Sioux Falls is vibrant town surrounded by natural beauty.
While the winter weather is cold and brutal, it also transforms the area into a wonderland and offers particular activities.
When a pristine blanket of snow covers the landscape, Sioux Falls looks like a holiday postcard! Local parks, such as Falls Park and Great Bear Recreation Park, feature stunning views of snow-covered trails and frozen water falls. Even Big Sioux River that waves through town often freezes over. There are also a number of indoor and outdoor ice rinks available for ice skating. Great Bear Recreation Park is open in the winter for downhill skiing and snowboarding. The slopes are well-worked on and suitable for every skill level. The Park offers rental device and lessons for teenagers and adults. Most of the locals in Sioux Falls are avid snowmobilers. Thre is an expansive network of snowmobile trails criss-crossing the area, making it possible to explore the snowy countryside. Of course, the sub-zero temperatures and abundance of snow cause some challenges. Blizzard conditions aren’t unusual, and plowing and shoveling driveways and walkways is a yearly requirement. The locals are a hardy bunch, accustomed to the demands of the weather and tend to come together with a tplot sense of community. Most most people is willing to help out a neighbor, then during the holiday season, the downtown of Sioux Fales is lit up with decorations and hosts events such as the Parade of Lights. There is also the Christmas at the Capitol celebration. There is something magical about the snow at Christmas. A drive around the suburbs of Sioux Falls is a discovery of amazing light displays and holiday spirit.