Booking a Hotel in Brookings, SD

Brookings is an exciting, family-friendly city home to South Dakota State University, the largest university in the state. There is something for everyone to enjoy in Brookings from art and children’s museums to charming nature parks and gardens. The South Dakota State Art Museum highlights the diverse legacy of art in South Dakota as well as offering national and international art exhibits. Art lovers will not want to miss the annual Brookings Summer Arts Festival at Pioneer Park, which not only showcases extraordinary arts and crafts but delicious ethnic foods, historic displays, and antiques too. Families will find hours of entertainment at the Children's Museum of South Dakota where curiosity and creativity are encouraged through numerous hands-on exhibits. At the McCrory Gardens and South Dakota State Arboretum, visitors can stroll through the beautiful grounds home to hundreds of diverse flowers, trees, shrubs, and grasses. The Dakota Nature Park offers scenic multi-use trails, ponds for canoeing and fishing, and the Larson Nature Center.

Top Things to Do in Brookings, SD

  • Brookings County History Museum
  • Brookings Arts Council
  • Centennial Log Cabin
  • Children's Museum of South Dakota
  • Coughlin Campanile
  • Coughlin-Alumni Stadium
  • Dakota Nature Park
  • Fear Asylum Haunted House
  • Frost Arena
  • Hillcrest Aquatic Center
  • Indian Hills Park
  • Larson Nature Center
  • Larson Park
  • McCrory Gardens and South Dakota Arboretum
  • Outdoor Adventure Center of South Dakota
  • Pioneer Park
  • South Dakota Art Museum
  • South Dakota State Agricultural Heritage Museum
  • Splash Zone Waterpark
  • Veterans Memorial Park

Colleges & Universities Near Brookings, SD

  • South Dakota State University

Historical Sites Near Brookings, SD

  • Centennial Log Cabin
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Homes
  • South Dakota State Agricultural Heritage Museum
  • Woodbine Cottage

Hospitals Near Brookings, SD

  • Brookings Health System

Airports Near Brookings, SD

  • Watertown Regional Airport
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