Free Things to Do

  • Hiking
  • Wally the Walleye
  • Biking in North Dakota
  • Buggies-n-Blues Diner
  • Mystical Horizons
  • Lake Sakakawea Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Tommy Turtle
  • Off-Road Biking
  • Turtle Mountains
  • Old Red Trail Scenic Byway

North Dakota is located at the intersection of fun and affordable. You’ll be amazed at all of the free things to do around the state. Find your favorite musician, athlete or actor on the Celebrity Walk of Fame or visit historic sites like Camp Hancock and  museums like the Taube Museum of Art. Click here for a list of free attractions in North Dakota.

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Featured Listings
Southcentral
Southcentral
7745 11th Street SE, Pingree, ND 58476-8308
Arrowwood's 16,000 acres of lakes, marshes, prairie grasslands, wooded coulees and cultivated...
Southcentral
Southcentral
115 Second Avenue SW, Jamestown, ND 58401
The Arts Center is an exciting place where you can be engaged in the arts – whether you are a...
Southcentral
Southcentral
622 First Ave. S., Jamestown, ND 58401
This stunning American Gothic-style church, built 1910, is one of only 60 minor basilicas in the...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Woodworth, ND 58505
A small tablet mounted on a large boulder commemorates the July 23 campsite of the 1863 Sibley...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Northwest Burnt Boat Drive, Bismarck, ND
Native American village site has a self-guided tour of the grounds and earthlodge depressions and...
Southwest
Southwest
West edge of town, Medora, ND
This site memorializes the life of Antoine de Mores, the Marquis de Mores, who arrived here in...
Southcentral
Southcentral
424 Main Ave., Oakes, ND 58474
The Heritage Center was originally the First National Bank of Oakes, built in 1906, featuring...
Southwest
Southwest
188 Museum Drive E, Dickinson, ND 58601
The Dickinson Museum Center is a history museum complex that serves the region of southwestern...
Southwest
Southwest
Klinefelter Hall, Dickinson State University, Dickinson, ND 58601
Dickinson State University Art Gallery Located in Klinefelter Hall, the gallery provides an...
Northcentral
Northcentral
1115 First Ave. N., New Rockford, ND 58356
Frontier buildings include a school, church and depot with historic furnishings and exhibits.
Events
Northcentral
Northcentral
Nov 28, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014
Main Street Garrison, Garrison, ND 58540
Thanksgiving weekend and the following two weekends, come join us in the Christmas Capitol of...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Nov 28, 2014 - Nov 28, 2014
First Avenue S., Jamestown, ND 58401
The Holiday Dazzle on Main (1st Ave S/Highway 52 downtown) Parade features lighted floats...
Southwest
Southwest
Nov 28, 2014 - Nov 28, 2014
Downtown, Hettinger, ND 58639
Fireworks at 5:45 followed by lighted parade on Main Street and hot chocolate at the Fire Hall...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Dec 05, 2014 - Dec 06, 2014
Main Street Garrison, Garrison, ND 58540
Thanksgiving weekend and the following two weekends, come join us in the Christmas Capitol of...
Southeast
Southeast
Dec 06, 2014 - Dec 06, 2014
1351 W. Main Ave., West Fargo, ND 58078
Christmas on the Prairie is a family fun event that is great way to kick of the holiday season...
Southeast
Southeast
Dec 06, 2014 - Dec 06, 2014
1351 W. Main Ave., West Fargo, ND 58078
"We're in the Christmas Mood"...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Dec 12, 2014 - Dec 13, 2014
Main Street Garrison, Garrison, ND 58540
Thanksgiving weekend and the following two weekends, come join us in the Christmas Capitol of...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Dec 12, 2014 - Dec 14, 2014
Belle Mehus Auditorium, Bismarck, ND 58501
From the moment the curtain rises, find out just how thrilling a tradition can be as you are...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Dec 12, 2014 - Dec 14, 2014
622 1st Ave S, Jamestown, ND 58401
The University of Jamestown Choir performs their Christmas Concert in the beautiful setting of...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Dec 13, 2014 - Dec 14, 2014
Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, Bismarck, ND 58501
Deals
Northcentral
Northcentral
Buy 10 nights, get 11th free
Apr 23, 2014 - May 23, 2020
215 Highway 2 E., Devils Lake, ND 58301
Stay 10 nights get the 11th night free or $40.00 cash
Packages
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
The perfect beer. The perfect food. The perfect place to end your day. See photo for more...
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
Calling all Canadians! We not honor at-par rates! See photo for details.
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
Enjoy a night on the town with dinner and a movie! See photo for details.
Southeast
Southeast
May 01, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1025 38th St SW, Fargo, ND 58103
Create memories with our family movie night package. Take the kids to that movie they "have" to...
Southeast
Southeast
May 31, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1025 38th ST SW, Fargo, ND 58103
Shop till you drop!. ...
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
Take advantage of Minot's proximity to the largest lake in the state! Did you know that Lake...
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
Hit the courses in Minot this summer! Enjoy the Minot favorite Vardon Golf Club and the Souris...
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
Looking to meet the real Minot, while still doing what YOU like to do? Let our experts plan the...
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
Enjoy wine? Enjoy amazing views? Then this is the package for you! See photo for more information.
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
The wild days of summer are upon us! Enjoy the weather to the fullest with the Noble Inn and...