Indoors and Outdoors, South Dakota Has Winter Covered

Cozy Indoor Attractions

  1. Museums: Redlin Art Center, South Dakota Art Museum and Days of 76 Museum are all worth spending hours enjoying.
  2. Breweries & Distilleries: Grab a brew, enjoy a tour and chat with a local in a cozy taproom at Lost Cabin Beer Company (Rapid City), Ben’s Brewing Co. (Yankton) or One-Legged Pheasant Brewery (Aberdeen).
  3. TV Famous Dining: CH Patisserie, located in Sioux Falls, features Chef Chris Hamner Winner of Bravo’s “Top Chef Just Desserts.” Food Network star Justin Warner recently opened Bokujo Ramen in Rapid City.

Winter Outdoor Activities

South Dakota’s parks remain open, along with incredible opportunities for outdoor activities.

  1. Skiing, Tubing and Snowboarding: Terry Peak Ski Area, Great Bear Ski Valley
  2. Snowmobile Trail Season
  3. Hiking & Snowshoeing: Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway and frozen waterfalls, Mount Roosevelt/The Friendship Tower

Winter Events & Festivals

  1. Annual Black Hills Stock Show & Rodeo (Rapid City): January 26- February 4, 2023
  2. Forks, Corks & Kegs Food, Wine & Beer Festival (Deadwood): April 14-15, 2023
  3. PBR (Professional Bull Riding) Invitational (Sioux Falls): March 31-April 2, 2023

Did you know South Dakota is home to restaurants owned by Food Network and Bravo chefs? Delicacies from ramen to French-inspired patisserie. Photo courtesy of Travel South Dakota

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