This Charming Homestead In South Dakota Will Be Your New Favorite Destination

Did you ever read or watch the Little House on the Prairie series? It served as a memorable story for countless of children through decades and continues to be passed down and read by children and adults alike today. The world created within them of the early pioneer days that the author Laura Ingalls Wilder lived through herself, and served as a place that filled the imaginations of all the readers of her books.

You can visit the very homestead she lived on and wrote about in South Dakota, in the small town of De Smet. It’s known as the Ingalls Homestead – Laura’s Living Prairie. It will take you directly back to life then and is also an absolute delight to experience.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

For more information on the homestead, reservations, and history, visit the Ingalls Homestead site.