Mitchell | Black Hills & Badlands - South Dakota


  • Mitchell
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Mitchell, a charming city located in central South Dakota, is famous for the Mitchell Corn Palace, a unique attraction that draws visitors from all over the world. Along with the Corn Palace, Mitchell also offers a mix of culture, history, and outdoor recreation.

Mitchell Corn Palace

This unique attraction features a palace made entirely of corn, and is the only one of its kind in the world. Check out the murals made from corn cobs and the gift shop, which sells local souvenirs and snacks.

Dakota Discovery Museum

This museum showcases the history and culture of the Great Plains, with exhibits featuring Native American artifacts, antique cars and weapons, a one-room schoolhouse, and more.

Outdoor Activities

Mitchell offers plenty of outdoor activities, including fishing, hunting, camping, and hiking. Don't miss Lake Mitchell, which features recreation areas, walking trails, and picnic spots.

World's Only Corn Palace Festival

Held each August, this festival celebrates Mitchell's unique attraction with live music, a parade, carnival rides, and food vendors.

Historic Downtown

The downtown area features unique shops, restaurants, and historic buildings, such as the Carnegie Resource Center, which offers exhibits and events.

Mitchell, a city that offers a unique blend of culture, history, and outdoor recreation in the heart of South Dakota.