Being located in the in “The Heart of America” at the junction of I-90 and I-29 offers drive-in convenience and the Sioux Falls Regional Airport provides easy access by air. International hubs include Chicago, Minneapolis and Denver.
“The moment you arrive in Sioux Falls the artistic, agricultural/culinary and hospitality feel will immediately put a smile on your face,” said Alexa Steiner, Tourism Sales Manager for the Sioux Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Sioux Falls has recently debuted new state-of-the-art entertainment facilities and hundreds of new hotel rooms. The new Denny Sanford Premier Center seats 12,000 and has hosted major acts from country to Cirque De Solei and the Eagles.
Downtown Sioux Falls is also thriving and vibrant as ever. You can walk from one edge of downtown to other perusing boutiques, local eateries, and take in SculptureWalk. SculptureWalk is an exhibit of 55 sculptures from across the nation. Every year visitors get to vote on the “People’s Choice” award, which is purchased by the city and placed prominently at a prominent Sioux Falls location.
Falls Park is one of the must-see attractions in Sioux Falls and the city’s name sake located in on the edge of a vibrant downtown. The 123-acre park features a triple water fall, visitor’s information center and 5-story observation tower, Overlook Café and historic ruins all located on the banks of the Big Sioux River and visited by people from around the world.
A few other must-see attractions include: the Washington Pavilion, the city’s first high school featuring a performing arts center, visual arts center, and interactive science center; Center for Western Studies, featuring archives and exhibits of Native American and Scandinavian cultures; and Strawbale Winery, a winery tucked away between a 100-year-old barn, shelter belt, and grape vines in a farm setting. Coming Thanksgiving Day is Badlands Pawn, the Disneyland and Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory of Pawn Shops.
Wrap up your visit with hundreds of local cuisine choices, from farm to table options, Mediterranean, and world famous patisserie in historic settings to the comforts of a home-cooked meal.
“Sioux Falls is a must stop and stay spot that should not be missed because of its local and national music scene you will find live country, rock and bluegrass music in a large arena venues, smaller intimate venues or pubs every week and weekend.”
Sioux Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau
200 N. Phillips Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57104