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August
1

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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June
27

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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April
25

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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March
16

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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December
20

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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November
15

Chilly weather getting the best of you? Warm up with these Sioux Falls soup dishes.

There's nothing quite like a bowl of hot soup when you're faced with cold temperatures. It feels as though it warms you from the inside out as you're also enjoying a delicious dish. Whether you like it mild or spicy, soup comes in so many varieties that you're sure to find some you love.

Our real estate agents suggest warming up with a bowl of steamy soup at one of the following Sioux Falls restaurants:

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September
27

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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July
19

Looking for fun things to keep you busy this summer? These Sioux Falls activities have you covered.

Summer is a time filled with warm weather and long stretches of daylight that make it the perfect time to go out and have fun in Sioux Falls. The area has plenty of fun indoor and outdoor activities that will keep you and your family or friends having fun for hours.
  
Our real estate agents suggest having some summer fun at the following Sioux Falls venues:

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June
21

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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May
17

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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March
15

Want to treat yourself next morning? You're in luck with these excellent breakfast spots in Sioux Falls.

Before you start exploring Sioux Falls homes for sale, take a couple of hours to explore one of the city's top breakfast spots. Sioux Falls is home to numerous restaurants with a variety of delectable dishes. Here are some of the top spots sure to get your day off to a tasty start. 

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February
15

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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January
18

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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November
16

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! 

October
5

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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July
6

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!

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June
15

Transplant During the Summer

If your plant has outgrown its current growing spot or if the growing site doesn't provide proper conditions for the plant, transplanting is one option gardeners of all skill levels may consider. Transplanting is the process of moving a plant from one location to another, and depending on the plant, the process can be relatively easy. One obstacle though is the summer heat! 

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May
4

Home Improvement for the Professionals

There is a lot to be said about doing work around the house. The sense of pride and accomplishment that you feel from a job well-done is worth its weight in gold. While there are plenty of tasks you can do on your own, there are specific jobs that you should leave to the professionals. Our real estate agents have seen many of the following "do it yourself" jobs over the years that detract from the home's value. Here are the projects you should call a professional to help you with. 

  1. Electrical Work
    Unless you are a certified electrician or electrical engineer, there is never a good reason to try and save money by doing electrical work around the house. Not only is it hazardous to your health, but a damaged wire or a bad connection can also create a fire hazard that can cause all of your hard work to go up in smoke.
  2. Plumbing Jobs
    Again, unless you are a professional plumber, playing with the pipes in your home is not something you should ever attempt to do. Plumbers receive specialized training. They know how to identify the multitude of pipes and connections behind the wall and under the floors. Making a mistake with the plumbing systems can result in pipe bursts, frozen pipes, and flooding that can damage walls, carpets, and your possessions.

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April
20

Game Night in Sioux Falls

When face-to-face contact isn't available, that doesn't mean you have to stop playing games with your friends. There are many fun options available that you can play remotely.

Our real estate agents suggest the following games to get a virtual game night going in Sioux Falls:

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April
6

Weekend Home Improvement Projects

Want a quick and easy way to add value to Sioux Falls homes for sale? Experts at HGTV say 75 to 80 cents of each dollar spent on home improvement projects goes back in the form of increased value. Invest time into your home with these five home improvement projects you can complete in a weekend.

  1. Create a Mudroom
    Mudrooms were once found in farms and rural homes as a way of preventing dirt from being tracked throughout the house, but now they've become a trendy and practical amenity in any style. Building a formal mudroom can run upwards of $12,000, but according to HuffPost, adding organization and storage is the main point. Use cubbies and hooks to maximize vertical space. A bench is a good multi-purpose item that provides seating along with storage underneath. Paint can create a clear delineation to the mudroom. If you can't spare any space around an entryway, considering using the laundry room or repurposing a closet.

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March
2

Sioux Falls Basketball

Does the excitement of the college basketball tournament give you the itch to get out on the court and channel your inner LeBron James? Perfect your three-point shot at one of these top basketball organizations and facilities around Sioux Falls homes for sale.

  1. South Dakota Network Basketball - 805 N. Harlem Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    Basketball, like many team sports, offers a way to have fun while learning commitment, work ethic, sportsmanship and other valuable qualities. With more than 55 years of combined coaching experience, the founders of South Dakota Network Basketball bring a unique perspective to the mission of helping to develop young players in third grade through high school. Several alumni of SDNB have gone on to become successful college players. Packages are available for individual, semi-private and group coaching sessions, while tournaments are held in February and November.

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February
17

Dog Parks Rapid City

Pets are beloved members of our families, so why shouldn't they have their own Valentine's Day? Thursday, February 20, has been officially designated as National Love Your Pet Day, so celebrate by taking your precious pooch out for a fun day at one of these great dog parks recommended by our REALTORS®.

  • Braeburn Park - 3350 Idlehurst Lane, Rapid City 17022
    Does your dog have so much energy that he ends up walking you instead of the other way around? Take him to Braeburn Park, a spacious off-leash site where your dog can run to his heart's content or swim in the beautiful creek.  There is a smaller enclosed area for dogs who may prefer less activity as well as supplies of bags and scoopers. Picnic tables are available if you want to pack a lunch and make a day of it. Park hours are 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily.

  • Knollwood Metering Dam Off-Leash Area - N. Racine St. and W. LaCrosse St., Rapid City 57702
    Both dogs and their humans will find plenty to love about Knollwood Metering Dam Off-Leash Area. In addition to lots of space for dogs to roam about, the park has tennis and softball courts, kids' playgrounds, and picnic shelters. Be sure to leash your dog whenever he's outside of the off-leash area. The park is open seven days a week from 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. 

  • Memorial Park Promenade - 600-684 Omaha St., Rapid City 57701
    Memorial Park Promenade was designed to encourage walking between the downtown area and Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, but the pet-friendly park is also a beautiful spot to enjoy some leisure time. The park, built in remembrance of victims of the 1972 flood, includes moving tributes such as a pond and fountain, Berlin Wall and Veterans Memorials and Legacy Statue. Stroll the Promenade from 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily.

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January
20

Wedding Venues Sioux Falls

Are visions of a very special day dancing in your head as you plan for 2020? Then you'll have no trouble finding a truly stunning wedding venue in the Sioux Falls area. Local communities are home to a wide variety of wedding facilities, from rustic, historic barns to classic event spaces. No matter which location you choose, you'll have the unmatched beauty of Sioux Falls all around you. Our real estate agents know Sioux Falls, and we've got the inside scoop on local wedding venues for your 2020 nuptials.

  1. Summit Events Hall – 315 N. Summit Dr., Sioux Falls, SD 57104

    With an incredibly elegant setting and the unique Summit Suite, Summit Events Hall is a fantastic place for a wedding close to Sioux Falls homes for sale. This historic venue features elegance at every turn and plenty of room for your whole bridal party. The courtyard is a lush, green space ideal for an outdoor ceremony.

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November
18

Charities in Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls is a close-knit community where neighbors look out for one another. When clients look at Sioux Falls homes for sale, the big hearts and generous nature of the neighbors are as appealing as spare bedrooms and meticulously manicured lawns. When you move into the Sioux Falls community, consider supporting these charities on December 3rd, which is known as "Giving Tuesday."

  • Lunch is Served - 1600 E 12th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57103
    A sacked lunch filled with nutritious treats goes a long way towards fighting hunger for the hardworking men and women of Sioux Falls. In 2018, Lunch is Served provided more than 23,000 lunches that were filled with fruit cups, breakfast bars, sandwiches, and a dash of hope. A simple donation of $10 will provide one week's worth of lunches for a worker. For $100, you can feed a worker for two full months.  
  • Make-A-Wish - 1400 W 17th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    Some of the strongest and bravest members of the community happen to be some of the smallest. The remarkable men and women at Make-A-Wish go above and beyond to make dreams come true for boys and girls facing life's toughest battles. They are masters at putting your airline miles, old vehicles, and cash donations to work to raise the spirits of these brave heroes. 

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October
21

Deadwood Memorials

Halloween is around the corner, and if you're in the area to shop Sioux Falls homes for sale, taking a trip to Mount Moriah Cemetery will be a great pitstop. Located on Mount Moriah, overlooking the city of Deadwood, this historic cemetery is home to several famous memorials. It is the final resting place for notable people from Wild West legends and pillars of Deadwood society. Here's a rundown of some of the most famous graves you'll find:

  • Granville Gaylord Bennett, 1833-1910 – Granville Gaylord Bennett served as a US Congressman from 1879 until 1881. Before being elected to Congress, he was an associate justice of the supreme court of the Territory of Dakota. Before moving to the Dakota Territory, he served in the Union army during the Civil War, was a member of the Iowa State House of Representatives and served in the Iowa State Senate.

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September
3

 

Sioux Falls Hunting and Fishing - Hegg Realtors

Whether you're looking to hunt, fish, play sports or soak in the scenery, the parks of Sioux Falls make it easy to enjoy your favorite outdoor activities. Our real estate agents love to explore the great outdoors, and we've got the details on 5 great spots to celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day around Sioux Falls. The holiday is observed every year on the fourth Saturday of September and is the perfect excuse to visit some beautiful outdoor spaces in the Sioux Falls area.

  • Big Sioux Recreation Area – 410 W. Park St., Brandon, SD 57005
    Brandon homes for sale
    are located just around the corner from the popular Big Sioux Recreation Area. With a prime location on the banks of the Big Sioux River, this is a great place to gather for outdoor fun. During the warm weather months, partake in canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, and biking. The park offers campsites for spending nights under the stars and is also a great place when the snow starts falling.

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August
5

Downtown Sioux Falls Things to Do - Hegg Realtors

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the many cultural and entertainment attractions in the vibrant downtown area near Sioux Falls homes for sale. Put these five great activities at the top of your summer bucket list.

  1. SculptureWalk - Washington Pavilion, 301 S. Main Ave., Sioux Falls 57104
    Since 2004, SculptureWalk has been bringing the finest works of public art sculpture to downtown Sioux Falls. In addition to being the largest and most recognized annual sculpture exhibit in the United States, SculptureWalk is a peer-judged competition for cash awards. Sculptures are stationed throughout the downtown area, but start your tour at the SculptureWalk Visitor Center on the second floor of the Washington Pavilion. Materials including brochures, videos and a large-scale map of the sculpture route help you make the most of the experience.
  2. Old Courthouse Museum - 200 W. 6th St., Sioux Falls 57104
    Step back in time for a glimpse at turn-of-the-20th-century Sioux Falls with a visit to the Old Courthouse Museum. Local architect Wallace L. Dow designed the "largest courthouse between Chicago and Denver," which was completed in 1893. The courthouse was built with native Sioux Quartzite with stunning interior features such as slate stairs, granite pillars, and a series of 16 murals depicting life in South Dakota during the early 1900s. Hours at Old Courthouse Museum are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays (with extended hours until 9 p.m. Thursday), 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, and noon - 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free for all ages.

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July
29

Visiting Falls Park in Sioux Falls, SD - Hegg REALTORS

Perhaps you've been looking at Sioux Falls homes for sale, and you're considering moving to this part of South Dakota. You're certainly not alone. Between the years 2000 and 2015, the city's population grew by 20%. It's the most populous city in the state, and Falls Park is one of the reasons for that. 

Things to Do and See at Falls Park in Sioux Falls, SD

There is just so much to see and do in Falls Park, so if you're considering a move, here's everything you can see and do in this popular area: 

  • The Visitor Information Center - The Visitor Information Center provides everything you'll need to know about visiting Falls Park. It's a good idea to stop here and pick up maps, brochures, and other information as you plan your visit. Also, make your way up to the observation tower. It's five stories high and offers fantastic, panoramic views of Falls Park and Sioux Falls too.

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