Yankton Vacation - Deals & Packages!Yankton is a city in South Dakota and is situated along the Missouri River. In June 2015, it was listed as one of the top 100 best small towns. Yankton was the first capital of the Dakota Territory and owing to it’s nearly two hundred years of history; it has a vast range of cultural and historical attractions. The city also has ample of facilities for camping, swimming and boating.Places of Interest in Yankton Dakota Territorial Museum The Dakota Territorial Museum is located in West Side Park, Yankton. It contains information and artifacts related to the heritage and development of the city ever since 1869. The most notable artifacts here are - artifacts of Dakota Territory, from Native American inhabitants and early pioneers. The museum also offers extensive research material to scholars and researchers.Bede Art Gallery Bede Art Gallery is a cultural center for professional artists. It is located in the lobby of Marian Auditorium of Mount Marty College campus and is named after a Benedictine monk - Bede the Venerable. Bede Art Gallery exhibits artworks from regional artists on a monthly basis and most of them are featured with an artist address to the audience. The gallery is open from September to May and entry here is free.Fantle Memorial Park Fantle Memorial Park is a tribute to all American war veterans. This monument has the list of more than fifty war veterans who had laid down their lives during the Second World War. Fantle Memorial Park is also home to the Avenue of Flags, in which five service flags and hundreds of American flags are displayed six times a year.