50 Fun Things To Do In Sioux City

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Well known as one of the best places to live in Iowa, Sioux City offers plenty of fun activities to try out and places to see. Located in the western part of the state, you’ll find a great arts community, historical sites to see like the Seargeant Floyd Monument and plenty of delicious food varieties. Stop on by this great city today to get a taste of what Iowa is all about!

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Sioux City Public Museum

Discover the “Spirit of Sioux City” through hand-on exhibits and interactive displays at Sioux City Public Museum

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Hard Rock Casino Sioux City

Try your luck with Slot Machines at Hard Rock Casino Sioux City

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Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center

Commemorate the history of Iowa at Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center

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Fourth Street Historic District

Browse the interesting shops, Stop off for a drink or Enjoy the night scene of performers and mingling with the evening set at Fourth Street Historic District

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Sergeant Floyd Monument

Complete your Lewis & Clark Story by Visiting the Sergeant Floyd Monument

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Anthem

Scream your lungs out at a Live Concert at Anthem

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Stone State Park

Go camping at the beautiful Stone State Park

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Sergeant Floyd River Museum and Welcome Center

Attend the annual “Bill Diamond Antique and Classic Car Show” at Sergeant Floyd River Museum and Welcome Center

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Anderson Dance Pavilion

Attend a Music Festival while taking in the he scenic view of the Missouri River at Anderson Dance Pavilion

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Milwaukee Railroad Museum

Ring the bell at Milwaukee Railroad Museum

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Grandview Park Rose Garden

Snap some photos, reflect, or just stop to smell the beautiful roses at Grandview Park Rose Garden

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The Mid America Museum of Aviation & Transportation

Encounter unique artifacts and exhibits at The Mid America Museum of Aviation & Transportation

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Riverside Park

Play Soccer, Volleyball or Baseball at Riverside Park

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Sioux City Art Center

Check out the inspiring art collection at Sioux City Art Center

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Bacon Creek Park

Meander through the 3 mile walking loop at Bacon Creek Park

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Sun Valley Golf Course

Entertain & Challenge your friends at Sun Valley Golf Course

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Missouri River Boat Club

Ride a boat and enjoy some lovely scenery with Missouri River Boat Club

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Trinity Heights

Stretch your legs at Trinity Heights

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Chris Larsen Park

Plan a picnic in one of the “Picnic Shelters” at Chris Larsen Park

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Buffalo Alice

Pop in for a few beers at Buffalo Alice

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Tyson Events Center

Feel the electric atmosphere in a Live Concert at Tyson Events Center

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Sertoma Park

Stop for some Disc Golf at Sertoma Park

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Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center

Explore the Wild at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center

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7 Wonders Stables

Saddle up for a horseback ride at 7 Wonders Stables

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Arnolds Park Amusement Park

Ride the historic seventh-oldest wooden roller coaster in the world at Arnolds Park Amusement Park

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Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor & Museum

Enjoy a sweet treat while learning about the history of ice cream and Wells through various exhibits at Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor & Museum

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Riverside Swimming Pool

Do a cannonball at Riverside Swimming Pool

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Southern Hills Mall

Visit Southern Hills Mall to choose from a Variety of tourist items for shopping

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Chief War Eagle Monument

Overlook the confluence of the Sioux and Missouri Rivers at Chief War Eagle Monument

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SYA Sports Park

Grab a leash and bring your best friend out to the ballgame at SYA Sports Park

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Olsen Stadium

Witness an exciting race at Olsen Stadium

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Birdsong Vineyards

Enjoy a bottle of wine on the tasting room patio at Birdsong Vineyards

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Boji Splash Indoor Waterpark Okoboji

Make a big splash on one of the waterslides at Boji Splash Indoor Waterpark Okoboji

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Jim's Lounge

Snag seats on the patio for a cool drink at Jim’s Lounge

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Palmer Candy

Take a tour of the Palmer Candy factory & try out some delicious chocolates

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Ponca State Park

Hike trails & head to high bluffs for panoramic views of the Missouri River at Ponca State Park

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Woodbury County Courthouse

Relive Greek architecture at Woodbury County Courthouse

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King's Pointe Waterpark Resort

Slide, Play & Dive at Splash-Tastic King’s Pointe Waterpark Resort

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Spirit of Siouxland Statue

Take a history lesson from Spirit of Siouxland Statue

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Queen II Excursion Boat

Embark on a thrilling boat ride with Queen II Excursion Boat

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Leif Erikson Park

Jump off the pier into the outdoor swimming pool at Leif Erikson Park

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Green Valley Golf Club

Play a round of Golf at Green Valley Golf Club

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LAMB Arts Regional Theatre

Catch a quality evening of theatre while you’re visiting Sioux City at LAMB Arts Regional Theatre

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Emerson Park

Let the little ones climb, run and play games at Emerson Park

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Chautauqua Park

Enjoy some football at Chautauqua Park

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The Greatest Escape

Immerse yourself in a mystery and discover keys, codes and clues that lead to your escape at The Greatest Escape

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Long Lines Family Rec Center - Rock Wall

Climb like a Pro at Long Lines Family Rec Center – Rock Wall

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IBP Ice Center

Show off your ice skating skills at IBP Ice Center

Some people might think that Sioux City is a boring place to be -- but that’s where you’re wrong! Although our list of attractions is enormous, we can't cover everything. So make sure you send us suggestions if we left something out that needs to be added. While you’re in Iowa, check out all of the places to see in Iowa City and activities in Des Moines!