Discover an array of fun things to do in Brookings

Conveniently located just six minutes from SDSU, the Country Inn & Suites, Brookings, SD draws prospective students, alumni, and parents to the Glacial Lakes region. While on campus, cheer on the Jackrabbits at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium or peruse the works on display at the South Dakota Art Museum. If you're here on business, the Swiftel Center is within walking distance. Looking for family-friendly things to do? Plan a trip to the Children's Museum of South Dakota, hike the Dakota Nature Park trails that loop outside of our hotel's front doors, or cool off at the Hillcrest Aquatic Center.

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Swiftel Center

0.54 mi / 0.87 km from the hotel
Attend concerts with big-name performers like Cole Swindell, Nelly, and Thomas Rhett or sit in the front row for educational conferences and expos at this 30,000-square-foot multipurpose arena.

Children's Museum of South Dakota

1.97 mi / 3.17 km from the hotel
Kids can search for dinosaur bones at hands-on exhibits like the Dino Dig or play pretend at the Post Office while visiting this popular children's museum.

Dakota Nature Park

1.66 mi / 2.68 km from the hotel
Explore 135 sprawling acres of outdoor space at this expansive nature park. You can lace up your walking shoes for a leisurely stroll along the paved trails or pack your fishing pole for catch-and-release fishing in several small ponds.

Fishback Soccer Complex

3.67 mi / 5.91 km from the hotel
Watch the South Dakota State University women's soccer team storm the main field at the Fishback Soccer Complex, or practice your passes on one of ten additional fields located on the grounds.

Hillcrest Aquatic Center

1.3 mi / 2.1 km from the hotel
Plan a family outing at this fun aquatic center that features waterslides, wading pools, and a wet-sand area perfect for constructing impressive sandcastles.

Larson Ice Center

0.58 mi / 0.94 km from the hotel
Visit this family-friendly indoor ice facility to attend an open-skating session or to catch a Brookings Blizzard hockey game.