• Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • Cowboy in the Badlands
  • Fort Abraham Lincoln
  • Fort Buford
  • Medora Musical
  • Chateau de Mores
  • Mandan Rodeo Days Bronc Rider
  • Horseback Riding
  • North Dakota Cowboy
  • Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center
  • Find your inner Cowboy in North Dakota!
  • International Welcome
  • Rodeo - Feel the dirt in your teeth!

Western Culture

The legends of the American West run through the heart of North Dakota, from Lewis, Clark and Sakakawea to Custer and Sitting Bull. You’ll find wide-open plains, rodeos, powwows and plenty of rich history. A cowboy hat and boots aren’t required, but they won’t look out of place. Click here for more Western Culture in North Dakota.

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Events
Featured Events
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Mar 05, 2018 - Mar 05, 2018
    Valley City
    This annual community event is fun for all ages. Sign up to be on a team or take part in the...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Apr 28, 2018 - Apr 28, 2018
    Bismarck
    66th North Dakota State Square and Round Dance Festival...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Jun 01, 2018 - Sep 08, 2018
    Medora
    The Medora Musical is the rootin'-tootinest, boot-scootinest show in all the west! There's no...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Jul 01, 2018 - Jul 04, 2018
    Mandan
    Three-day top-ranked PRCA rodeo,chuckwagon racing, Art in the Park July 3-4, pancake breakfasts...
Featured Listings
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Belcourt
    Three weekends in June, Chippewa Downs will host their annual horse race.  Come and Enjoy the...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    An auto tour through the Little Missouri National Grasslands takes visitors to sites and areas...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Robinson
    Voted "Top 50 Ecotourism Site in the Great Plains." Clean, quiet, scenic and peaceful. Sleeps up...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Killdeer
    Furnished 4-bedroom cabin and corrals in secluded Badlands ranch setting for bowhunters, horse...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Western heritage art gallery, museum and items for sale. Features North Dakota arts and artists.
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Exhibits at the Interpretive Center immerse you in the journey of the Lewis & Clark Expedition...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Located through the gates of the Frontier Village, the World's Largest Buffalo Monument stands...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Killdeer
    Little Missouri State Park contains some of the most rugged, picturesque Badlands terrain in...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    The principal fur trading post of the American Fur Company on the upper Missouri River. Served...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    The Medora Musical is the rootin'-tootinest, boot-scootinest show in all the west! There's no...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    The 2007 North Dakota Tourist Attraction of the Year, the Center of Western Heritage &...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Linton
    Pasture tours available by appointment. See the wild Nokota® horses on their native ND prairies....