Dog-friendly Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Me and Dad in front of the never-ending corns

The United States has a never-ending supply of corn, and Mom and Dad thought it would be fun to stop and pose in front of it in Nebraska. I’ve actually watched “Children of the Corn” (Mom and Dad love scaries) , and the never-ending corns freak me out! I didn’t want to look at the camera in case a creepy, bloody child popped out of the corns.

Sioux Falls on a cool, sunny day

After a long drive through the corns in Nebraska, we finally made it to Sioux Falls on a magical, lovely, sunny day. The park allows leashed doggies and has plenty of places to throw out our poop. There is a massive 16-mile path that is perfect for hiking around the park with your pup. We walked forever, and I was loving it!

Mom took this pic of me and Dad chillin’

There are plenty of spots to stop by the river and have a picnic lunch.

Dad took this pic of me and Mom chillin’

They take soooooooooooo many pictures!

Dad took this pic of me and mom at the falls

We finally got to the falls and relaxed and rejuvenated ourselves after a long day of hiking. Sioux Falls is perfect for pups if you want to walk or hike along some really easy beginner paths. If you’re looking for moderate or aggressive hikes, you will not find them here.

Dad took the best photo of me basically ever

Once Dad took the greatest photo of me ever, we headed to the La Quinta Inn and Suites, Sioux Falls. This was a very clean location, had no breed or weight restrictions, and no pet fees! La Quinta is my favorite pet-friendly chain so far because they normally don’t have pet fees and they are a step up in bed quality from the Red Roof Inn. I woof cozy beds.

We would pawsitively visit Sioux Falls again, and next time we will be avoiding the corns!

Ratings for Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Sioux Falls had great walking paths, beautiful places to sit and have a picnic lunch, and ample places to pee on trees.

La Quinta Inn and Suites, Sioux Falls:


La Quinta is our favorite pet-friendly chain hotel because most locations have no pet fees, no breed or weight restrictions, and their beds are generally comfier than other dog-friendly hotel chains.

Stay tuned for my next blog post, where I talk about dog-friendly destinations and fun in Rapid City, South Dakota.


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29 thoughts on “Dog-friendly Sioux Falls, South Dakota

  1. Sioux Falls was a really beautiful place to visit Scarlett with mom and dad. I especially loved the photo of you with your parents at the majestic waterfalls. The LaQuinta Inn there sounded wonderful too. Hope you were able to have your own bed like the one in your other blog. Sounded really cozy! I give this chapter, two hands up!!!♡♡♡

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  2. Sioux Falls really is so beautiful, I can see why your Mum and Dad took lots of photos, and they really did capture an amazing pic of you by the falls, I hope that has been framed at home 😀 #feetdotravel

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  3. Great dog friendly things to do in Sioux Falls Scarlett. Love how the La Quinta is dog friendly. I’m saving this for when I take my travel across the US with my dogs. Sioux falls looks amazing with those great pictures. Thanks for sharing 🙂 #feetdotravel

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  4. That looks fantastic! How lucky are you to be able to visit these amazing places! And you look gorgeous in your pictures! My mini dachshund Sally sends her love x

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  5. Based on my experience, I’m sure you would agree with me that the drive through Nebraska was very, very long. I’m sure you were very happy to get to Sioux Falls and check out some of the hiking trails and scenery. It looks like you had a great visit here!

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  6. What a great place for hiking this seems to be! I just love it! Good to know that doggies are allowed to come with and that Scarlett had a great time! I am not sure about the bloody children coming out of the corn fields though haha! This cracked me up!

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  7. The greatest picture of you is really amazing Scarlett. I loved all the places you visited. The Sioux fall is mesmerizing. I love to spend time with nature and this is one such place.From the happiness on your face I am sure you had a wonderful time!

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