Itineraries

Home to the entirely unique Corn Palace, Mitchell invites you and your group to stand amongst history in a structure with a rich tradition of attracting the unusual, the notable, and the road-weary.

The city of Mitchell and its world-famous Corn Palace invite you to discover the majestic, uniquely American folk art icon. Topped with a whimsical mix of onion domes and minarets, the Corn Palace appears as if drawn straight from a storybook. And the history and mystery of Mitchell doesn’t end at the Corn Palace…

Named South Dakota’s 2011 Community of the Year, you will find beautiful and compelling cultural attractions that even the most diverse group will appreciate, affordability in premiere accommodations, and adventure in outdoor activities.

It’s an unparalleled way of life found in the heart of the Midwest…an unbridled spirit of corny fun and an opportunity for lasting memories…it’s Mitchell, South Dakota.

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Sample Itinerary:

Carnegie Resource Center

119 W. 3rd Avenue Phone: 605-996-3209 Travel back in time and see the Corn Palace memorabilia from the last 100+ years! Historians are on hand to answer any questions or help you find that special piece of memorabilia you may be looking for. Suggested …

Corn Palace

604 N. Main Street Phone: 866-273-2676 This unique “ear”chitecture is decorated each year with thousands of bushels of corns, grains and native grasses. The Corn Palace features a wonderful gift shop and a concessions area where you will find caramel c …

Dakota Discovery Museum

1300 McGovern Avenue Phone: 605-996-2122 Here you will discover a complex of several buildings exhibiting the life, culture and the arts of pioneers and Native Americans of this region from the 1600’s through the 1930’s. Visit the 1886 Beckwith home, a …

Hansen Wheel & Wagon

Climb aboard to revisit America’s rich western legacy with a tour at Hansen Wheel and Wagon Shop. Hansen Wheel and Wagon Shop is a family owned and operated carriage and wagon manufacturer established in 1978 and located on the plains of the Dakotas. W …

McGovern Legacy Museum

1201 McGovern Avenue Phone: 605-995-2937 Experience a unique journey through the lives of two of Dakota Wesleyan University’s most recognizable graduates, former SD Senator George McGovern and Eleanor McGovern, from their young lives through World War …

Prehistoric Indian Village

3200 Indian Village Road Phone: 605-996-5473 Begin at the Prehistoric Indian Village archeological site where1,000 years ago semi-nomadic farmers/hunters harvested the first corn in this area. Experience a prehistoric dwelling by walking through an acc …

Shopping

Take a walking tour of Mitchell’s Main Street with unique stores, antique malls, gift shops, restaurants, and snack shops.   Or sit and relax with a beverage in Main Street’s coffee shops or local establishments. Spend the remainder of your evening rel …

Wild Animal Displays at Cabela’s

601 Cabela Drive Phone: 605-996-0337 The Wild Animal Displays at Cabela’s feature amazing museum-quality trophy mounts, a spectacular conservation mountain, and fantastic freshwater aquariums showcasing fish native to the Missouri River, which runs thr …

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