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Aquarium
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St. Joseph Cathedral , Sioux Falls
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Science Museum
Washington Pavilion , Sioux Falls
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Saturday food tours are a collection of tastes from different restaurants and breweries in Downtown Sioux Falls. Join us for the history of the city and some amazing bites that might surprise you.
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Hiking Trail
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Falls Park , Sioux Falls
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At Falls Park, you'll experience a 50 hectare (123 acre) urban oasis with historic points of interest and a waterfall. Start by asking for in

Sioux Falls

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Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. state of South Dakota. It is the county seat of Minnehaha County, and also extends into Lincoln County to the south. It is the 47th fastest-growing city in the United States and the fastest-growing metro area in South Dakota, with a population increase of 22% between 2000 and 2010.As of 2016, Sioux Falls had an estimated population of 174,360. The metropolitan population of 251,854 accounts for 29% of South Dakota's population. It is also the primary city of the Sioux Falls-Sioux City Designated Market Area, a larger media market region that covers parts of four states and has a population of 1,043,450. Chartered in 1856 on the banks of the Big Sioux River, the city is situated in the rolling hills on the western edge of the Midwest at the junction of Interstate 90 and Interstate 29.HistoryThe history of Sioux Falls revolves around the cascades of the Big Sioux River. The falls were created about 14,000 years ago during the last ice age. The lure of the falls has been a powerful influence. Ho-Chunk, Ioway, Otoe, Missouri, Omaha (and Ponca at the time), Quapaw, Kansa, Osage, Arikira, Dakota, and Cheyenne people inhabited and settled the region previous to Europeans and European descendants. Numerous burial mounds still exist on the high bluffs near the river and are spread throughout the general vicinity. Indigenous people maintained an agricultural society with fortified villages, and the later arrivals rebuilt on many of the same sites that were previously settled. Lakota populate urban and reservation communities in the contemporary state and many Lakota, Dakota, and numerous other Indigenous Americans reside in Sioux Falls today. Add Sioux Falls and other United States destinations to your travel plans using our United States itinerary maker site.

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