86 9th St. Cir., N.E.
Sioux Center, IA 51250
Phone: (712) 722-4000
Fax: (712) 722-4013
Founded in 1877, the St. Adrian Catholic Church is a parish of a handful families residing in Adrian. The current building that stands was established in 1900. The red color and the Romanesque style of architecture are captivating. Several renovations and modifications have been done to previous buildings. It went from being a wooden structure to a massive building today. The St. Adrian Catholic Church now forms a part of the four parish group with Church of St. Kilian.
Stone State Park is home to a lush and varied habitat. From deep ravines and lofty clay bluffs, to the tall grasses of the prairies, the park boasts a natural bounty that is breathtakingly beautiful and diverse. Explore the many trails that make their way through the park. Keep an eye out for the many birds and plant species that call this park their home. Begin your journey of discovery with a stop by the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, before venturing out into the wilderness. Picnic tables, sheltered pavilions and camping facilities are also available at the park.
Sprawled over 14 acres, Trinity Heights is a splendid place to reconnect with God and seek inner peace. The complex is composed of several shrines, memorial gardens, walkways and green spaces that together create a space that is peaceful, tranquil and comforting. Hauntingly beautiful, Trinity Heights and its many religious sights are visited by worshipers and the curious alike.
Discover the inherent wonders and breathtaking beauty of nature at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center. Through a variety of intriguing and interactive indoor and outdoor exhibits, the nature center offers an educational experience that promises to be fun and fruitful. Exhibits include butterfly gardens, habitat displays, live fish and reptiles, and nature trails. Surrounded by the lush and varied landscape of the Stone State Park, the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center sets the stage for a day of discovery.
Yankton Trail Park was initially the spot where the early locals would cross the Sioux river to reach Yankton. Presently, this park is used as a venue for regional and state soccer tournaments with around 21 soccer fields. This park also features a picnic area and a playground for children making it ideal for a day out with your loved ones.
Sioux City is home to many well-maintained parks, and the Grandview Park is one of its most popular. Comprising an area of 35 acres (12.94 hectares), this park is usually crowded with locals looking for a break from the city’s hustle and bustle. Most known for its rose garden and bandshell, the Grandview Park plays host to many music events. Call for more information.
Treat your family for an amazing time at Oak View Park. The park remains popular for its arresting array of native plant species.
Although the Cathedral of the Epiphany was not completed until 1904, the foundations of the church were laid in 1891. At that time, the cathedral was simply known as St. Mary's Church. The church underwent major changes, first in 1961 when the iconic towers were added, and later again in 1994. Today, the cathedral continues to stand as a beautiful monument of faith and architectural finesse. From its marble altar and stained glass windows, to its finer architectural details, the Cathedral of the Epiphany is a truly a stunning sight to behold. Services are held in English, Spanish and Vietnamese throughout the week.
Known as the finest examples of the Prairie School architectural style, the Woodbury County Courthouse is an important landmark. The courthouse is included in the National Register of Historic Places, and has also been designated the status of National Historic Landmark.
The Fourth Street Historic District consists of several late 19th century commercial buildings between Virginia and Iowa Streets. The buildings date from 1889 to 1915, and are well-known for their Romanesque Revival architectural style. The Fourth Street Historic District has many restaurants, bars and specialty shop, making it a busy city center for tourists and locals alike.
Old Courthouse Museum lets you discover the region's rich history through some amazing exhibits. The museum occupies a 19th-century building which has been restored wonderfully.
Pettigrew Home & Museum is a Queen Anne structure which also served as the state's first senator's home. The museum displays historical objects, Native American outfits and armor associated with Sioux Falls.