WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU MOVE TO SOUTH DAKOTA    

HISTORY & CULTURE

South Dakota has a mixed culture from European, Western and American Indian influences. Cultural events include Sioux Falls’ Cinco de Mayo, Tabor’s Czech Days, and Deadwood’s Days of ’76.

THE RUSHMORE STATE

This state offers picturesque views and landmarks and has been used as a setting for novels such as Little House on the Prairie, By the Shores of Silver Lake and The Long Winter.

CLIMATE

Hot dry spells are very common during summer. Hail, ice storms, blizzards and thunderstorms are common, as well. If there is one thing to be worried about when it comes to the weather, it is the tornadoes.

DRIVERS LICENSE

When it comes to updating your driver’s license, all you need to do is to present your current one along with other documents. You can take care of this at any local DMV.

REAL ESTATE

Homes here are listed at an average price of $224,300 with median sales at just above $101,700. If you want to learn more about South Dakota real estate, check out South Dakota Association of Realtors.

MOVING & STORAGE

One of the secrets to successful relocation is working with a reputable company. Before your move to South Dakota, be sure to check with the US DOT or the FMSCA to make sure your mover is legitimate.

34 Fun Things to Do in South Dakota

There are so many cool, hidden, and unusual things to do in South Dakota, but we only had room for 34! Check out this article by Atlas Obscura for some fun things to do.

Best Places to Live in South Dakota

Explore the best towns and cities to live in South Dakota based on factors such as crime, public schools, cost of living, job opportunities, and local amenities.

Visit Mount Rushmore

From the history of the first inhabitants to the diversity of America today, Mount Rushmore brings visitors face to face with the rich heritage we all share.