To Siouxland

Uniquely situated in the tri-state area of Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota, the Siouxland region is home to events and experiences as diverse as the communities it represents. Plan year-round adventures and enjoy major sporting events, live music and theater, a vibrant local arts scene, and restaurants in Siouxland with a flavor for every palate. From our 70 miles of recreational trails to our unmissable festivals and events, there’s so much to do in Siouxland, and we invite you to take part in it all.

Things To Do


Siouxland’s food scene is nothing short of legendary. From local eats to national treats and family fare to a fancy night on the town, you’ll never leave hungry. Pull up your chair to our table.


Boutique looks, farmer’s market flavors, antique stores and candy shops await your shop-til-you-drop days in Siouxland. Whether you’re hitting the mall or keeping it local, there are so many ways to fill your bags.


Fourteen beautiful golf courses within 20 miles of the heart of downtown mean you’re always close to a quick round in Sioux City. Find your new favorite place to score an ace.


Sioux City’s heritage is the story of American history, and it still lives around every corner. Pick a walking tour and follow a guided path to the wonder of the past in the excitement of the modern day.

Must See Attractions

Some things must be experienced to be believed, and it’s no surprise that the top attractions in Siouxland make that list. 

Must See

Some things have to be seen to be believed. In Siouxland, they have to be experienced! Embark on an exciting historical voyage, explore the magic of nature, learn while you play, and so much more. These are our must-see attractions.

Sioux City Public Museum

Sioux City
607 4th Street
Sioux City, IA 51101

Sioux City Railroad Museum

Sioux City
3400 Sioux River Road
Sioux City, IA 51109

LaunchPAD Children’s Museum

Sioux City
623 Pearl Street
Sioux City, IA 51101

Events & Programs

Blues, Brews, & BBQ

202 Main StreetJefferson WA, 57038

P.O.D. with Special Guests Bad Wolves, Norma Jean & Blind Channel


Sioux City Bandits vs. Carolina Cobras

401 Gordon DriveSioux City IA, 51101

Russ Gifford: A Ride Around Siouxland-in 1871

900 Larsen Park RdSioux City WA, 51103

The Cher Show

528 Pierce Street #280Sioux City IA, 51101

SDHD Summer Health Fair

1014 Nebraska St.Sioux City WA, 51105

Cone Park Trail Fest

3800 Line Dr.Sioux City WA, 51106



Dakota Dunes

Tucked between the Missouri and Big Sioux rivers, Dakota Dunes is a master-planned community just over the South Dakota state line that seamlessly blends businesses and residential properties. About a 10-minute drive from Sioux City, this little gem is a golfer’s paradise, boasting two golf courses (one world-famous!), biking trails, and restaurants.

North Sioux City

A short drive from the city proper, North Sioux City is a Siouxland community with an identity all its own. From discovering the natural world to getting your heart pumping at sporting events to dining on “The Strip,” this little community is well worth the trip.

Sergeant Bluff

Sergeant Bluff is a Siouxland destination that feels like a home away from home. Take a quick, 10-minute trip south of the city, and you’ll find a family getaway with a little something for everyone. In addition to being convenient to the airport, Sergeant Bluff has shopping, dining, and athletic recreation to bring the whole gang together.

Sioux City

Nestled along the Missouri River in western Iowa, Sioux City is the state’s 4th largest city, a vibrant melding of midwestern hospitality and all the excitement of a major metropolis. Explore immersive history at our many museums and pulse-pounding major sporting events held here year-round. Explore our historic and entertainment districts for unique shopping, dining, and nightlife. There is so much to explore in Sioux City. Better get exploring!

Woodbury County

Woodbury County is home to a good portion of the Siouxland communities — including its seat, Sioux City — and many road trip-worthy destinations to check out while you’re there. Blending urban, suburban, and rural attractions, Woodbury County compliments a bustling cityscape with wide open spaces and all-around family fun.

Your Trip

Now that you know where you want to be, it’s time to plan your itinerary! Choose from many local hotels to get the right amenities for you, check out our blogs for detailed storytelling while you select your attractions, and take advantage of our free visitors’ guide to see even more of what’s in store.


avid Sioux City – Downtown

Sioux City
101 Court Street
Sioux City, IA 51101

Hilton Garden Inn Sioux City Riverfront

Sioux City
1132 Larsen Park Road
Sioux City, IA 51103

Marriott Riverfront South Sioux City

South Sioux City
385 E 4th Street
South Sioux City, NE 68776

Staybridge Suites Sioux City Southeast

Sioux City
5410 Sergeant Road
Sioux City, Iowa 61106

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Sioux City North – Event Center

Dakota Dunes
885 Cottonwood Lane
Dakota Dunes, SD 57049

Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center

Sioux City
300 3rd St.
Sioux City, IA 51101

The Warrior Hotel, Marriott Autograph Collection

Sioux City
525 Sixth Street
Sioux City, IA 51101

Hampton Inn & Suites Sioux City South

Sioux City
5555 Sergeant Road
Sioux City, IA 51106


Nebraska Street Walking Tour

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Douglas Street Walking Tour

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Explore Sioux City in Three Days

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Downtown Family Walking Tour

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Family Fun in Sioux City

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Walking Tour of Historic Fourth Street

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