Yankton's Meridian District is home to a wide variety of shops, eateries, businesses, and attractions that Yankton residents use on the regular and visitors love to explore. It's where Yankton began and it's where the community continues to grow and flourish.
The Meridian District is Yankton's historic downtown. It lies right along the Missouri River and was the epicenter of action during the 19th century when the Dakota Territory was being established by pioneers. The city of Yankton grew out of this historic riverport area and still boasts architecture and landmarks that gave Yankton its start.
Today it is an area that continues to grow with new businesses, housing options, renovation and beautification projects, and events. It's a great place to stroll around on a beautiful day, taking in the variety of attractions that appeal to all ages, styles and interests. It's a place for people to explore on their own or come together for events, meals, drinks, music, and so much more.
Go ahead and stay awhile. We can't wait to meet you.