Stay just 10 minutes from Pierre Regional Airport

Whether you’re traveling along Highway 83 or want to stay within walking distance of the South Dakota State Capitol, the Country Inn & Suites makes a great home base in Pierre. Treat your family to a picnic at LaFramboise Island Nature Area, or learn about the history of South Dakota with a self-guided tour of the State Capitol building. After your adventures, you can relax in your comfortable hotel room or suite and then make your way to Pierre Regional Airport (PIR), only 10 minutes away.

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Cultural Heritage Center

0.81 mi / 1.31 km from the hotel
Learn more about the culture of South Dakota’s people at this headquarters for the South Dakota State Historical Society, also home to the State Archives and a museum.

LaFramboise Island Nature Area

0.81 mi / 1.31 km from the hotel
Bring your binoculars for excellent bird-watching or pack your cross-country skis to explore this beautiful nature preserve, purported to be the site where Lewis and Clark first encountered the Teton Sioux in 1804.

South Dakota Discovery Center

0.67 mi / 1.08 km from the hotel
Hands-on science provides hours of fun for kids at this center in downtown Pierre. Kids love rambling through the tree house, exploring optical illusions, and discovering more about space in a special exhibit called Sun Earth Universe.

South Dakota State Capitol

0.29 mi / 0.46 km from the hotel
If you’re visiting with kids, pick up an activity booklet on site and learn more about the history of the state with a self-guided tour. Guided one-hour tours are also available if booked 48 hours in advance.

Steamboat Park

0.47 mi / 0.76 km from the hotel
This green space along the Missouri River boasts an 18-hole disc golf course, fishing piers, and a playground. Take your family to hear live music in the amphitheater during the summer.

Verendrye Museum

1.26 mi / 2.03 km from the hotel
Featuring a country-store exhibit, Native American artifacts, and displays of horse-drawn carriages and home furnishings, this museum brings the history of Fort Pierre, South Dakota’s oldest continuous settlement, to life.