Parker Is A Small Town In South Dakota You’ve Never Heard Of But Will Fall In Love With
When it comes to picturesque small towns, there is no place quite like the Mount Rushmore State, which prides itself on charming communities with super friendly residents. One of these small towns that many have never heard of but need to visit is the quaint Parker… and here is why:
Located in Turner County, Parker is home to just over 1,000 residents who demonstrate the town's motto of "Life's A Little Bigger In A Small Town."
Incorporated in 1883, Parker was named after the railroad official's wife's maiden name and boasts a rich history of - you guessed it - the railroad!
While the railroad industry is nowhere as prominent as it once was, Parker is still a great place to live or visit, thanks to its charming downtown area...
What is your thing? Boutiques and shopping local? Non-chain pharmacies? Fragrant floral and gift shops? Whatever you crave, you will find it here in Parker.
...Special events and community pride...
Whether it be seasonal festivals and activities, car shows, or the fair, there is no shortage of new things to see and do.
...And down-home restaurants with food as good as mom used to make!
Pizza (like the pictured pan-style buffalo chicken pizza from T.J. Kerner's Restaurant), Mexican, burgers, and other various comfort food? The gang is all here in Parker.
Are you looking for the perfect place to raise your family? Parker is also home to one of the best school districts in the state, as well as close proximity to the large and exciting Sioux Falls!
To learn even more about life in Parker and why you should visit, check out the City of Parker, South Dakota's
What is your favorite thing to do in Parker? Let us know in the comments! For even more charming small towns around South Dakota, click on
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