- Our list of the best things to do in Aberdeen, South Dakota, features the top 11 nearby activities — including 3 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Aberdeen, SD has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 11 things to do within the city of Aberdeen, SD
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.
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.
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.
Providing arts resources for the community, Aberdeen Recreation & Cultural Center offers visitors a facility with amenities like a computer lab, indoor theater, classrooms, art galleries, and more. The center hosts a variety of arts programs, from painting to dancing.
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.
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.