website. 414 E Clark, Vermillion, SD (Corner of Clark & Yale, USD campus), (605) 677-5306,, email:

YANKTON 20 Yankton Chamber and Visitors Center: Enjoy ★ outdoor recreation on the Missouri River and Lewis & Clark Lake. Take a stroll on the longest pedestrian bridge connecting two states and join us for Riverboat Days & Summer Arts Festival each August. 803 E. 4th Street. Yankton, SD 57078, 605665-3636, 21 Cramer-Kenyon Heritage Home: Experience history ★ at the Cramer-Kenyon Heritage Home, featuring Eastlake Stick Style architectural design and elegant Queen Anne interior - built in 1886 by James H. Teller, Secretary of the Dakota Territory. Open Memorial Day-Labor Day, Wed.-Sun. 1-4pm. Off season - call for reservation. Admission fee. 509 Pine St., Yankton, SD, (605) 665-7470, 22 Lewis & Clark Recreation Area: Experience the ★ breathtaking natural beauty of Lewis & Clark Lake in Yankton. Simply sensational – swimming, boating, fishing, water skiing, jet skiing, hiking, biking, playgrounds, dining, daily activities, horse trails and more! 44349 SD Hwy 52, Yankton, SD 57078. Ph. 605-668-2985,

Southeast South Dakota Winery Trail: Visit local wineries who grow their own grapes and make their wine on the premises. They offer tours, wine tasting and special events throughout the year. Request a free Winery Trail brochure by calling 1-888353-7382 or visit

Southeast South Dakota Tourism 1101 Broadway, Suite 113, Yankton, SD 57078 1-888-353-7382 • Photos by South Dakota Tourism This publication was paid for in part by funding from South Dakota Tourism.

2017 Southeast South Dakota Adventure Map  
2017 Southeast South Dakota Adventure Map