Summer

  • Chad Biel
  • Pembina Gorge
  • State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center Exterior
  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing
  • Buffalo and Bikes
  • Fargo Blues Festival
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
  • Tough Rodeo Ride
  • North Dakota State Fair
  • Find your Legendary in North Dakota: National Park
  • Find your Legendary in North Dakota: Outdoors
  • Find your Legendary in North Dakota: Golf

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
Kenmare Des Lacs Lake, Kenmare, ND 58746
The Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge Backway, found in the northwest corner of North Dakota,...
Southwest
Southwest
19 miles north of Killdeer, Killdeer, ND 58502
Little Missouri State Park contains some of the most rugged, picturesque Badlands terrain in...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Junction Highway 2 and Highway 3, Rugby, ND 58368
In January 1931, an U.S. Geological Survey determined the center of North America in Pierce...
Northcentral
Northcentral
2576 Eighth St. SW, Washburn, ND 58577
Exhibits at the Interpretive Center immerse you in the journey of the Lewis & Clark Expedition...
Northcentral
Northcentral
International Peace Garden, Dunseith, ND 58329
The museum educates the public of the historical and present-day roles of wildlife law...
Southcentral
Southcentral
871 Main St., Carrington, ND 58421
Six distinct birding drives, designed by a leading ornithologist, take you to the best places for...
Southeast
Southeast
4255 23rd Ave. S., Fargo, ND 58104
The Red River Zoo features more than 300 animals of 75 species, including many endangered species...
Northwest
Northwest
New Town, New Town, ND 58763
Breathtaking view of Lake Sakakawea, Badlands bluffs and the foundations of the underwater town...
Southeast
Southeast
Fort Ranson, Fort Ransom, ND 58033
Rich in history and plant diversity. Located on the Sheyenne River valley. Deer and other...
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...
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....
Southwest
Southwest
May 14, 2016 - May 14, 2016
Pacific Avenue, Medora, ND 58645
Succulent tasting ribs will be the menu of the day. Throw in some bluegrass music and it is...
Southcentral
Southcentral
May 21, 2016 - May 22, 2016
Jamestown Reservoir, Jamestown, ND 58401
Get onto the water at the Jamestown Reservoir for the 38th Annual Dakota Anglers Walleye/Northern...
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....
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!...