Your US Bucket List: Top Family-Friendly Destinations in South Dakota!

Top Family-Friendly Destinations in South Dakota!

Whether you’re looking for an Educational Field Trip or a Fun Day Out with the Kids…

Or if you are planning a Family Vacation for Spring, Summer, Fall, or Winter Break…

Or maybe you’re a Full-Time Family touring the US in your van or RV….

Perhaps you are an International Traveler planning your next major excursion into the United States…

Whatever your reason for exploring the world with YOUR Family…

SPGFAN has THE BEST LISTS of Top Family-Friendly Destinations in Each of the 50 United States!

Load YOUR Itineraries with THE COOLEST Kid-Centered Adventures and Create Fabulous Memories to Last Their Entire Lives!

Learn, Play, Experience, Relax, and Enjoy Yourselves with These Great National Parks, State Parks, Theme Parks, Museums, Zoos, Aquariums, Nature Centers, Factory Tours, Historic Sites, Notable Homes, Cultural Attractions, Art Events, Live Performances, Sporting Events, Beaches, Mountains, Cities, Towns, Farms, and MORE!

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Top Family-Friendly Destinations in South Dakota!


1881 Courthouse MuseumCuster
Adams Homestead and Nature PreserveMcCook Lake
Adams Museum & HouseDeadwood
Akta Lakota MuseumChamberlain
Armed Forces Military Display and GiftsWasta
Augustana College Art GalleriesSioux Falls
Aurora County MuseumPlankinton
Austin-Whittemore HouseVermillion
Badlands National ParkInterior
Badlands Petrified GardenKadoka
Beauvais Heritage MuseumClark
Big Thunder Gold MineKeystone
Black Hills Mining MuseumLead
Black Hills Museum of Natural HistoryHill City
Bon Homme Heritage MuseumTyndall
Borglum Historical CenterKeystone
Brookings County MuseumVolga
Buechel Memorial Lakota MuseumSt. Francis
Buffalo Historical MuseumBuffalo
Buffalo Interpretive CenterFort Pierre
Campbell Original Straw Bale Built MuseumCarthage
Carnegie Resource CenterMitchell
Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo CenterFort Pierre
Cecil & Phyllis Melcher MuseumPlatte
Celebrity Hotel Memorabilia DisplayDeadwood
Center for Western StudiesSioux Falls
Chapel in the HillsRapid City
Children’s Museum of South DakotaBrookings
Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South DakotaHill City
Classic Wheels MuseumClark
Codington County Heritage MuseumWatertown
Corn PalaceMitchell
Corsica Historical MuseumCorsica
Cramer Kenyon Heritage HomeYankton
Crazy Horse MemorialCrazy Horse
Custer State ParkCuster
Dacotah Prairie MuseumAberdeen
Dahl Arts CenterRapid City
Dakota Discovery MuseumMitchell
Dakota Sunset MuseumGettysburg
Dakota Territorial MuseumYankton
Dakotaland MuseumHuron
Daneville Heritage MuseumViborg
Day County MuseumWebster
Days of ’76 MuseumDeadwood
D.C. Booth Historic National Fish HatcherySpearfish
De Smet Depot MuseumDe Smet
Clear Lake MuseumClear Lake
Cheryl’s Doll HouseLennox
Donald Christman Toy MuseumLake Norden
Douglas County MuseumArmour
Elkton Community MuseumElkton
Eureka Pioneer MuseumEureka
Faulk County Historical MuseumFaulkton
Fort Meade MuseumSturgis
Fort Sisseton Historical ParkLake City
Four Mile Old West TownCuster
Frederick Area Historical SocietyFrederick
Garretson Area Historical Society MuseumGarretson
Geddes Historic VillageGeddes
Granary Rural Cultural CenterGroton
Grand River MuseumLemmon
Grant County Historical Society MuseumMilbank
Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural HistorySioux Falls
Gary Historical MuseumGary
Gregory County History MuseumDallas
Harry’s Antique Safe MuseumMitchell
Heritage Hall MuseumFreeman
Heritage Center of Red Cloud Indian SchoolPine Ridge Indian Reservation
Hermosa Arts and History MuseumHermosa
High Plains Western Heritage CenterSpearfish
Historic Adams HouseDeadwood
Historic Chicago & Northwestern Railroad DepotRedfield
Historic Prairie VillageMadison
Hollands Grist MillMilbank
Ingalls HomesteadDe Smet
International Vinegar MuseumRoslyn
Jerauld County Pioneer MuseumWessington Springs
J.W. Parmley Historical HomeIpswich
Journey Museum and GardensRapid City
Keystone Historical MuseumKeystone
Klein MuseumMobridge
Lake Norden Historical SocietyLake Norden
Lake Poinsett Visitor Center and MuseumArlington
Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial SocietyDe Smet
Lennox MuseumLennox
Lewis and Clark Center Visitor CenterYankton
Little Village Farm MuseumDell Rapids
Loriks-Peterson Heritage HouseOldham
Lyman County MuseumPresho
Major James McLaughlin Heritage CenterMcLaughlin
The Mammoth SiteHot Springs
McWhorter House Museum and DepotMiller
Mead Cultural Education CenterYankton
Mellette HouseWatertown
Midland Pioneer MuseumMidland
Miner County Rural Life MuseumHoward
Minuteman Missile National Historic SiteJackson County
Mitchell Prehistoric Indian VillageMitchell
Moody County Museum and Research CenterFlandreau
Mount RushmoreKeystone
Museum of GeologyRapid City
Museum of Visual MaterialsSioux Falls
Museum of Wildlife, Science and Industry of NE South DakotaWebster
National Museum of WoodcarvingCuster
National Music MuseumVermillion
National Presidential Wax MuseumKeystone
Newell MuseumNewell
Nicollet TowerSisseton
Oglala Lakota College Historical CenterKyle
Old Courthouse MuseumSioux Falls
Petrified Wood ParkLemmon
Pettigrew Home & MuseumSioux Falls
Pickler MansionFaulkton
Pioneer Auto ShowMurdo
Pioneer Historical Museum of South DakotaHot Springs
Pollock Visitor and Interpretive CenterPollock
Porter Sculpture ParkMontrose
Prairie HomesteadPhilip
Prayer Rock MuseumBritton
Pyle HouseHuron
Redlin Art CenterWatertown
Scouter’s Attic MuseumSioux Falls
Sioux Empire Medical MuseumSioux Falls
Smith Zimmermann Heritage MuseumMadison
South Dakota Air and Space MuseumBox Elder
South Dakota Amateur Baseball Hall of FameLake Norden
South Dakota Art MuseumBrookings
South Dakota Cultural Heritage CenterPierre
South Dakota Discovery CenterPierre
South Dakota Hall of FameChamberlain
South Dakota National Guard MuseumPierre
South Dakota’s Original 1880 TownMurdo
South Dakota Agricultural Heritage MuseumBrookings
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology APEX GalleryRapid City
South Dakota State CapitolPierre
South Dakota State Railroad MuseumHill City
South Dakota Tractor MuseumKimball
Spink County MuseumRedfield
Springfield College MuseumSpringfield
Springfield Historical Society MuseumSpringfield
Stavig HouseSisseton
Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of FameSturgis
Telstar Mustang Shelby Cobra Restorations & MuseumMitchell
Timber Lake and Area MuseumTimber Lake
Trails, Trains & Pioneers MuseumEdgemont
Tri-State MuseumBelle Fourche
Tripp County Historical Society MuseumWinner
Union County MuseumElk Point
University of South Dakota Art GalleriesVermillion
Vancura ParkTabor
Verendrye MuseumFort Pierre
Wade’s Gold MillHill City
Washington Pavilion of Arts and ScienceSioux Falls
W. H. Over MuseumVermillion
Willow Lake Community MuseumWillow Lake
Wind Cave National ParkHot Springs
Wounded Knee MuseumWall

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