Introduction to Vermillion, South Dakota
Vermillion is the county seat of Clay County. The city was first visited by French Fur traders in the late 1700s. The city was founded in 1859 and was officially incorporated in 1873. The city houses the University of South Dakota, which is the state’s major academic institution.
Vermillion and nearby Attractions
- America’s Shrine to Music Museum
- Austin Whittemore House
- Sioux City Public Museum
- Stone State Park
- Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area
- Trinity Heights
Things To Do In Vermillion
While in Vermillion, one can visit parks like the Union Grove State Park, the Newton Hills State Park, the Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve and Ponca State Park. The Bluffs is the local golf course. The city of Vermillion hosts festivals like the Dalesburg Midsummer Festival every June and Dakota Days every October.
Joe Foss Field Airport provides facilities for air transportation.
Vermillion Higher Education
The University of South Dakota is the local institution of higher educational. Other nearby educational institutions include Wayne State College, Northeast Community College and the University of Nebraska at Omaha.