Get Ready For The Sale Of The Year With The 90-Mile Yard Sale In South Dakota

South Dakota is known for A LOT of things (AKA world-class landmarks, delicious food, and some of the friendliest folks you’ll ever meet!), but did you know that we also know how to save a buck or two? If you consider yourself to be thrifty as well, you will want to mark your calendars now for Scavenger’s Journey in South Dakota. It’s an epic, sprawling 90-mile yard sale in South Dakota that you’ll have to see to believe. It may just be the world’s largest yard sale and it’s certainly the largest flea market in South Dakota.

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Amazing Attractions in South Dakota

May 14, 2023

What are some unique attractions in South Dakota?

Unique attractions in South Dakota include:

  • The Mammoth Site in Hot Springs. This is an ongoing paleontological dig with more mammoth fossils than anyplace else.
  • Geographic Center of the Nation Monument in Belle Fourche. When you come to this monument, you’ll be standing in the geographic center of America.
  • Mount Rushmore National Monument. This massive sculpture of four U.S. Presidents is the only one of its kind.
  • Mount Moriah Cemetery. Walk among the final resting places of various legends of the Old West with a ton of history.

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What are the weirdest places in South Dakota?

The weirdest places in South Dakota include:

  • 1800 Homestead Cabin in Badlands. This is an extremely old cabin with no electricity or running water if you really want to rough it.
  • Stratobowl. This is a treeless spot in the middle of a forest that has become the launching pad for an annual hot-air balloon festival.
  • Porter Sculpture Park. Come to this park to see sculptures of bull heads, dragons, and much more.
  • Cosmos Mystery Area. This attraction has a tour that seems to defy physics with water running uphill and various other illusions.

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What are some bucket list attractions in South Dakota?

Bucket list attractions in South Dakota include:

  • Ingalls Homestead in De Smet. This was the setting for part of the Little House on the Prairie books that is a must-see.
  • 1880 Train. This is an old train that you can ride on which takes you through the most scenic parts of the Black Hills.
  • Reptile Gardens in Rapid City. This is a reptile zoo with lizards, snakes, tortoises, crocodiles, amphibians, and more.
  • Winner Drive-In. See movies the old-fashioned way at this outdoor drive-in movie theater and get a touch of nostalgia.

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