Why are we so fascinated by dinosaurs? Because they were huge, supposedly loud, monstrously scary, and thankfully- - extinct.

Because of those reasons, (especially the extinct part), they've become part of kids' lives for decades in one form or another.

Bronco Brian with JoJo
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Very soon Jurassic Quest, an interactive dinosaur experience, will be stomping its way back to the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds for a whole lot of family fun. Friday, February 16, through Monday, February 19, everyone will have a chance to step back in time and hang out with a whole lot of dinos!

Jurassic Quest offers rideable dinosaurs, a fossil dig, a "Triceratots" soft play area for toddlers, bounce houses, inflatables, a Raptor Run, a self-guided scavenger hunt, photo opportunities, and more.

Prehistoric Nick with skull and Thumbs -up Dino Ride
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Tickets can be purchased online or at the door with Standard, Senior, and Kids pricing available. Entry is free for kids under 2 years old.

General admission tickets include access to the dinosaur exhibits, arts and crafts activities, and dinosaur shows. Some rides and activities require activity tickets available on-site, or guests can upgrade to the Kids Unlimited Ticket.

For more information see Jurassic Quest online and on Facebook.

South Dakota Is Home to Two of the World’s Biggest Caves

When you're looking for some of the biggest ones of these on the planet, look no further than South Dakota.

You'll find them right under your nose.
Statista has compiled a list of the longest caves in the world and two of the top six are just 30 miles apart in the Black Hills.

Road Trip-Worthy Restaurants Within 90 Minutes of Sioux Falls

Veer off the beaten path. Take a road trip and try some favorite small-town eateries. Just by driving a few miles, you could find some delicious hidden gems.

From steaks to seafood, chislic to chicken, these are out-of-the-way unexpected finds that will make your taste buds tingle.

Here's a list of 14 Road Trip-Worthy Restaurants within 90 minutes of Sioux Falls.

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