Free Things to Do

  • Japanese Gardens
  • Pembina Gorege ATVing
  • Fort Ransom State Park
  • The North Dakota Capitol Grounds in Bismarck
  • North Dakota Shopping
  • Canoeing
  • Capitol Fourth of July
  • Assumption Abbey
  • Pheasants on Enchanted Highway
  • 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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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
Southcentral
Southcentral
Dec 26, 2014 - Jan 04, 2015
5001 Fernwood Drive, Bismarck, ND 58503
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Southeast
Southeast
Jan 10, 2015 - Jan 10, 2015
Red Willow Bible Camp, Binford, ND 58416
Experience dog sledding at Red Willow Bible Camp. Hands-on learning with the sled dogs. Open to...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jan 23, 2015 - Jan 23, 2015
1810 Schafer Street, Bismarck, ND 58501
Explore the winter night sky at Winter Wonderland. Hands-on discovery stations will include...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jan 31, 2015 - Jan 31, 2015
Jamestown Civic Center, Jamestown, ND 58401
Inviting all car enthusiasts! Jamestown Classic Car Club presents the Winter Wheels Car Show at...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Feb 06, 2015 - Feb 08, 2015
Jamestown Civic Center, Jamestown, ND 58401
Bring the family and prepare for the summer season with ideas on all your favorite outdoor...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Feb 06, 2015 - Feb 15, 2015
1002 2nd Ave SE, Jamestown, ND 58401
Break the cabin fever blues and get active! The Jamestown Parks and Rec Department works with the...
Southeast
Southeast
Feb 07, 2015 - Feb 07, 2015
Red Willow Bible Camp, Binford, ND 58416
Experience dog sledding with the Prairie Isle sled dogs. All-day event, pre-registration required...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Feb 12, 2015 - Feb 14, 2015
Reiland Fine Arts Center, Jamestown, ND 58405
This hilarious race against the clock begins when Savannah agrees to get her feisty mother from...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Feb 20, 2015 - Feb 22, 2015
Jamestown Reservoir, Jamestown, ND 58401
The Jamestown Rural Fire Department will host its annual Fishing Derby on the Jamestown Reservoir...
Southeast
Southeast
Feb 21, 2015 - Feb 21, 2015
650 Carl Olsen St, Mapleton, ND 58059
SnowJam 2015, the area's premier snowmobile trail ride, will be Saturday, Feb. 21, on the Cass...
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
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. ...
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...