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Travel Safe ∫ Glacial Lakes & Prairies Tourism

Safely explore the lakes, prairies and small, charming towns of Northeast South Dakota.  Find COVID resources and plan your trip.

Due to the recent global outbreak of COVID-19, and recommendations from the CDC and
South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem, many of our members have altered business hours. 
While others may be closed.  Because of this, many events in the region have been cancelled
or postponed as well.  Please make sure you check with our members directly for further information.  Thank you!

For a list of Members and events affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic, click here.

Off the Beaten Path Adventure

Sometimes the road to adventure is the path less traveled, especially when that road leads to Northeast South Dakota.  When the time's right for you, find something new in our corner of the state.  You'll discover way more than you ever expected.

On your visit, please be mindful of a couple simple things you can to do keep our communities safe.  Wash your hands often.  Keep a safe distance of six feet from others.  And always wear a mask when social distance isn't possible.

Safe Travel Information

South Dakota has no state-wide travel restrictions in place, but you should still check for local guidelines and recommendations before you go.  Here are some more resources for the most current information.

South Dakota COVID Updates
South Dakota Tourism Information
Domestic Travel During COVID-19

Plan Your Visit

Outdoor Adventure

Famous for our fishing, known for our fields, Northeast South Dakota has outdoor recreation everywhere you look.  Find places where you can birdwatch, bike, hike and anything in between.
Things to Do

For Families

Planning for the whole crew?  Find wallet-friendly family favorites, like Bramble Park Zoo and Storybook Land.

Delicious Dining

There's something about local flavor that can't be beat.  Plan a food tour that'll satisfy any set of taste buds.
Places to Eat

Places to Stay

Hospitality so great it feels like home.
See Lodging

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Glacial Lakes & Prairies Regional Travel Guide

Read the digital guide or request a printed version.
Free Travel Guide

Do you have additional questions about Covid-19?  For more information, call South Dakota's Information Line at: 1-800-997-2880. 

Are you looking for support, help or someone to talk to?  Check out the following website for more information:  605 Strong