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Yankton is in Southeast South Dakota.


Yankton was the first capital of the Dakota Territory. The city is situated along the Missouri River, across from Nebraska.

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  • 1 Dakota Territorial Museum, 82 McKelson Dr, +1 605 665-3898. May 1-Sep 30: M-F 10AM-5PM, Sa-Su noon-4PM; Oct 1-Apr 30: noon-4PM daily. Exhibits covering the early days of Yankton and the Dakota Territory, including the local Lakota tribe.




  • 1 Tastee Treet Drive Inn, 413 W 4th St, +1 605 665-7512. Drive-in restaurant that has been in operation since 1950. Loose meat sandwiches, hot dogs, shakes and malts. Table seating also available.


  • 1 Ben's Brewing Co., 222 W 3rd St, +1 605 260-4844. M-F 2PM-2AM, Sa-Su 11AM-2AM. Low-key casual bar.



Go next[edit]

Routes through Yankton
WatertownMadison ← Jct W E ← Jct  N  S  → Jct W ENorfolkYork
Chamberlain ← Jct W  W  E  VermillionLe Mars

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