I HAD NEVER BEEN TO SIOUX FALLS, let alone South Dakota, and had no idea what to expect on my visit there from Chicago a few weeks ago. Farmland and plains as far as the eye could see? Not at all. This city is happening, and I fell in love with it immediately. From waterfalls near downtown to the most incredible shrimp and avocado ceviche, here are just a few of the reasons why Sioux Falls belongs at the top of your travel bucket list.
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