History & Culture

  • Heritage Center
  • Powwow
  • Standing Rock
  • Albino buffalo at Jamestown
  • Norsk Hostfest
  • International Welcome
  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park - South Unit
  • Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
  • Find your Legendary in North Dakota: History
  • Fun in Medora North Dakota

From Jurassic to pioneer days, North Dakota is home to a variety of history and culture. Dig for dinosaur bones, walk in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark, learn about Native American traditions or see the struggles of early settlers. Becoming legendary doesn’t happen overnight. Here’s our story. Click here for more Historical and Cultural attractions and activities in  North Dakota.

Trip Ideas & Travel Information
North Dakota Museum Tour (Best Places)
Museums tell the story of North Dakota and stimulate the minds of old and young alike.
You've read about Custer, Lewis and Clark, Sitting Bull and Sakakawea. Now live the experience.
North Dakota has a rich legacy of ethnically and architecturally diverse historic churches.
Follow the Chan SanSan Scenic Backway through a glacial valley carved 12,000 years ago.
Sakakawea Scenic Byway (Best Places)
Step back in time to some of the most significant destinations of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
The 35-mile-long byway in North Dakota includes stops at Native American sites.
Take a 64-mile drive on Highway 22 and Highway 23 from Manning to New Town.
Experience North Dakota’s rich heritage and culture at these fun, kid-approved sites.
Western North Dakota (Best Places)
Touring the western half of North Dakota? Don't miss these historic sites and outdoor activities.
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Featured Listings
Northeast
Northeast
8735 130th Ave. NE, Mountain, ND 58262
Historic, picturesque country estate, bed and breakfast offerings and bus tours welcomed, flower...
Northwest
Northwest
202 Frontage Rd, New Town, ND 58763
First-class casino features reel slot machines, blackjack, craps, poker, video poker...
Northcentral
Northcentral
10939 Highway 281, Dunseith, ND 58329
On September 11, 2001, the world watched in horror as the twin towers of the World Trade Center...
Southwest
Southwest
Main Street, Almont, ND
Museum features Northern Pacific Railroad depot, blacksmith shop, rock jail, fully furnished...
Southwest
Southwest
418 Third Ave W, Richardton, ND
Assumption Abbey is a Benedictine monastery. Come and see its beautifully decorated Romanesque...
Southwest
Southwest
18 miles north of Killdeer, near Little Missouri State Park, Killdeer, ND 58640
Handcrafted, rustic heated/air conditioned log cabins, primitive and electrical camping, full...
Southeast
Southeast
I-29, Exit 23, Mooreton, ND
One of the last remaining bonanza farms in the U.S. The centerpiece of the 15-acre farm is a...
Southeast
Southeast
315 Central Ave. N., Valley City, ND 58072
The Barnes County Historical Society is a 20,000-square-foot facility dedicated to telling the...
Southeast
Southeast
315 Central Ave. N., Valley City, ND 58072
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...
Events
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 01, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014
321 3rd Ave SE, Jamestown, ND 58401
Explore the history of Jamestown by listening to the Front Porch Chats at the Stutsman County...
Southwest
Southwest
Jun 07, 2014 - Sep 06, 2014
475 Fourth St., Medora, ND 58645
Museum Theatre drama. Imagine the year 1885 and you are a courtroom spectator witnessing the...
Southwest
Southwest
Jun 09, 2014 - Sep 04, 2014
Broadway Street, Medora, ND 58645
Theodore Roosevelt comes to life in this vivid rousing presentation. Learn about Theodore...
Southeast
Southeast
Jul 19, 2014 - Aug 03, 2014
5180 19th Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102
Live racing returns to the North Dakota Horse Park the Summer of 2014! Our dates include: July...
Southwest
Southwest
Jul 26, 2014 - Aug 02, 2014
MRF Lab, Marmarth, ND 58643
This dig is co-sponsored by the North Dakota Geological Survey and the Marmarth Research...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Aug 01, 2014 - Aug 03, 2014
845 88th St SE, Strasburg, ND 58573
The Lawrence Welk Birthplace is open for tours of the sod house Thursday through Sunday from 10 a...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Aug 02, 2014 - Aug 02, 2014
Frontier Village, Jamestown, ND 58401
Experience the Old West in a Wild West shootout at the Frontier Village. Show starts at 3pm and...
Southwest
Southwest
Aug 08, 2014 - Aug 09, 2014
425 Fourth St., Medora, ND 58645
On August 8-9, 2014, Medora will be hosting a remembrance of the 150th anniversary of the Sully...
Northwest
Northwest
Aug 08, 2014 - Aug 10, 2014
202 Frontage Road, New Town, ND 58763
Traditional dancing with beautiful handmade costumes. The pow wow is a visual extravaganza beyond...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Aug 08, 2014 - Aug 10, 2014
Frontier Village, Jamestown, ND 58401
Relive the pioneer life at the Frontier Village during Pioneer Days. The Frontier Village will...
Deals
Southeast
Southeast
Rates from $15
Apr 01, 2014 - Oct 31, 2015
3473 Woodland Park, Valley City, ND 58072
MONDAY-THURSDAY ** Tee off before Noon** $15 for 9 holes + cart or $25 for 18 holes + cart....
Southcentral
Southcentral
$1 off admission price per person
Jul 14, 2014 - Aug 06, 2014
Sleepy Hollow Arts Park at 26th and Divide, Bismarck, ND 58501
Take $1 off tickets with a coupon from advertisers and/or printed coupons distributed at...
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.
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jul 14, 2014 - Aug 07, 2014
Kay's Bed and Breakfast, Bismarck, ND 58501
Kay's Bed and Breakfast is a Historic Bismarck Home. Two people and two tickets for a show...