25 Famous Landmarks in South Dakota You Must Visit Story

By Gabrielle T

Introduction

25 Famous Landmarks in South Dakota You Must Visit Story

South Dakota is known for its history. From the badlands and wilderness to the famous...

Landmark 1

Badlands National Park

When in South Dakota, you'll want to make sure you visit one of the most...

Landmark 2

Jewel Cave National Monument

If you're looking for adventure and natural marvels while on your trip, you can't miss...

Landmark 3

National Music Museum

When you think about music, South Dakota may not be the first place that comes...

Landmark 4

U.S.S. South Dakota Battleship Memorial

A visit to the U.S.S. South Dakota Battleship Memorial deserves to be on any history...

Landmark 5

Mount Rushmore National Memorial

No list of Noth American landmarks would be complete without the Mount Rushmore National Memorial...

Landmark 6

Porter Sculpture Park

Porter Sculpture Park is less than a mile off the interstate near downtown Montrose. Though...

Landmark 7

Minuteman Missile National Historic Site

One of the most recent historical sites in South Dakota is also one of the...

Landmark 8

Good Earth State Park

Good Earth State Park is a less talked about South Dakota site. However, it holds...

Landmark 9

Wind Cave National Park

Though the prairie portion of Wind Cave National Park is worth seeing on its own...

Landmark 10

Custer State Park

South Dakota is home to many state parks. However, only one gets the honor of...

Landmark 11

Crazy Horse Memorial

The Crazy Horse Memorial is set to become the largest mountain carving in the world...

Landmark 12

Black Hills National Forest

One natural famous landmark in South Dakota you won't want to miss is Black Hills...

Landmark 13

Mount Moriah Cemetery

The Mount Moriah Cemetery, located on the mountain that gives the site its name, is...

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Landmark 14

Old Courthouse Museum

The Old Courthouse Museum commemorates what was the heart of the Minnehaha County government for...

Landmark 15

South Dakota Air And Space Museum

If you're an airplane or airforce buff, you need to add the South Dakota Air...

Landmark 16

Chapel In The Hills

Since 1969 Chapel in the Hills has been a quiet, peaceful retreat for locals and...

Landmark 17

Yellow Mounds Overlook

If you want a one-of-a-kind view of the Badlands, one of the SD monuments you...

Landmark 18

Bear Butte State Park

Bear Butte State Park may seem like any other mountain and prairie in South Dakota...

Landmark 19

SculptureWalk | Sioux Falls

If you find yourself in Sioux Falls, you have to make time for the SculptureWalk...

Landmark 20

South Dakota State Capitol

The South Dakota State Capitol is the civic heart of the state. It's where the...

Landmark 21

Roberts Prairie Dog Town

While the Badlands, in general, is a must-visit stop on your trip to South Dakota...

Landmark 22

Deadwood Historic District

Deadwood has become synonymous with the wild west. This fame has kept the city well...

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Landmark 23

Adams Homestead and State Nature Preserve

Originally a private residence, the Adams Homestead and State Nature Park were donated to South...

Landmark 24

Lake Herman State Park

Lake Herman State Park might be less famous than some South Dakota state park counterparts...

Landmark 25

Petrified Wood Park & Museum

One of the most overlooked South Dakota monuments is the Petrified Wood Park & Museum...

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Conclusion

In Conclusion

Whether you're a first-time South Dakota visitor or call the state your home away from...

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