Find fun things to do in Sioux Falls, like biking along the Big Sioux River

With a location in the heart of downtown, the Country Inn & Suites, Sioux Falls, SD puts some of the area’s top attractions within walking distance. After a great night’s sleep in one of our rooms or suites, head right outside our door to enjoy a leisurely morning stroll or bike ride through Falls Park along the Big Sioux River. Later, you can attend a performance at the Washington Pavilion, view regional history exhibits at the Old Courthouse Museum, or see sculptures by local artists on the SculptureWalk trail. Little ones enjoy visiting the animals at the Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History, and kids of all ages love riding go-karts and playing laser tag at Thunder Road. If you’re in the mood for golf, you can test your skills at the interactive driving range at Great Shots. Looking for things to do in winter? Head over to Great Bear Ski Valley for a day of skiing and snow tubing.

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Old Courthouse Museum

0.36 mi / 0.58 km from the hotel
Local history comes to life at this Sioux Falls museum with fascinating exhibits, including a collection of Native American tools.

SculptureWalk Sioux Falls

0.38 mi / 0.61 km from the hotel
Check out award-winning sculptures from Sioux Falls artists along the trail of this year-round outdoor exhibit.

Thunder Road Sioux Falls

1.9 mi / 3.06 km from the hotel
This fun park has indoor and outdoor attractions that are sure to keep the whole family entertained for hours, including go-karts, a laser maze, and a bowling alley.

Great Shots

3.12 mi / 5.03 km from the hotel
Golfers of every skill level will enjoy teeing off on the three-story driving range at this unique facility. When you’re ready to put the clubs away, grab some food and drinks at the full-service on-site restaurant.

Butterfly House & Aquarium

3.6 mi / 5.79 km from the hotel
The Butterfly House & Aquarium offers educational fun for the whole family. Snap some pictures in the butterfly house, and then head to the stingray touch pool and Pacific tide pool to get up close and personal with fascinating sea animals.

Denny Sanford Premier Center

1.42 mi / 2.29 km from the hotel
Sports fans can attend Sioux Falls Skyforce basketball, Sioux Falls Storm indoor football, and Sioux Falls Stampede hockey games at this multipurpose venue. The center also hosts business conferences and concerts.

Falls Park

0.59 mi / 0.95 km from the hotel
Slip on your walking shoes for a scenic stroll along the Big Sioux River to Falls Park. Pack a picnic lunch to enjoy while you take in views of the waterfalls at this park that encompasses more than 128 acres.

Great Bear Ski Valley

3.61 mi / 5.81 km from the hotel
Whether you're looking for a scenic place to tie the knot or a convenient ski spot, Great Bear Ski Valley has it. With 14 downhill ski trails, a snow-tubing park, and hiking paths, there's excitement for all interests and skill levels.

Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History

2.02 mi / 3.25 km from the hotel
Embrace your wild side and meet more than 1,000 animals, including tigers, zebras, and snow monkeys, during your trip to the zoo. No visit is complete without a train ride and a stop to feed the koi fish.

Washington Pavilion

0.42 mi / 0.67 km from the hotel
Dedicated to the arts and sciences, Washington Pavilion offers educational classes and workshops as well as theatrical and musical performances.

Wild Water West

8.87 mi / 14.27 km from the hotel
With traditional waterslides for kids and a swim-up bar for adults, there's something for everyone at this water park. Want to stay dry? There are also go-karts, a mini golf course, and batting cages to keep you busy.