Sioux Falls, South Dakota is a small city located in the south east corner of South Dakota. It may be a small city but it is the largest in the area and it offers many attractions for visitors to the city.
The Great Plains Zoo is a fabulous place to visit especially for kids. The animals are exhibited in a natural setting for each animal. A gift shop features nice books and many souvenirs to help you remember your day at the zoo. You can take a train ride around the exhibits when you get tired of walking. An admission of $6.80 for adults and $3.80 for kids is charged.
When we visit Sioux Falls we always take time to visit Falls Park . The park is right in the center of the city and it is well maintained. It is peaceful to watch the water gently glide over the falls. You can take a walk along the river and see historic buildings located in the park. In the river rock you can even find some fossils. This is a free park so anyone can enjoy it.
Buffalo Ridge Cowboy Museum tells the history of the state. Get some education about South Dakota and visit this museum. While you are there stop at the restaurant and enjoy a real buffalo burger. There is an admission of $6 for adults and $4 for kids.
If you would like to have a spiritual experience you can go to Pipe Stone National Monument . It is just north east of Sioux Falls . It is a about a half hour drive but it is worth it. A museum explains why and how the pipestone was used and how it was carved by the local Indians. You can take wildlife trails and see the pipestone cliffs. You can see more about it at www.nps.gov.
Outdoor Campus is a unique place you can visit to get some hands on learning. You can take classes that are outdoors and learn some information about the great outdoors. You can cook over an open fire or learn about the wild animals in the area. If you like butterflies there is a special house filled with them. You can learn how to preserve history here.
Sioux Falls , South Dakota has a surprising amount of attractions. If you would like to find out more about what it has to offer you can go to www.10best.com.