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The Pheasant Restaurant: The World on a Plate

Whether you are a long-time member of the community, a student who has made Brookings your temporary home, or a visitor exploring the area for the first time, The Pheasant Restaurant is woven into the culture of Brookings and is a great stop to get to know the area on a new level.

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Base your Little House on the Prairie Adventure out of Brookings

As you plan your adventure on the Prairie, be sure to include Brookings on your route. With 750 comfortable hotel rooms, a variety of restaurants, plenty of family fun, Brookings is a history buff’s paradise.

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Four Seasons of Outdoor Activities

Whether summer, fall, winter or spring bring you to Brookings, there is plenty to do year-round. With so many options to explore, visitors to Brookings can experience outdoor adventures any time of year. From kayaking to hunting and everything in between, Brookings has something for every type of outdoor enthusiast to enjoy. The city is […]

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Cook’s Kitchen: “When You’re Here, You’re Home”

Since 1950, Cook’s Kitchen in downtown Brookings has been a breakfast and lunch staple. It’s a favorite for locals, students and alums, especially on SDSU game days when a home-cooked meal and large portion sizes are almost required to start your day. Cook’s is a family-owned business, operated by Greg and Shari Thornes, along with […]

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Brookings Great 8 Passport

The Great 8 Passport serves as your guided tour to some of our favorite spots to explore in Brookings! Visit them all in one day or take a few days to explore each destination in depth, however you decide to complete the passport you can totally personalize your adventure!

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