It's a great time of year to get out and experience something new, or see something familiar with a new perspective. Gas up the tank, 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 Club Steakhouse (restaurant)
Why we love it: Our favorite local spot for steak!
Why you'll love it: The steak, the atmosphere, and the view. There’s nothing you won’t love.
The Capitol & the Flaming Fountain (arts & culture)
Why we love it: Some of the most beautiful architecture in the area.
Why you'll love it: Don't miss the built-in I-spy game.
Discovery Center (family fun)
Why we love it: Fun for the whole family!
Why you'll love it: The Discovery Center is an interactive science and nature museum
Oahe Dam and State Park (nearby park)
Why we love it: Incredible outdoor views and trails!
Why you'll love it: You'll also have access to some of the state's best fishing.
Fare Harbor paddle boarding (looking for adventure)
Why we love it: That's right—paddle board down the Missouri River!
Why you'll love it: This activity is both relaxing and adventurous, whichever you're after.