Activities

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

Marina Inn Hotel & Conference Center is at the center of it all.

With our convenient location in South Sioux City, Nebraska — just two minutes from Sioux City, Iowa — guests will enjoy a wide variety of Sioux City tourist attractions, events, and activities.

We recommend our guests visit the following tourist attractions:

NORM WAITT SR. YMCA

Features state-of-the-art workout facilities, a fitness pool and family fun pool, steam rooms, sauna, and whirlpool, along with gym and basketball courts. The YMCA is fun for the whole family, and is conveniently located within walking distance of the hotel.

HISTORIC ORPHEUM THEATRE

Dating back to 1927, this theatre has provided the Siouxland area an opportunity to attend performances by fabulous performers like Bill Cosby, Sheryl Crow, BB King, Bob Dylan, Wynton Marsalis, David Copperfield, Willie Nelson, Jewel, Alison Krauss, and Jerry Seinfeld. Additionally, thousands have witnessed spectacular Broadway shows and enjoy hearing the Sioux City Symphony.

SIOUX CITY PUBLIC MUSEUM

Discover Sioux City history in a whole new way! The new Sioux City Public Museum features large, colorful exhibits, interactive displays, and much more. It’s a must-see destination for residents and tourists alike.  

LEWIS AND CLARK INTERPRETIVE CENTER

Visitors can sign on as a member of the Corps of Discovery and experience a day soldiering and serving with Lewis & Clark in this new interactive Missouri Riverfront attraction. Admission is free. The center focuses on a day in the life of the explorers as they traveled through what is now the Sioux City, Nebraska, and Iowa area.  

SIOUX CITY ART CENTER

The Center's collection includes works by Thomas Hart Benton, Dale Chihuly, John Stuart Curry, Salvador Dali, John Henry (artist), Jun Kaneko, Kathe Kollwitz, Robert Motherwell, Charles Logasa, Claes Oldenburg, Ed Paschke, Philip Pearlstein, Bridget Riley, Jerry Uelsmann, James McNeil Whistler, and Grant Wood.

FOURTH STREET HISTORIC DISTRICT

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Fourth Street Historic District contains the best concentration of late 19th-century commercial buildings in Sioux City. Here you can stroll along the tree-lined sidewalks and sample from a variety of dining and specialty shops. Whether you are sipping on a fresh-brewed cup of coffee, getting a whole new look at the spa, picking out a special accessory for your home, or stopping in at the local pub, you will find Historic 4th Street has something for everyone.

LEWIS & CLARK TRAIL/SGT. FLOYD MONUMENT

This travel itinerary highlights 41 historic places listed in the National Register of Historic Places and associated with Lewis and Clark. Many of these places are also part of the National Park Service's Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. The Sergeant Floyd Monument commemorates Sergeant Charles Floyd, Jr., the only member of the Corps of Discovery to die on the journey.

ANDERSON DANCE PAVILION – FLIGHT 232 MEMORIAL

The dance pavilion is located on Larsen Park Rd. on the riverfront. For reservations, please call 712-279-6111. The pavilion features a covered dance floor and raised bank area and is the site of many summer events, including Artsplash and The Big Parade. Enjoyed year-round, it is part of the extensive trail system running throughout the city.  The Flight 232 Memorial commemorates the heroic rescue efforts shown by the Sioux City community after the crash of United Flight 232 in 1989. This statue depicts Colonel Dennis Nielsen carrying a young child to safety.

QUEEN OF PEACE STATUE – LAST SUPPER SHRINE

The statuary is part of the development of Trinity Heights, located on a wooded 70 acres, in the northeast corner of Sioux City, Iowa. People of all faiths come to visit this peaceful area.

MAJOR SHOPPING CENTERS

Major nearby shopping centers include Marketplace Shopping Centre, Lakeport Commons, and Southern Hills Mall.

ARGOSY CASINO

Sioux City's premiere riverboat casino is nestled in the historic Missouri River Valley. This modern, large-capacity vessel features over 36,000 square feet of gaming excitement and fun for up to 2,000 passengers and crew. On board, you'll find over 640 slots, as well as Blackjack, Poker, Roulette, Craps, Caribbean Stud Poker, and Video Keno.

WINNAVEGAS CASINO

The Winnavegas Casino is owned and operated by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. Open 24 hours, it is located three miles west of exit #127 in Sloan, Iowa. The casino has over 668 slot machines plus 20 table games, including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Live Poker, Pai Gow, and Spanish Blackjack.  

TYSON EVENTS CENTER

Home to the Sioux City Musketeers ice hockey team and Sioux City Bandits indoor football, featuring the 10,000 seat Gateway Arena which hosts concerts, sporting events, and more.

 

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