The Unique South Dakota Day Trip That Combines The Best Coffee And Antique Shops
On the weekend, there is no better way to spend your time than treasure hunting at one of South Dakota’s world-class antique stores. If you want to make the experience even better, however, there is only one way to do so, which is by also visiting some of our locally-owned coffee shops! Do you want to save time and get the most bang for your buck? Then follow our day trip itinerary that combines the best coffee and antique stores in South Dakota (link to the interactive map can be found
1. Sturgis Coffee Company (Sturgis)
What better way to kick off a day of antiquing than by fueling up on caffeine at Sturgis Coffee Company?! Opened in 2000, Sturgis Coffee has everything from a laid-back atmosphere to unbeatable gourmet drinks. Yum!
Address: 2275 Lazelle Street, Sturgis, SD 57785
2. St. Joe Antiques Mall (Rapid City)
Malls are often thought of as one-stop shops for everything you could ever need and St. Joe's in Rapid City is no exception! Spanning 2 stories and a whopping 21,000-square-feet, St. Joe's Antique Mall is home to everything from hard-to-find collectibles to fine china and vintage knick-knacks. (Psst... it's easy to get lost in here so make sure to bring a friend!)
Address: 615 St. Joseph Street, Rapid City, SD 57701
3. Pure Bean Coffee House (Rapid City)
After wandering around St. Joe's for a while, it is time to refuel at Pure Bean! Named the "Most Beautiful Coffee Shop" in South Dakota by Architecture + Design, Pure Bean is sure to leave you feeling refreshed (via the ambiance), revitalized (via your drink of choice), and ready to drive to Chamberlain.
Address: 201 Main Street, Rapid City, SD 57701
4. Old West Trading Post (Chamberlain)
Located in Chamberlain, the Old West Trading Post lives up to its name with an impressive collection of Old West memorabilia, plus books, vintage clothing, and turn-of-the-century furniture. Serving your antique needs since 1998, the Trading Post also boasts a friendly and knowledgable staff ready to help you discover your new favorite piece.
Address: 122 South Main Street, Chamberlain, SD 57325
5. Second Impression Palace Antique Mall (Mitchell)
You know Mitchell as being home to the world's only corn palace, but did you know that it is also home to one of the best antique shops in the state? Welcome to Second Impression; a multi-vendor shop that - like St. Joe's - has 2 floors of beautiful antiques and treasures.
Address: 412 North Main Street, Mitchell, SD 57301
6. Elixir Roasterie (Mitchell)
Are you feeling tired? One final coffee stop it is! Also located in Mitchell, the Elixir Roasterie is a southeast SoDak favorite that serves not only great coffee but an assortment of sandwiches, baked goods, and desserts.
Address: 312 North Main Street, Mitchell, SD 57301
7. Aunt-T'S-Ques Wayside Shoppe (Hartford)
If you live for the hunt, get ready to go crazy for Aunt-T'S-Ques and their rare china, art, toys, and decor. Note: We know that this is supposed to be a one-day trip, but you may want to plan for longer, as you can easily spend an entire day at Aunt-T'S alone!
Address: 46312 Kelsey Drive, Hartford, SD 57033
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