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The Best of Brookings


Brookings community has the energy of a college town and attractions for any kind of adventurer.

A Walk with SD’s Poets Laureate

Brookings is well known for its vibrant downtown. A new artistic element captures the literary work of some notable South Dakotans and encourages visitors to envision our area in an […]

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Everything to Know About Moving to Brookings

Brookings, with its small-town charm, various career options, strong academic environment and well-rounded lifestyle, has attracted people from across the country to make this vibrant city their new home.

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Brookings Health System Cares for the Community

Brookings Health System delivers high-quality services to patients with every visit and strives to be a trusted source of health care.

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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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How to Write a Review in Less than 5 Minutes

Visit Brookings invites visitors and residents to share their experiences by leaving reviews of attractions, restaurants, hotels, and other establishments in Brookings. Here are some quick tips to help you […]

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Brookings Gift Guide

Give the gift of memories with one-of-a-kind Brookings-made products and experiences. From memberships for year-round play to gift cards to seats at the next big game, Brookings has the gift […]

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Santa Sightings

Find out where to find Santa all month long!

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Essential Downtown Shopping Guide

Brookings has a robust selection of locally owned stores that are a pleasure to visit. Here is a breakdown of five must-visit businesses in the heart of downtown. Wink’s Fine […]

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Alleyways into Artwork

Admire the murals as you eat, shop, and play in Downtown Brookings!

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Your Guide to State

Whether you’re a freshman or super senior, there is always something new to experience at SDSU. These 4 short stories are all connected around one common theme. How to get the most out of being a Jackrabbit. Only a small part of your life is dedicated to college. Live it up and take it all in.

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