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So you’re coming from the south

History, art and pioneers await as you drive from the south to Aberdeen. Take an hour or take an afternoon to enjoy some of the unique sites.

Enjoy some green space


Once the home of Laura Ingalls Wilder, and the setting for the majority of her famed “Little House” books, a stop DeSmet is a great way to spend the afternoon on your way to Aberdeen.


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Photo courtesy of South Dakota Tourism

Many make an annual journey to Huron for the South Dakota State Fair, but there’s much more to do there! Stretch your legs in Huron on your way to Aberdeen.


At the crossroads of U.S. Highways 281 and 212, Redfield showcases history and small town charm.

Historic 1914 Chicago North Western Depot

Step back to 1914 when this depot was a bustling site of travel and commerce. Building continues to be graced with original virgin oak woodwork, art-carved marble floors, original furnished ticket office along with separate men and women’s rooms, lunchroom, kitchen, baggage room, and Railway Express Room. Exhibits enhance the story of the railroad development of Redfield. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Parks and recreation.


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Photo courtesy of South Dakota Tourism

From the third-largest piece of art to an historic residence, a stop in Faulkton is worth your time.

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