Activities & Attractions

Yankton’s Must-See Attractions and Top Activities

Explore all of the exciting attractions around Yankton, from racing at Kart Trax to taking a relaxing stroll across the Meridian Bridge. Yankton has activities for everyone!

Ice House

Activities & Attractions Bars & Grills History & Museums

Built-in 1928 by John Keller, the Ice House was the first artificial ice plant in the area. Shortly after Prohibition, beer was sold there, and […]

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House of Mary Shrine

Activities & Attractions History & Museums

Approaching the House of Mary Shrine from Hwy. 52 you will find the Chapel of St. Joseph, a Rosary Pond, the Little House of Mary, […]

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The Meridian District

Activities & Attractions History & Museums Shopping

Stroll through the downtown area and browse many individually owned and operated businesses and unique shops. You’ll discover specialty gift, clothing and antique shops, as well as […]

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Gavins Point Dam

Activities & Attractions History & Museums

Gavins Point Dam, located on the Missouri River, was completed in 1957 as part of the Pick-Sloan Plan. The dam and power plant are operated […]

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Dakota Territorial Capitol Replica

Activities & Attractions History & Museums

This capitol replica symbolizes Yankton as being the first capitol of the Dakota Territory from 1861- 1883. The replica is patterned after the original Dakota […]

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Christ Episcopal Church

Activities & Attractions History & Museums

You will be captivated and inspired by the memorial stained-glass windows, the powerful rich sound of the organ and the warm, mellow woodwork in this […]

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Bishop Marty Memorial Chapel

Activities & Attractions History & Museums

A distinctive Yankton landmark since 1950; Bishop Marty Memorial Chapel is considered one of the country’s best examples of Gothic architecture. Saints depicted over the […]

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Dakota Theatre

Activities & Attractions Arts & Culture

Enjoy a production by all ages at the Lewis & Clark Theatre Company. This beautiful art deco style building was built in 1902 and has […]

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AMC Classic Yankton 5

Activities & Attractions Arts & Culture

Come check out a movie at the AMC Classic 5 located in the Yankton Mall. With five theaters, there is an assortment of movies to […]

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