Things to do in Sioux Falls: Sioux Falls Attractions

Neala Schwartzberg McCarten
December 29, 2013
It's almost impossible to hurry down Phillips Avenue in downtown Sioux Falls, especially between 9th and 10th Street where 19 separate pieces of sculptural art line the sidewalks. Over the five block range between 8th and 13th street, pedestrians can appreciate a total of 55 separate pieces of art. I haven't seen that much art running along side a street since the vaunted Canyon Road in Santa Fe. And that's just the start of the attractions of this South Dakota city.

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