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Moving to Sioux Falls is a decision you won't regret! Learn all the reasons why.

Sioux Falls, SD, is a growing area that has attracted around 20,000 new residents in the past several years. The city and its surrounding area have many positives that are attracting newcomers and making current residents happy that they call the area home.

Our real estate agents share some of the best reasons to move to Sioux Falls:

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Sioux Falls has a rich history that you can experience any day of the week. Here are the locations you should visit.

Sioux Falls is a fascinating city: arts and cultural attractions, activities for the family, and of course, the famous falls. You may have been busy settling in the house you chose from among Sioux Falls homes for sale, but now that it's summer and you've got some time, you likely want to do some exploring.

Our real estate agents have lots of recommendations about what to see and do, but among the most interesting and photo-worthy are those that recall the history of the city.

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If you're looking for a special night out, make sure you pick on of these stellar Sioux Falls restaurants.

Sioux Falls is ideal for anyone who loves Midwest living but still enjoys the finer things in life. Enjoy a glass of wine with dinner or simply go out with friends to celebrate a milestone. Our real estate agents know what it's like to enjoy a night away from the stress you face during the week. The following wine bars and restaurants can provide you with just the type of atmosphere you are looking for.

  • R Wine Bar & Kitchen – Located in downtown Sioux Falls, R Wine Bar & Kitchen offers both flavorful wine and delicious food. Whether you want a full meal or to sample the latest wine offerings, this is the place to be.

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Looking for a little artistic inspiration? Here are the Sioux Falls spots you don't want to pass up.

Whether you're an artist or are someone who simply loves supporting the arts, you'll find plenty of places to visit in Sioux Falls to help foster your interest and passion. Various venues let you meet artists and talk about their creative process, attend a musical performance, buy some creative items such as handmade jewelry, and more.

Our real estate agents know the community well and suggest the following destinations to help you get inspired by Sioux Falls local arts:

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If you want a crispy, tasty breakfast for Waffle Day, be sure to stop by these Sioux Falls diners and restaurants.

Waffles are worthy of their own celebratory day, which is observed on March 25. It's easy to see why they're so popular since they're crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, with square pockets that are perfect for holding butter, powdered sugar, syrup, or other tasty toppings. Sioux Falls restaurants offer different takes on the waffle and different toppings, so you're sure to find a favorite.

Our real estate agents recommend visiting these Sioux Falls staples for International Waffle Day:

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Mexican cuisine always seems to hit the spot. Here's where you can find great Mexican food in Sioux Falls.

National Tortilla Chip Day was on Feb. 24, but there's always time to celebrate! If you're in the mood for Mexican cuisine in Sioux Falls, you'll have your choice of some excellent restaurants where you can order your favorites and perhaps try a new dish.

Our real estate agents enjoy dining at the following Sioux Falls Mexican restaurants and suggest giving them a try:

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Looking for new and healthy cuisine options? Check out these vegan dishes around Sioux Falls for Veganuary.

Veganuary Month (also known as January) is a month-long celebration that was created to encourage non-vegans to try the lifestyle. Vegans don't eat any animal products, including meat, dairy, or eggs, and also refrain from buying leather goods, honey, and other animal products.

Sioux Falls has several restaurants where you can try delicious vegan dishes, whether you've been a vegan for years or are simply curious to try this type of cuisine. Our real estate agents suggest stopping by the following Sioux Falls restaurants to try vegan dishes:

  • Sanaa's Gourmet Mediterranean - 401 E. 8th St. #100, Sioux Falls, SD 57103
    Eating a healthy vegan menu is easy at Sanaa's Gourmet Mediterranean, located in the East Market Arts Hub. Dishes are healthy, affordable, and made from scratch with only freshly ground spices and organic, untreated flour. The menu is marked to designate vegan options, and you'll find plenty to choose from. Try a fatayer, which is a Mediterranean calzone that's made from pita bread dough, filled with stuffings, brushed with olive oil, and baked in the restaurant's stone oven. Several types are available with a vegan option, including one that comes stuffed with fresh spinach, walnuts, onion, and olive oil. All soups and salads are also vegan.

  • Daily Clean Food & Drink - 6215 Western Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57108
    At Daily Clean Food & Drink, food and drinks are prepared fresh, using local, organic ingredients whenever possible. You'll find options to suit just about every lifestyle, including vegan, gluten-free, keto, dairy-free, and low-calorie. Pizzas are on the menu for breakfast (with traditional early-morning ingredients) as well as later in the day, with options to substitute vegan sausage and cheese for the traditional versions. Bowls are also popular menu items, with your choice of style, base, protein, sauce, and cheese.

  • Lam's Vietnamese Restaurant - 1600 E. Rice St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103
    Vegan options have their own large section of the menu at Lam's Vietnamese Restaurant, which serves authentic traditional Vietnamese food. A plant-based vegan protein combo platter is popular and features tofu filet and skin as well as vegetables and rice. Vegan noodle soup is also on the menu in a spicy and regular version made with a fruit and vegetable-based broth and topped with fried tofu, mock meat, and florets served with bean sprouts.

  • Lalibela Restaurant - 200 S. Kiwanis Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    Lalibela Restaurant
    is named after a historic town that's one of the holiest cities in Ethiopia. The restaurant's cuisine takes some of its flavors from tasty Ethiopian spices, including berbere, a powder form of red peppers, onions, garlic, and other spices. This, as well as other Ethiopian spices, are integral to the country's cuisine and help bring out the flavors of the food. If you're looking for vegan options, check the menu for veggie dishes, all of which are vegan. This includes the Veggie Sambusa, which are pastry shells filled with whole lentils, onion, and jalapeno peppers.

  • Shahi Indian Grill, 527 S. Shirley Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    Ingredients at Shahi Indian Grill are fresh, healthy, and real, and you can taste this in their dishes. The restaurant uses farm-fresh halal chicken as well as fresh vegetables, fish, and other ingredients that are delivered daily. For vegan options, try the Alu Baingan, which is eggplant and tomato cooked with onions, garlic, ginger, tomatoes, and Indian spices.

Contact us if you'd like to look at Sioux Falls homes for sale. As South Dakota's most experienced real estate company, we have unmatched insight into local markets and would love to help you find the home of your dreams.


Cold weather is no match for a toasty plate of classic American cuisine. Here are the Sioux Falls locales that will keep you warm all winter long.

Looking for some delicious American-style food to help you stay cozy this winter in Sioux Falls? The area has plenty of great restaurants to visit and dishes to choose from, with each putting their own unique spin on American favorites.
Our real estate agents suggest paying a visit to the following eateries:

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Feeling something a little more soothing than coffee? Here's where you can find the best tea in Sioux Falls.

From a refreshing glass of iced tea to a soothing cup of hot tea, Sioux Falls has just what you're looking for. Our local cafes have appealing atmospheres that are great for meeting friends or for settling down to work or study as you enjoy your tea.
Our real estate agents enjoy the following places to sip the perfect cup of tea in Sioux Falls and suggest giving them a try:

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The weather's great to sit outside and savor a tasty meal. Here are some Sioux Falls restaurants to visit.

One of the summer's pleasures is dining outside at a local restaurant, taking in the sights and sounds. Relax and people-watch as you enjoy a beverage or meal, or choose a Sioux Falls restaurant with amazing water views and take in our area's natural beauty.

Our real estate agents suggest taking a break and enjoying outdoor dining at the following Sioux Falls restaurants:

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Since it's Photo Month, why not venture out to these beautiful Sioux Falls spots for a stunning photo.

May is Photo Month, so why not snap a photo of some of the many amazing Sioux Falls locations? From the wild natural beauty of Falls Park's waterfalls to the vibrant landscaping and lanterns at The Japanese Gardens and Terrace Park, you'll find plenty of spots that showcase the beauty of Sioux Falls.

Our real estate agents suggest taking photos at these scenic Sioux Falls locations:

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Make the most of your landscaping by visiting these great Sioux Falls garden centers.

How green is your thumb? Now that you're settling into one of the special Sioux Falls homes for sale, you're probably thinking about spring planting and how to make your home stand out. 

There are so many ways you can make your property a show stopper. Local garden centers abound with a wide range of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals. The challenge is narrowing your focus and deciding which way to go.

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Sioux Falls produces some great handcrafted wines. Celebrate Drink Wine Day and visit one of these local wineries.

February 18th marks National Drink Wine Day — wine aficionados everywhere will take a few moments to enjoy their favorite wine and remember the benefits associated with drinking wine. Our real estate agents know that there are some fantastic wines in and around Sioux Falls. Check out some of the top spots to shop for a wine worthy of your attention on National Drink Wine Day.

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Sioux Falls has done an excellent job of preserving its history. We have all the details for when you explore the historic districts of Sioux Falls.

Sioux Falls has long been a center of trade, industry, culture, and government for the entire state of South Dakota. The city has grown much in its more than 150 years of existence, and Sioux Falls has done an excellent job of preserving its history. There are four distinct historic districts in Sioux Falls, each showcasing a different part of the city's development. Our real estate agents have all the details on what to expect when you explore the historic districts of Sioux Falls.

  • Cathedral Historic District
    The Cathedral Historic District was one of the first places settled in Sioux Falls, with major growth during the population boom of the 1870s. It was among the first permanent residential areas in the city, so it's also the location of some of the city's most historic homes. This is an ideal district for seeing how architecture in the area has evolved over the last 150 years and to find inspiration while you shop for Sioux Falls homes for sale. It was one of the trendiest parts of the city in the early days, which means that some truly spectacular homes were built in this district.

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Coffee Shops Sioux Falls

Whether you're on the go exploring local neighborhoods or you're planning an early-morning get-together with a friend, it's always a great idea to know where you can get your next caffeine fix. 

National Espresso Day is coming up on November 23rd, so now is a great time to try a few of the area's best coffee shops. Lucky for you, our real estate agents have already visited almost all of the local coffee hot spots. Here's a round-up of their favorites. 

  1. Josiah's Coffee: 104 West 12th St., Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    Located on the historic Eastbank in downtown Sioux Falls, Josiah's Coffee offers a full espresso and coffee menu and an excellent selection of baked goods. You'll want to make sure you save room for their "locally famous" cheesecakes or other scratch-baked treats. Best of all, you can bring your furry friend! 
  1. Coffea Roasterie: 2318 South Louise Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    Next time you're out and about looking at Sioux Falls homes for sale, stop by and visit one of Coffea Roasterie's four area locations. Whether you're on the east side or west side of the city or you're downtown, there's one not far from you. They have a full menu of espresso drinks, coffee, lattes, cider, hot chocolate, and various teas. Make sure you save room for a biscotti, cinnamon roll, muffin, or a slice of French almond cake -- you won't regret it! 
  1. Lava's Coffee & Cafe: 305 West Willow St., Harrisburg, SD 57032
    A "small-town coffee shop" with plenty of warm and delicious treats, Lava's Coffee & Cafe is one of our favorite places to stop when we're in the Harrisburg area. Not only do they make a great cup of espresso, but we also love their smoothies, cheesecakes, and cake pops! After you're fully caffeinated, we recommend taking a drive around so you can get a look at some of the great nearby Harrisburg homes for sale
  1. Laura's Lattes: 1006 West 5th St., Canton, SD 57103
    Want your espresso with an extra side of good feelings? Laura's Lattes will give you just what you're looking for. This unique coffee shop is owned by Laura Lee Lems, who has Down's Syndrome. She and her family, staff, and management team work hard to create a welcoming environment you'll want to visit again and again. If you're in the area checking out Canton homes for sale, stop by and grab an espresso drink, a tasty breakfast sandwich, and something sweet from the bakery! 
  1. The Source: 421 North Phillips Ave., Suite 101, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    Located in downtown Sioux Falls, The Source is a small-batch coffee roaster that also serves fine wine and craft beer made by artisan brewers. If you need some calm in your life, you'll love the atmosphere here. You also can't beat the flavor profile you'll get with their fresh-roasted espresso or coffee drinks. 

If the great coffee shops aren't enough to convince you that Sioux Falls is the right place for you, the beautiful homes and a variety of dining and entertainment options will seal the deal. Our real estate agents are here to help you explore the area's best neighborhoods and find your dream home! Contact us today to get started! 


Yard Ready for Winter

Even though fall is in full swing, winter weather is right around the corner. Our REALTORS® know that fall is the ideal time to prepare your yard and landscaping for winter's harsh temperatures. Prepare your yard for winter with this convenient guide. 

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Cookies in Sioux Falls

Does anybody really need an excuse to eat an extra cookie? Probably not. But just in case you're looking for one, we thought we'd let you know that National Cookie Month is celebrated every October. Our REALTORS® are pretty excited about it. 

We know what you're thinking. "Where has this holiday been all my life?" In any event, we're glad it's here, and we're looking forward to spoiling our appetite at some of these amazing bakeries in Sioux Falls, SD:

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Geocaching in Sioux Falls

Psst…do you want to go on a treasure hunt? Although South Dakota is far from the seven seas, Sioux Falls has a goldmine of hidden treasures scattered throughout the city. Saturday, August 15th, is International Geocaching Day and our real estate agents want to help you find the coolest, quirkiest, and cleverest geocaches hidden around Sioux Falls.

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Rapid City Hiking Trails

Rapid City homes for sale are situated in the midst of a hiker's paradise. Easy access to the Black Hills National Forest means plenty of opportunities to explore and be immersed in nature.

Not far from Rapid City, you'll find clear skies, fresh air, and some excellent hiking trails. Some are very new, while others have been used for decades. There are local trails to suit any skill level. All of them are just waiting for you to explore this summer!

Our REALTORS® have been known to hit the trail around these locations:

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