On your trip to the capital city of South Dakota make sure to employ our Pierre care hire services as your main means of transportation through the city. Pierre is the second least populous state capital in the union having been founded in 1880 and has been the capital of the state since 1889.
Despite the small size of the town, Pierre is served by the Pierre Airport but you can also reach it by road. Interestingly enough not by rail. If you touch down there you can employ our Pierre car rental services to have a car ready for you at the airport at an hour that you specify.
Even though the place is rather small there are a couple of things that you’ll find around town that will occupy your time in a very pleasant manner.
Once such attraction is the Badlands National Park. This is where archaeologists can find possibly the richest supply of Oligocene mammals on the planet, bit also of interest is the fact that during the First World War the area was used as a bombing range, this means that there are still unexploded ordinances buried in the ground so you will have to take some precautionary actions when trekking through the park, usually sticking to the hiking trails is advisable.
The South Dakota National Guard Museum is one of only twenty such museums in the country. The National Guard has been a part of the state’s history the museum acting as a repository of relics, historical documents and memorabilia relating to the activities of the Guard within the state.
The South Dakota Capitol Building is worth visiting due to its stunning murals, stained glass and elaborate tile work. Completed in 1910 it also features quite an interesting collection of sculptures and various other objects.
The South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center is also another interesting place to visit for its extensive collections which preserve the historical and cultural legacy of the state’s initial Sioux inhabitants.
These are only a few of the things that you can see and do while in Pierre, South Dakota so make sure to consider employing our Pierre car hire services in order to better explore this town and its surroundings