Top things to do in Pierre

Steak in Pierre

Cattleman's Club

Offering a gorgeous view over the Missouri River, this famed steakhouse 6 miles east of town will not serve your sirloin well done (enjoy it pink and juicy!).
Museum in Pierre

South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center

Exhibits at this ecologically groundbreaking museum (it's completely underground!) include a bloody Ghost Dance shirt from Wounded Knee.
Island in Pierre

Framboise Island

At a bend on the Missouri River, Framboise Island has several hiking trails and plentiful wildlife. It's across from where the Lewis and Clark expedition spent four days and was nearly derailed when the crew inadver…
Historic Building in Pierre

State Capitol

Small-town Victorian homes overlook the imposing 1910 State Capitol with its black copper dome. Be sure to check out the floor mosaics and marbled columns as you follow the self-guided tour (brochures on the lower l…