- Our list of the best things to do in Brookings, South Dakota, features the top 15 nearby activities — including 5 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Brookings, SD has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 14 things to do within the city of Brookings, SD , followed by 1 popular activity in the nearby city of Flandreau
George's Pizza Sioux Falls MoreLess Info
Pizza and Greek food fills menu at family-friendly eatery, which crafts its pizza dough daily and uses only 100% real mozzarella cheese
Children of all ages are encouraged to learn and play at the Children's Museum of South Dakota. Interactive exhibits, hands-on experimentation, and demonstrations help young visitors to both have fun and learn about science, geography, and history.
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309 5th Street, Suite 100, Brookings, SD 57006 MoreLess Info
Producing a variety of different kinds of beers, the Wooden Legs Brewing Company is a restaurant and brewery that always has beer on tap. The brewery makes seasonal beers and holds nightly events, such as 'Open Mic Night'.
There are over 25 acres of formal garden displays at the McCory Gardens. Hundreds of different trees, shrubs, grasses, and flowers are placed in harmonious settings to create beautiful landscaping for general viewing and learning about gardening and plants.
The collections of local artists and various exhibits is an attraction to the South Dakota Art Museum. Membership, support, and shopping is available towards the museum for those interested in supporting local artists.
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925 11th St, Brookings, SD 57006 MoreLess Info
A museum dedicated to preserving the heritage and rural history of the experiences, culture, and diverse environment is the South Dakota State Agricultural Heritage Museum. There is free admission with many exhibits that depict the life and history of South Dakota's agricultural past.
Hillcrest Aquatic Center features four distinctive swimming pools. The center has a 50 meter pool with diving boards and water slide, a wading pool, a plunge pool for tubing and body sliding, and a leisure pool for kids.
Featuring 26 lanes, Prairie Lanes offers open and league bowling, birthday packages, karaoke nights and glow-in-the-dark bowling. The bowling center provides shoe rental and a full service restaurant as well as a lounge area.
Featuring an 18-hole disc golf course, Larson Park provides open grass fields including a multipurpose field suitable for soccer or football. The park also has basketball courts, a playground and a trail for biking and walking.
Dedicated to preserving the history of agriculture in the local area, the Agricultural Heritage Museum displays a number of exhibits that do just that. These exhibits include depictions of agricultural technology, crops, and livestock.
Located on the campus of South Dakota State University, the Memorial Art Center is a free art museum that displays a large variety of artistic creations. The museum contains numerous paintings from artists both national and international.