New Hotels

New hotels to the city include the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites is a 116-room hotel which is located along Elmwood Golf Course near the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center, and the Hampton Inn & Suites Southwest is a 93-room property that is located near the junction of I-29 and I-229. Upscale hotel brand, Aloft, is planning an opening at Lake Lorraine in 2019.

Other Developments

Downtown Sioux Falls has several new development projects in the works. Washington Square is a new eight-story building that includes retail, office, and residential units. The Jones421 building on Phillips Avenue includes residential units as well as retail and restaurants. BNSF Railway reached an agreement with the City of Sioux Falls to sell 10.25 acres of land downtown for future development. While no plan has been announced at this time, the land could potentially support hotels, shopping, office, retail and more. 

New Attractions

The Arc of Dreams is a resounding steel structure that will span the width of the Big Sioux River 70-feet above the water. The Arc, which will be a cornerstone piece of the SculptureWalk, is expected to debut in 2018.

Levitt at the Falls will debut in 2019 at Falls Park West. The outdoor concert venue will host 50 free concerts each year.

South Dakota’s newest state park, Good Earth at Blood Run is a national historic landmark. The river, abundant wildlife and fertile flood plains made the area a crossroads of Native American civilization from 1300 – 1700 AD and possibly even longer. A visitor center recently opened which gives visitors an opportunity to learn about the history and significance of the land.

Remedy Brewing Company is the newest brewery in Sioux Falls. Joining five other breweries in the city, Remedy offers a variety of beers to pair with food from nearby K Restaurant.

Carpenter Bar is a newest nightlife hot-spot in Downtown Sioux Falls. Enjoy craft cocktails in a swanky atmosphere that is perfect for a night out.

The Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History has announced plans for a new Lion exhibit that will include a pride of up to 10 Lions. 

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