Experience Downtown Aberdeen
If you’re looking for places to stay in Aberdeen, SD you’re probably also looking for things to do. Read on for things to do in Aberdeen and all are within walking distance from our downtown hotel.
We are located in Downtown Aberdeen where you’ll find lots of ways to make memories with your family. There are numerous boutiques, activities, and events happening right outside your door! If you need more, hop in your car to enjoy world-class recreation just a few minutes away from the Alonzo Ward Hotel & Plaza.
Shopping on Main Street
The Finery on Main
Aberdeen’s newest boutique with menswear, home décor, lifestyle and gifts.
Discover clothing for men, women and kids and sip on coffee, beer or wine while you do.
Shoe Science on Main
Athletic shoes for the whole family along with athletic gear to dawn at our hotel gym.
Family-Friendly Downtown Activities
Dacotah Prairie Museum
This free history museum shares the past of the area with interactive exhibits even kids enjoy.
Capitol Theatre & Cinema
Home to numerous live performances annually, you can also take in a movie – check out what’s playing.
A classic arcade with all of your childhood favorites. Check their hours before heading out.
Enjoy some art therapy with paint-your-own pottery and other family-friendly projects.
Hub City Axe Throwing
Book the lane with up to ten participants or stop on a Sunday for an endless throwing option.
Aberdeen’s iconic Storybook Land is a destination for families all over the region. You’ll discover a world of imagination inspired by nursery rhymes and The Wizard of Oz. Enjoy rides on the park’s rollercoaster, train, teacups and more. Park entrance is free. The park is open Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Enjoy the day on the beach, renting unique bicycles, racing go-karts, playing mini golf and more in this 200-acre park. Did we mention there’s a zoo? Yep, and it’s free to check out. You’ll discover days of things to keep busy with, especially if your kids plan the agenda.