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Are you looking for something to do in South Sioux City or Sioux City this weekend? Are there too many attractions and places to choose from? Here's our list of the top 10 most popular and best spots to spend your free time in the area. 


Top 5 Things To Do In The Siouxland Area.


1. Palmer's Candy 

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Come visit!  Learn more about the history of Palmer Candy Company and find your favorite candies at Palmer's Old Tyme Candy Shoppe.  Located conveniently close to I-29, Palmer's Old Tyme Candy Shoppe houses a small museum with retired candy-making equipment, vintage photos, and other fun historical items!

Sioux City, IA 51103
405 Wesley Pkwy


2. Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center

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The Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center is another fantastic place to take in the Sioux City history and learn more about the early life and culture of the city. The center has all permanent exhibits which is great to go and visit again and again. The Interpretative Center shows exhibits from July to September 1804. The Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center features Sergeant Charles Floyd and his part in the Sioux City history.

The different exhibits feature interactive devices that aid in the learning of this history. Another great exhibit is the Traditional Native Games. It is fascinating to learn about the different games that were played during this time. Visit the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center today to learn about all of the great exhibits that are offered.   

Sioux City, IA 51103
900 Larsen Park Rd


3. Sioux City Art Center

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Sioux City Art Center is a unique cultural marvel for Sioux city, offering over 1,000 pieces of art in tons of unique styles of art with a unique heart of art from the Midwest. With tons of exhibits, any person can find something that they will find uniquely intriguing and amazing. The Sioux City Art Center also offers unique learning experiences and classes for anyone who is interested. This artistic marvel is only 13 minutes from Indian Hills.


225 Nebraska St
Sioux City, IA, 51101
(712) 279-6272


4. Sioux City Public Museum 

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Sioux City Public Museum is a Premier museum in Sioux City. Showing guests, the rich culture and history of Sioux city and letting you feel what it would be like to be a part of it. Look at and experience many native American artifacts that give us a better understanding of their culture and way of life. They even offer educational programs if you want to take your learning and museum experience to another level. Having such a rich time capsule of your city so close is truly something special. This wonderful experience is only 10 minutes away from The Arbors.

607 4th St
Sioux City, IA 51101


5. Stone State Park 

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Stone State Park is a must-see place to go and visit and spend the day. Here they have a great nature center where you are able to learn about a variety of different animals. There are also many miles of hiking and cross-country skiing trails, horse riding trials, and snowmobile and biking trails. Not only a fun place for the summer but also for the winter as well. There are also places to have a nice picnic.

You and your family and friends can also camp at Stone State Park. There is a campground as well as camping cabins. There are endless opportunities of fun activities to do while you spend the day at Stone State Park. Visit there today!   

Sioux City, IA 51103
5001 Talbot Rd

10 Great Places in Sioux City to Visit

Top 5 Amazing Places To Eat In South Sioux City 


Kahlil's Chophouse

Best Steakhouse 

Kahlil's Chophouse is a wonderful family-owned brunch place that mixes up some great mixed drinks. It is regularly called the best steakhouse in South Sioux City. Try their Cajun shrimp burger, chicken and waffles, or chicken fried steak with eggs! In 2013, the judges of Chopped picked their Bloody Mary as the best in the U.S.

385 E. 4th St
South Sioux City, NE 68776


Crystal Cafe 

Best Diner 

Crystal Cafe opened its doors in 1989 and has been serving the area classic French food ever since. Crystal Cafe is one of the few restaurants in the city that is traditional French and not French Cajun. Locals love the crabmeat soup, homemade French bread, and lemon soufflé. Chef Michael Jetty ensures that the food is held to a high standard.

4601 Dakota Ave
South Sioux City, NE 68776


Roble's Taqueria 

Best Mexican Food 

Roble's Taqueria has made a good argument that they are the best seafood in South Sioux City The seafood restaurant has some magnificent dishes including barbecued fish, po-boys, and turtle soup. Fresh caught fish are incorporated in the shifting daily specials. You won’t be disappointed in the seafood here! This great catch of a restaurant is on Perkins Road.

1401 Dakota Ave
South Sioux City, NE 68776


Rosie's Pizza 

Best Pizza 

Founded In 1997, Rosie's Pizza serves a fusion of Asian and American food. The restaurant is the invention of three chefs (Gary Darling, Hans Limburg, and Greg Reggio) who combined their different skills to create an extraordinary experience. Other Rosie's locations have been opened in Alabama and Louisiana.

2126 Dakota Ave
South Sioux City, NE 68776


Nile Restaurant 

Best African Fare 

Husband and wife team Dinos and Polina Economides opened the Nile Restaurant in 1984. They were the first Egyptian restaurant in South Sioux City. The family-owned eatery serves a variety of dishes including cheese saganaki, grilled halloumi, pitta bread, and gyros (YEE-rohs). All these years later, the Nile is still a great place to get authentic Egyptian food.

1900 Dakota Ave
South Sioux City, NE 68776