Free Things to Do

  • Enchanted Highway
  • Wheat Statue
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Biking in Valley City
  • Danish Mill
  • West Acres Mall
  • Pheasant Statue
  • Grand Forks Art Fest
  • State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center Exterior
  • State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center
  • 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
Northeast
Northeast
May 01, 2015 - May 29, 2015
2300 Gateway Dr, Grand Forks, ND 58203
One of the best 1/3-mile dirt tracks in the nation. Cheer on your favorite drivers while Outlaw...
Southeast
Southeast
May 16, 2015 - Jun 01, 2015
Fargo Air Museum, Fargo, ND 58102
The Fargo Air Museum will be honoring Vietnam veterans at the 2015 Vietnam Memorial Exhibit May...
Southwest
Southwest
Jun 01, 2015 - Jun 01, 2015
475 Fourth St., Medora, ND 58645
Museum theater drama. Imagine the year 1885 and you are a courtroom spectator witnessing the...
Southeast
Southeast
Jun 01, 2015 - Oct 31, 2015
17385 County Road 4, Colfax, ND 58018
Welcome to Crooked Lane Farm, a small family farm located on the banks of the Wild Rice River...
Southeast
Southeast
Jun 05, 2015 - Jun 05, 2015
Chahinkapa Park, Wahpeton, ND 58075
Participate in team challenges, bicycling, racing and obstacle courses.
Southeast
Southeast
Jun 05, 2015 - Jun 07, 2015
Chahinkapa Zoo and Park, Wahpeton, ND 58075
Blue Goose Days is a community event for the whole family! Parade, craft/vendor booths, wildlife...
Southeast
Southeast
Jun 05, 2015 - Jun 06, 2015
112 Main Ave. S., Hankinson, ND 58041
Southwest
Southwest
Jun 05, 2015 - Sep 12, 2015
Burning Hills Amphitheatre, Medora, ND 58645
A professional musical variety show performed outdoors in the beautiful North Dakota Badlands....
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 06, 2015 - Jun 06, 2015
Frontier Village, Jamestown, ND 58401
Experience the Old West in a Wild West shootout at the Frontier Village. Show starts at 3 p.m....
Southwest
Southwest
Jun 06, 2015 - Jun 06, 2015
Chuckwagon Patio, Medora, ND 58645
Join us for this 7th annual road race that winds its way through town and the scenic North Dakota...
Deals
Southwest
Southwest
Rates from $93
May 15, 2015 - Jun 07, 2015
1026 West Villard, Dickinson, ND 58601
Receive a $20 discount when you stay for a high school or college graduation.
Southcentral
Southcentral
Rates from $129.95
Jan 01, 2015 - Dec 31, 2015
180 E. Bismarck Expressway, Bismarck, ND 58504
Flying out for a relaxing weekend or a long business trip is now easier and more economical, with...
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
Southcentral
Southcentral
Mar 15, 2015 - Nov 30, 2015
Expressway Inn, Bismarck, ND 58504
DAKOTA ZOO Package!...
Southeast
Southeast
Aug 01, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015
1423 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
Aug 01, 2014 - Dec 30, 2015
1423 38th ST SW, Fargo, ND 58103
Shop until you drop at West Acres Mall then enjoy an evening at the AmericInn of Fargo. ...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Mar 15, 2015 - Nov 15, 2015
180 E. Bismarck Expressway, Bismarck, ND 58504
Expressway Suites...