- TripBuzz found 10 things to do with kids in or near Aberdeen, South Dakota.
- From Storybook Land to Wylie Thunder Road Go-Kart Bumper Boats, the Aberdeen area offers 8 different types of family activities, including: Amusement Parks (All Ages), Movie Theaters, Bowling and Go Karts.
- One of the largest cities in South Dakota, Aberdeen is home to both a private and state college. Rich in arts and culture, the town operates a performance theater and art gallery. And with several recreational programs, Aberdeen is also equipped with athletic fields, golf courses, tennis courts and an outdoor skating rink.
Wylie Thunder Road features go-karts on an 800 ft track, bumper boats, a miniature golf course, bungee trampolines and a laser maze challenge. They offer special rates and packages for groups and private parties.
Part of the larger Thunder Road Amusement Park, Thunder Road Miniature Golf is an outdoor 18-hole putt putt course. Accents of the course include waterfalls, colorfaul landscaping, and even a volcano that shoots out fire.
Many recreational activities are available at Wylie Park which includes the theme park Storybook Land. The park also features fun attractions like bumper boats, go karts, a large playground, bike paths, swimming, and wildlife exhibits.
Decorated with sculptures depicting famous fairy tales, Storybook Land Visitors Center offers visitors a park featuring a Yellow Brick Road walking path. In addition to sculptures, the center has a rock climbing wall, petting zoo, and maze.
A community museum, the Dacotah Prairie Museum features a permanent collection that includes both works of art and artifacts and natural history related items. The museum maintains a rotating schedule of exhibits.
Capitol Cinema is a local gem and shows a number of unique films, Hollywood blockbusters, and film festivals throughout the year. Visitors are encourage to take advantage of the subscriber card offered to promote deals and discounts on admission prices.
The Aberdeen Community Theater is a local theatrical group that regularly does productions on the stage of the Capitol Cinema. The group offers special performances for seniors, matinee shows, and also runs an improv group and class.