• Enchanted Highway
  • Tommy Turtle
  • State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center Exterior
  • Biking in Valley City
  • Lake Sakakawea Fishing
  • Danish Mill
  • Pheasant Statue
  • Wheat Statue
  • Display at State Museum at North Dakota Heritage Center
  • State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center
  • ND History Hub - Heritage Center & State Museum

Free Things to Do

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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Events
Featured Events
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Feb 24, 2017 - Feb 25, 2017
    Fargo
    An inspired day of creative fun and celebration featuring over 65 carefully curated modern...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Feb 24, 2017 - Feb 25, 2017
    Bismarck
    A powerhouse program, exploring the bold physicality and imagination of ballet. Dance+ is a mixed...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Feb 25, 2017 - Feb 25, 2017
    Upham
    Come out to your local wildlife refuge and enjoy the snow! Free snowshoe checkout will be...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Mar 04, 2017 - Mar 11, 2017
    Valley City
    Oldest and longest-running agriculture show in North Dakota. The North Dakota Winter Show is held...
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  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Regent
    The Enchanted Highway begins at Exit 72 on I-94 near Gladstone and terminates 32 miles down the...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    St. Michael
    President Theodore Roosevelt designated this unique natural area in 1904 as "a big game preserve,...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Walhalla
    Between 1843 and 1873, this house and store, owned by Antoine B. Gingras, served the Metis...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Take a step back in time at this re-created prairie town. Original buildings from the frontier...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    The principal fur trading post of the American Fur Company on the upper Missouri River. Served...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Pingree
    Arrowwood's 16,000 acres of lakes, marshes, prairie grasslands, wooded coulees and cultivated...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Riverdale
    A beautiful metal sculpture created by Tom Neary. Stones donated by each county in North Dakota...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan to Dickinson
    An alternative to Interstate 94 between Mandan and Dickinson, this 108-mile route offers a...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Located adjacent to the Missouri River walking trail, Steamboat Park includes at 60-foot-long...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Dunseith
    Giant turtle statue made of more than 2,000 tire rims. Parking is located next to Log House...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Check out this Guinness Book of World Records official record of the World's largest wood...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Dickinson
    Located in Dickinson State University's Stoxen Library, the center houses a comprehensive digital...