Summer

  • Biking to Sunset Inn
  • State Fair Ride
  • Woodland Resort
  • Capitol Fourth of July
  • Dave Mills
  • North Dakota Scenic ByRider
  • Sunshine on Bully Pulpit
  • Badlands
  • The North Dakota Capitol Grounds in Bismarck
  • Newman Outdoor Field, home of Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks

Explore the land where buffalo still roam — alongside deer, elk, antelope and plenty of other wildlife. Summers offer a bounty of outdoor activities like mountain biking, fishing, hiking and camping. It’s a perfect time to explore North Dakota’s national and state parks and discover the history of the West. Click here for more Summer activities in North Dakota.

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Having Fun is Serious Business. And Business is Booming in Williston, ND!
 
Summer road trips, jump on the bike or in the car and getaway to Dickinson.
 

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Trip Ideas & Travel Information
From great concerts to great food, here are five things to do at the North Dakota State Fair

Ride your motorcycle to 5 or more places on the map, take a picture with travel guide and earn a patch

Experience the serene to the extreme in your own North Dakota adventure
Create a lasting memory with a fantastic Father’s Day outing.
If lacing up the shoes and hitting the pavement or trail is your idea of fun, let's go!
8 Cozy Cabin Getaways (Best Places Lists)

Cabins are a great way to wind down after a day on the trail. Few things are as soothing as settling in in front of a fire with a warm drink and a friend. North Dakota has a selection of comfortable to rustic options.

Start you're statewide museum tour at the state's flagship museum
Diggin' dinosaurs (Articles)
Dinosuars called North Dakota home long before humans showed up
Take a golf vacation you'll never forget
North Dakota's roadside art is Classic Americana
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Featured Listings
Northcentral
Northcentral
16 miles northeast, Bottineau, ND 58318
Nestled in the scenic Turtle Mountains along the U.S./Canadian border, Lake Metigoshe is one of...
Northcentral
Northcentral
International Peace Garden, Dunseith, ND 58329
The museum educates the public of the historical and present-day roles of wildlife law...
Northcentral
Northcentral
3 miles south of Garrison, Garrison, ND 58502
Fort Stevenson State Park, located on Lake Sakakawea's north shore, was named for the late 1800s...
Southcentral
Southcentral
5 miles northwest, Bismarck, ND
18 holes Par 72 6,424 yards Slope 72.1/Rating 130 Green fees $63 NOTES: Nationally recognized by...
Southeast
Southeast
250 Main St. W., Valley City, ND 58072
Valley City was founded in 1872 with the name of Second Crossing of the Sheyenne when the...
Southcentral
Southcentral
600 Riverside Park Road, Bismarck, ND 58504
The Dakota Zoo is located on the east bank of the Missouri River in Bismarck. Home to more than...
Southeast
Southeast
2 miles north of Fort Ransom, Fort Ransom, ND 58033
Fort Ransom State Park, which takes its name from an 1860s military fort, is located in the midst...
Northwest
Northwest
New Town, New Town, ND 58763
Breathtaking view of Lake Sakakawea, Badlands bluffs and the foundations of the underwater town...
Northcentral
Northcentral
109 Foussard Ave. SE, St. John, ND 58369
1899 Folk Victorian house eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Sites....
Southcentral
Southcentral
5001 Fernwood Dr, Bismarck, ND 58503
Celebrate the season at Papa's Pumpkin Patch, 5001 Fernwood Drive, Bismarck, ND. Our 2015 season...
Events
Northeast
Northeast
Apr 22, 2016 - Sep 16, 2016
River Cities Speedway, Grand Forks, ND 58203
Every Friday, mid-April through mid-September, River Cities Speedway will be alive with the...
Southcentral
Southcentral
May 07, 2016 - Aug 27, 2016
8280 33rd St. SE, Jamestown, ND 58401
Races start at 7 p.m....
Northeast
Northeast
May 23, 2016 - Jul 13, 2016
North Dakota Museum Of Art, Grand Forks, ND 58202
Rick Bartow was a major American painter and member of the Wiyot Tribe of Northern California....
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 28, 2016 - May 30, 2016
1252A 41st Ave. NW, Garrison, ND 58540
Kite flying festival for all ages. Fly your own kite. Build a kite at the festival. See kites of...
Southcentral
Southcentral
May 28, 2016 - May 28, 2016
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 02, 2016 - Jun 02, 2016
465 Pacific Ave., Medora, ND 58645
Join the US Postal Service in celebrating the 100th birthday of the National Park Service. The...
Southeast
Southeast
Jun 03, 2016 - Jun 03, 2016
Chahinkapa Park, Wahpeton, ND 58075
Participate in team challenges, bicycling, racing and obstacle courses.
Southeast
Southeast
Jun 03, 2016 - Jun 05, 2016
Chahinkapa Zoo and Park, Wahpeton, ND 58075
Blue Goose Days is a community event for the whole family! Parade, craft/vendor booths, wildlife...
Southwest
Southwest
Jun 03, 2016 - Sep 10, 2016
Burning Hills Amphitheatre, Medora, ND 58645
A professional musical variety show performed outdoors in the beautiful North Dakota Badlands....
Southwest
Southwest
Jun 04, 2016 - Jun 04, 2016
Chuckwagon Patio, Medora, ND 58645
Join us for this annual road race that winds its way through town and the scenic North Dakota...
Deals
Southeast
Southeast
$5 off purchase
May 01, 2016 - Dec 23, 2016
4143 153rd Av. SE, Casselton, ND 58059
Take a half-hour or hour long riding lesson and receive $5 off!
Northcentral
Northcentral
Rates from $40.00
Jan 31, 2016 - Jun 01, 2016
3750 BIA Road 10, Belcourt, ND 58316
ONLY 200 advanced tickets for $40 per person for weekend daily pass. (Does not include camping)....
Packages
Southcentral
Southcentral
Mar 15, 2016 - Nov 30, 2016
Expressway Inn, Bismarck, ND 58504
DAKOTA ZOO Package!...
Southwest
Southwest
Oct 07, 2016 - Jan 13, 2017
532 15th St., Dickinson, ND 58601
$129 standard room or upgrade to a Suite for $149!...