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Cheap flights to South Dakota

By the midwestern region of the United States, South Dakota is bordered by North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Wyoming, and Montana. The state is the 5th least populated and densely populated, although also recognised as the 17th most extensive in area. As with any state within the United States, the main and common language used for communication remains to be English, although among the languages also spoken include German, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Russian. 

South Dakota weather is divided into four distinct seasons from cold, dry winters to hot and semi-humid summers. Temperatures within the state can go from 32 degrees Celsius or 90 degrees Fahrenheit in summer, with dry spells a couple of times annually, with recorded temperatures of around 38 degrees Celsius or 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperatures in winter have been recorded at -12 degrees Celsius or 10 degrees Fahrenheit in most of the state. The state’s highest and lowest recorded temperatures are 49 degrees Celsius or 120 degrees Fahrenheit, and -50 degrees Celsius, or -58 degrees Fahrenheit. 

 

What to see & do

South Dakota can be divided in a few regions, which include Southeast South Dakota, Glacial Lakes, Great Lakes, Badlands and Black Hills. The state also has cities such as Pierre, Aberdeen, Brookings, Custer, Deadwood, Mitchell, Rapid City, Sioux Falls, and Wall. The state capital is Pierre, but the largest city and metro are Sioux Falls, and Sioux Falls metropolitan area. South Dakota’s pride remains to be Mount Rushmore, but the state has a lot of attractions and destinations to offer per area or region. Leading attractions include Badlands National Park, Black Hills Caves, Black Hills National Forest, Corn Palace, Crazy Horse, Deadwood, Falls Park, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, Missouri River, Mount Rushmore, Scenic Byways, and State Parks.  

 

How to get around within South Dakota

There are two major interstate passes through South Dakota, the Interstate 90 and Interstate 29, which runs from the eastern and western parts of the state’s southern half, and runs from the eastern and western parts of the state’s northern half, respectively. The state also has two National Scenic Byways, the Peter Norbeck National Scenic Byway, and the Native American Scenic Byway, located in the Black Hills, with the latter running along the Missouri River. Among the scenic byways within the state also include the Badlands Loop Scenic Byway, the Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, along with the Wildlife Loop Road Scenic Byway. South Dakota also has shorter interstates, the 190, and 229, on top of several major U.S. highways, and the U.S. routes 12, 14, 16, 18, and 212 via east and west, and 81, 83, 85, and 281, via north and south. Within South Dakota are railroads with the BNSF Railway, as the largest, with the Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad as one of the state’s major carrier. Unlike most states within the United States, South Dakota is among the few states that do not have Amtrak services.

 

How to get there

Flying into South Dakota can be done via the Sioux Falls Regional Airport, also known as Joe Foss Field, a public and military airport in Minnehaha County, South Dakota. The airport serves destinations such as Las Vegas, Orlando, Phoenix, St. Petersburg, Chicago, Dallas, Minneapolis, Atlanta, and Denver, via airlines such as Allegiant Air, American Eagle, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, Frontier Airlines, United Express, along with seasonal flights to Los Angeles and Detroit, via Allegiant Air, and Delta Connection.

Flights to South Dakota

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