17 Reasons to Come to Mitchell!
We Are Corny!
Come exp-EAR-ience Mitchell’s many historical attractions, starting with the a-MAIZE-ing Corn Palace!
Getting Here is Easy!
Mitchell is the largest stop between Sioux Falls and Rapid City, located right on I-90, Exits 332 and 330.
We are Friendly!
More than 300,000 visitors every year agree that Mitchell is a unique and surprising place to visit. The Corn Palace draws them here, but it is our hospitality that keeps you coming back!
There’s No Excuse Not to Get Outdoors!
Lake Mitchell just north of the city has all kinds of outdoor recreation opportunities such as hiking, biking, fishing, boating, golf and camping. You’ll find 8 miles of off-road hiking and biking trails in the Kiwanis Woodlot Park along the lake’s shore.
We Like to Rock!
The Corn Palace Festival is a celebration of the annual redecoration of the World’s Only Corn Palace, bringing in the best names in entertainment to headline the event. Carnival rides, food, and specialty vendors make this an event you will not want to miss.
You Will Feel Right at Home!
Experience the Mitchell difference: In our schools, our vibrant family-centered amenities, the hundreds of jobs we offer, the quality of life, and affordable living. Join our outstanding community, where we enjoy an unparalleled lifestyle.
We Serve up Deliciousness!
Whether you are looking for a traditional Midwestern dish, breakfast all day, or a quick grab, Mitchell has 50+ restaurants to choose from!
Historic Downtown shopping
Mitchell's Historical Main Street Area boasts more than 150 unique shops, amazing local eateries, a thriving night life, beautiful architecture and profound history.
We are Fetch!
The Mitchell Dog Park, located on the south end of Cadwell Park, 1301 N. Minnesota, features acres of enclosed areas for large and small dogs. They are well shaded and equipped with drinking fountains, benches, and gravel pathways.
It’s Where Tradition Begins!
We make it easy to plan your outdoor adventures. With decades of tradition, the most lodges and guides in the state, excellent outfitters, over 50 restaurants and plenty of nightlife. When you’re hunting more than birds, hunt Mitchell, SD!
We Have Hidden Treasures!
In the Mitchell area alone, there are over 90 geocaches. These little treasures can be found in spots that range from obvious to obscure!
We Have Genuine Vintage!
Whether you are a collector of all things vintage or just shopping for something unique for your home, the Second Impression Palace Antique Mall has it. Two full floors of fun!
We are Wired!
We are proud to be a Smart 21 Community for three years running, and honored to be a Top 7 Intelligent City. With three private broadband providers, Mitchell’s connectivity is as prevalent as the fresh air and wide-open spaces.
You Can Dig it
Mitchell is home to the only archaeological site in South Dakota that is open to the public. The Prehistoric Indian Village was discovered in 1910 by a student from Dakota Wesleyan University, and continues to reveal new clues about the lives of the people who lived on this site 1,100 years ago.
We are a Great Host!
Our prime location, large number of accommodations, excellent restaurants, popular visitor attractions, and experienced staff and volunteers all make Mitchell a first-rate choice as the host city for athletic and special events.
Cobble ‘til you DON’T Wobble
Don’t say goodbye to your favorite shoes before you have to! A cobbler- and no, we’re not talking about the dessert, can help with that! Mitchell has one of the only shoe cobblers in the area!
We are Outside Expectations!
Mitchell is a unique and surprising place. We pledge to go outside the expectations of those who live in, work in, learn in and visit our community. We strive to outthink, outproduce and outperform to make this an outstanding community for all.