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2010 Shows Strong Increase in Visitors to Falls Park

1/6/2011
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Sioux Falls, SD - The Falls Park Visitor Information Center, managed by the Sioux Falls Convention & Visitors Bureau, ended 2010 with a strong increase in visitor numbers over the previous year. 177,365 people entered the visitor center in 2010 and in 2009, 158,951 visitors were counted, showing an increase of 18,414 for the year. Visitors have the opportunity to sign a guest book, but the actual count is taken as people enter the visitor center. It is estimated that approximately one-third of the people visiting FallsPark actually enter the visitor center and/or sign the guest book.
 
The guest book showed 2010 visitors came from all 50 states and 57 foreign countries. 
           
Top 10 States:                          Top 10 Countries:
Minnesota                                 Canada
South Dakota                            Germany
Iowa                                          United Kingdom
Wisconsin                                 Australia
Nebraska                                  Norway
Illinois                                       Netherlands
Missouri                                    Brazil
California                                   France
Michigan                                   Italy
Texas                                       Sweden
 
The Falls Park VisitorInformation Center provides visitors to Sioux Falls with citywide information as well as a wide variety of Sioux Falls souvenirs.

Photo Credit: South Dakota Office of Tourism
 
 
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Mission: To market the City of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as a one-of-a-kind visitor destination, and to provide premier visitor services, by attracting conventions, meetings, sports, events, leisure and business travelers to Sioux Falls in the most economic and efficient manner possible in order to positively impact the local economy.

Contact

Teri Ellis Schmidt
Executive Director
Phone: 605.373.2030