History & Culture

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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.

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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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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...
Northwest
Northwest
Aug 28, 2014 - Aug 30, 2014
Elk Street - Business 85, Alexander, ND 58831
The Labor Day weekend begins a celebration that began over 50 years ago as a community picnic at...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Aug 30, 2014 - Aug 30, 2014
Frontier Village, Jamestown, ND 58401
Experience the Old West in a Wild West shootout at the Frontier Village. Show starts at 3pm and...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Sep 04, 2014 - Sep 07, 2014
3315 University Drive, Bismarck, ND 58504
Powwow held annually in the Lone Star Arena at United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck has...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Sep 05, 2014 - Sep 07, 2014
100 Water St E, Medina, ND 58467
Medina's Fall Festival is the annual community celebration. Highlights include a truck and...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Sep 11, 2014 - Sep 11, 2014
10939 Highway 281, Dunseith, ND 58329-9445
This year's annual 9/11 Ceremony will be a "Silent Tribute." The USA, Canada, North Dakota and...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Sep 13, 2014 - Sep 13, 2014
6th Ave NW & 27th St NW, Jamestown, ND 58401, Jamestown, ND 58401
Join us for OKTOBERFEST...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Sep 19, 2014 - Sep 21, 2014
PO Box 375, New Rockford, ND 58356
Central North Dakota Steam Threshers Reunion is held every year on the third full weekend in...
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....
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.
Southwest
Southwest
Jun 01, 2014 - Sep 01, 2014
1597 6th Avenue West, Dickinson, ND 58601
There’s more than oil in North Dakota! The Dakota Dinosaur Museum is terrific for all ages. Come...