Summer

  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing
  • Chad Biel
  • Pembina Gorge
  • State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center Exterior
  • Tough Rodeo Ride
  • North Dakota State Fair
  • Buffalo and Bikes
  • Fargo Blues Festival
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center

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

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Trip Ideas & Travel Information
Motorcycle the state's scenic byways and backways for scenic wonders and a patch.
See the state's landscapes along these stunning byways and backways.
Rumble along North Dakota's most scenic routes on two wheels.
Discover the state's best waterways for canoeing and kayaking.
Find your next camping adventure at one of North Dakota's 1,300 campsites.
From sailing to motor boating, there are plenty of opportunities to get out on the water.
Get your adrenaline pumping with these North Dakota outdoor adventures.
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Southwest
Southwest
2 miles south, Medora, ND 58645
This 18-hole course has received numerous national honors, including being named "One of America...
Northeast
Northeast
Highway 5, Cavalier, ND 58502
Icelandic State Park is home to the Pioneer Heritage Center, Gunlogson Homestead and Historic...
Southwest
Southwest
4480 Fort Lincoln Road, Mandan, ND 58554
General George Custer's last home is reconstructed, as are the central barracks, granary,...
Southwest
Southwest
Fort Yates, ND 58538
Visitors are welcome to travel the Standing Rock National Native American Scenic Byway. Grand...
Southwest
Southwest
Medora, ND 58645
Scenic splendor in beautiful ND Badlands. The South Unit includes a scenic loop drive, wildlife...
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...
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...
Southwest
Southwest
7 miles south of Mandan on Highway 1806, Mandan, ND
The On-A-Slant Indian Village is a 400-year-old Mandan Indian Village, which thrived for 200...
Southwest
Southwest
Old Highway 10, Mandan, ND 58554
An alternative to Interstate 94 between Mandan and Dickinson, this 108-mile route offers a...
Northwest
Northwest
Theodore Roosevelt National Park North Unit, Watford City, ND 58554
Theodore Roosevelt National Park memorializes the 26th President for his enduring contributions...
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!...