Fantastically Familiar

It's a great time of year to get out and experience something new, or see something familiar with a new perspective. Pack your bags, grab your camera, and get ready—you're about to take a staycation.

That's right, you won't need plane tickets for this trip, no long lines or security checks. You don't even have to worry about your itinerary! That's because we've created a comprehensive insider's guide for getting away right here around Pierre. Who ever said adventure can't be close to home?

Below you'll find all our favorite local attractions. Food and drink, art and music, shopping, unwinding, exploring with the family—it has something for travelers of all sorts. You might be surprised at what you find, and you'll never be so proud to call this place home.

Enjoy your stay.

Your Staycation Itinerary

Cattleman’s Steakhouse (restaurant)
Why we love it: Their ribeye is unbeatable.
Why you'll love it: Best steakhouse in the state!

Branding Iron Bistro (caffeine fix)
Why we love it: Best local spot for coffee, and more!
Why you'll love it: Try the coffee, of course, but also a caramel roll. Branding Iron has a full breakfast menu as well.

South Dakota Discovery Center (family fun)
Why we love it: So much to discover and learn.
Why you'll love it: This hands-on science museum is especially great for young ones.

Oahe Park (nearby park)
Why we love it: Easy access to water, fishing, hiking trails and more.
Why you'll love it: No matter how you enjoy Oahe Park, you'll leave refreshed.

Frisbee Golf (the outdoors are calling)
Why we love it: We have two fun courses in the area, both along the river.
Why you'll love it: Enjoy the beautiful outdoors with your friends or family.

Ready to Explore?

Discover adventure close to home.

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