While I have numerous favorite places in Sioux Falls, places to eat, places to shop, these are the top four places that give me those warm fuzzies that remind me why I love living in Sioux Falls. I feel like this community has really stepped up in the last handful of years and it’s showing by our crazy growth. A construction worker once told me Sioux Falls expands by one block in every direction every year. I believe it!
I am excited to see where Sioux Falls will be in the next 5, 10 even 20 years, and to see my list of favorites grow.
Lincoln High School: This is where my journey began as a Sioux Falls resident. While my family has always been from the Sioux Falls area, my mom and I spent 9 years in Hershey, Pennsylvania, where I completed Kindergarten through 8th grade. After a summer of visiting my grandma, we decided to make the move back to be with family and I started school as a Lincoln High School freshman. This is also where I met my husband. For a full recap of how we met, you can visit our wedding website to read about the beginning of our relationship as high school sweethearts. I have so many great moments and relationships that occurred in this building so I love driving by either on Cliff Avenue or the interstate to rekindle those memories.
The Bike Trails: Most everyone knows that I love being outside. (During nice weather of course) Working out doesn’t seem like work when you can go for a walk or jog and take in the sights and sounds of nature. My favorite times on the bike trails have been when I saw a baby deer, when I can be close to the water, and of course when I can say hello to all the doggies in the dog park. I love that Sioux Falls made the bike trails a priority and that it is now connected around the whole city!
Downtown: I think we’ve all read enough news articles and experienced first hand the greatness of downtown within the last few years. I have few to no memories of downtown when I was in high school, and now find myself down there all the time. Whether it is grabbing a bite to eat, doing some shopping at the many boutiques, or visiting my husband at J.H. and Sons, there are countless options for a free Saturday afternoon. I also love looking at the Carpenter building while downtown because when it was a hotel during the fall of 1944, my grandma and grandpa stayed there for their honeymoon. Such history! I am so glad these old building are being used to their full potential.
Aspen Heights aka home: I have owned my own home for over three years in the Northwest corner of Sioux Falls. It is a cookie cutter home but was the move in ready style I desired as a new homeowner. I love being close to the interstate and a short drive to downtown or the mall area. It has a quaint tree lined boulevard at its entrance that fills me with pride and happiness as I drive down the long street to Jaime and I’s humble abode. You truly hit “adult status” when you own a home and I have loved every minute of it!
If you are looking for your first home or a new place to call home in the Sioux Falls area, contact me by phone at 261.8396 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Home is a very special place, and I would love to help you on your journey to finding the perfect one!