Visit Mitchell South Dakota

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Outside Expectations

Welcome to Visit Mitchell – a portal to the heart of South Dakota's charm. Explore our vibrant city, home to the iconic Corn Palace and rich cultural heritage. From family-friendly activities to local dining, Mitchell invites you to create unforgettable memories in the heartland of the Mount Rushmore State.
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A Must-See Gem

The World’s Only Corn Palace

your great American road trip starts in Mitchell

As travelers kick off their adventure, they find themselves in the heart of the Midwest, surrounded by vast expanses of golden prairies and the iconic Mitchell Corn Palace. This unique destination, adorned with murals made entirely of corn and other grains, sets the stage for the road trip’s commencement. As the engines roar to life, the open roads await, leading travelers through the picturesque landscapes of the Great Plains.

Mitchell serves as the perfect starting point, offering a blend of small-town hospitality and cultural landmarks, creating memories that will linger throughout the epic cross-country voyage. The Great American Road Trip commences in Mitchell, where the spirit of exploration intertwines with the American heartland, setting the tone for an adventure filled with discovery and freedom.

Mitchell Area

Attractions & Activities

Mitchell beckons with unique attractions and activities for every traveler. History buffs can explore the Dakota Discovery Museum, while nature enthusiasts can unwind at Lake Mitchell. The Prehistoric Indian Village offers a glimpse into Native American life. From fishing to cultural festivals like the Corn Palace Festival, Mitchell promises a diverse and memorable experience for all.


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🎉 Exciting News! Mitchell has been named one of the top small towns in the Midwest, ranking at number 7 out of 20! 🏆🌟
We're thrilled to announce that Mitchell has been carefully selected by an expert panel and then voted into the top 10 by the public in the USA 10 Best rankings. 🗳️ Thank you to everyone who voted and supported our town!
It's an honor to be recognized for our charm, community spirit, and all the wonderful things that make Mitchell such a special place to live and visit. Let's continue to celebrate and cherish our town's unique character together! 🥳🏡
Check out the article on USA 10 Best to see why Mitchell made the cut. Click the link in our bio to see the article. 
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🎉 Don't miss out on an amazing night of music and fun! 🎶 Get your tickets for Hairball NOW before they're all gone! Join us at The World's Only Corn Palace on April 12th for an unforgettable show! Grab your tickets here: 🎸🎤 #hairball #LiveMusicExperience #cornpalace #getyourticketsnow #mitchellsd #visitmitchell
The 2024 Mitchell Guide to Everything is HERE! 🌟 Whether you're moving to Mitchell or coming to explore, this guide has everything you need to know. 💡 View it online or request your own copy to be delivered right to your doorstep! 📬 
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🍪Are you ready for this BRAND NEW event in Mitchell?!🍪 
For the whole month of April, go out and try desserts from different local businesses and vote for your favorites on the Everything Mitchell App! 🍨🍰 If you do not have the app already, click the link in our bio on your mobile device to download. 🧁🍫
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🎉 Big News Coming Soon! 🎶

Get ready to rock the streets at the 2024 Palace City Pre-Sturgis Party on August 1st, 5-10 PM, on Mitchell's Main Street!

🔥 Stay tuned next week for major announcements about our epic lineup! Don't miss out on the action - mark your calendars and spread the word! 🏍️🎤
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🎶 Get ready for a night of country music magic at The Corn Palace Festival! 🌽@theworldsonlycornpalace announced that @scottymccreery will be headlining with a concert on Thursday, August 22nd! 🤠 Mark your calendars and grab your cowboy boots because this is a show you won't want to miss! 🎸 Tickets go on sale April 19th at The Corn Palace box office or on their website. 🎟️ Stay tuned for more updates and get ready to experience the best of country! 🌟

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