10 Minutes to Downtown Sioux City, IA

There are many advantages to living in Morningside Neighborhood. This area is made up of smaller neighborhoods, with quaint homes and thriving businesses. One of its benefits is that Morningside is only 10 minutes away from downtown Sioux City, IA.

The downtown area of Sioux City has virtually everything you could want in an urban environment, from cultural events to family activities to landmarks you can experience outdoors. You can drive yourself or take advantage of the Sioux City Transit System, which may be navigated easily via the Sioux City official website or the Moovit transit app. If you have never been to Sioux City (or even if you have), you can use the following guide to explore the fourth largest city in the state of Iowa.   

Downtown Sioux City Skyline

Downtown Sioux City: Places to Go  

The downtown area is bustling with ways to appreciate art and culture. You can visit the Sioux City Art Center free of charge, and it is worth a visit just to view its magnificent architecture, as well as its five galleries. Other Sioux City art venues include Art SUX (unique art created by locals) and Vangarde Arts (a members-based club that features both visual and performance arts).

If you’re in the mood to be transformed by music, be sure to check out the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra. This orchestra has been a significant feature of the city’s cultural scene for over 100 years. The symphony’s events take place at the historic Orpheum Theater, which is the setting for many other local events, as well.

Family Fun Downtown

If you are planning a downtown outing as a family, you might start your visit at the Sioux City Public Museum. Once you are there, you may view new exhibits and permanent collections, as well as experience interactive displays. LaunchPAD Children’s Museum is the perfect place to bring the little ones, with interactive exhibits such as a block wall and build zone, a flight zone, and a water table. Another great family-friendly option is the Long Lines Family Rec Center, where you can participate in a long list of sports and activities, such as rock climbing, dodge ball, wrestling, and in-line hockey.

Launch Pad Children's Museum

Getting Outdoors in Sioux City, Iowa 

Time spent outside is important for the mind and body, and the downtown area offers several fine ways to do this. You can get some fresh air while honoring heroes at Veteran’s Memorial Park, as well as by visiting the Public Safety Memorial and the Flight 232 Memorial. Shepherd’s Garden is a beautiful place to reflect, and Anderson Dance Pavilion is a scenic outdoor venue ideal for parades, weddings, and other special events. When you are in the downtown area, remember to head over to Sioux City’s Historic Pearl District, which provides several city blocks’ worth of historic architecture and local businesses.       

Riverview Apartments: 10 Minutes to Downtown Sioux City, IA

When you live at Riverview Apartments in Morningside, downtown Sioux City is a quick car or bus ride from home. In addition to cultural events, family activities, and local landmarks, the downtown area is home to many restaurants, bars, and places to shop.

Riverview Apartments offers an assortment of unit sizes and floor plans, and we provide our tenants with many amenities to enhance quality of life. Give us a call at (712) 208-8602, or feel free to access our online application.


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