Western Culture

  • Fort Abercrombie
  • Mandan Rodeo Days Bronc Rider
  • Little Missouri State Park
  • Bronc Rider
  • Fort Ransom State Historic Site
  • Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center
  • National Buffalo Museum
  • Tough Rodeo Ride
  • Dickinson Rodeo
  • Custer House
  • International Welcome
  • International Welcome
  • Find your inner Cowboy in North Dakota!

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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Featured Listings
Southwest
Southwest
3426 Chateau Roadd, Medora, ND 58645
This 26-room, two-story frame building was built in 1883 as the summer residence of the Marquis...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Hwy 281, Belcourt, ND 58316
Three weekends in June, Chippewa Downs will host their annual horse race.  Come and Enjoy the...
Southwest
Southwest
Medora, ND
An auto tour through the Little Missouri National Grasslands takes visitors to sites and areas...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Robinson, Robinson, ND 58478
Voted "Top 50 EcoTourism Site in the Great Plains." Clean, quiet, scenic and peaceful. Sleeps up...
Southwest
Southwest
188 Museum Drive E, Dickinson, ND 58601
The Dickinson Museum Center is a history museum complex that serves the region of southwestern...
Northwest
Northwest
15349 39th Ln NW, Williston, ND 58801
1866-1895. Army fort critical for US expansion. Sitting Bull surrendered here (1881). Exhibits in...
Southcentral
Southcentral
404 Louis L'Amour Lane, Jamestown, ND 58401
Take a step back in time at this re-created prairie town. Original buildings from the frontier...
Northcentral
Northcentral
2747 Eighth St. S.W., Washburn, ND 58577
Western heritage art gallery, museum and items for sale. Features North Dakota arts and artists.
Northcentral
Northcentral
2576 8th St SW, Washburn, ND 58577
Newly-installed exhibits at the Interpretive Center immerse you in the journey of the Lewis &...
Northwest
Northwest
19 miles southeast on Highway 1804, Epping, ND 58843
Situated on one of the upper bays of Lake Sakakawea, the rugged buttes of the North Dakota...
Events
Southwest
Southwest
Jun 05, 2015 - Sep 12, 2015
Burning Hills Amphitheatre, Medora, ND 58645
A professional musical variety show performed outdoors in the beautiful North Dakota Badlands....
Southwest
Southwest
Sep 04, 2015 - Sep 07, 2015
Little Missouri State Park, Killdeer, ND 58554-7927
We are a non-profit group dedicated to promoting the North Dakota Badlands and who enjoys trail...
Southwest
Southwest
Sep 13, 2015 - Sep 13, 2015
Taylor Main Street, Taylor, ND 58656
The tractors, the noise, the wheels and the power!...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Sep 25, 2015 - Sep 27, 2015
Burdick Arena, Devils Lake, ND 58301
NDRA Rodeo on Friday and Saturday featuring bull riding, barrel racing, steer roping and more!...
Southwest
Southwest
May 28, 2016 - May 29, 2016
465 Pacific Ave., Medora, ND 58645
Plans for the 30th annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering to be held Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29,...
Southwest
Southwest
Jun 14, 2016 - Jun 14, 2016
Pacific Ave, Medora, ND 58645
Held annually on Flag Day, the parade consists of only horses and horse-drawn vehicles. Special...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 19, 2016 - Jun 25, 2016
Box 244, Jamestown, ND 58402-0244
Authentic week-long family wagon train trek across North Dakota prairies is a once-in-a-lifetime...
Southwest
Southwest
Aug 04, 2016 - Aug 07, 2016
Eighth Street N, New Salem, ND 58563
4-H and open class exhibits, livestock shows, vendors, entertainment, evening dances, rodeo,...
Deals
Northcentral
Northcentral
$20 off per night
Jun 01, 2015 - Jun 01, 2016
1900 72nd St. NW, Minot, ND 58703
Single Room: a 7 night minimum stay required for $30/night rate.
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....
Southcentral
Southcentral
Rates from $129.95
Jan 01, 2015 - Dec 31, 2015
180 E. Bismarck Expressway, Bismarck, ND 58504
Flying out for a relaxing weekend or a long business trip is now easier and more economical, with...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Buy 10 nights, get 11th free
Apr 23, 2014 - May 23, 2020
215 Highway 2 E., Devils Lake, ND 58301
Stay 10 nights get the 11th night free or $40.00 cash
Northcentral
Northcentral
Free 2 Comedy Tickets & 2 Luxe Lounge Drink Tickets with nights' stay
Sep 11, 2015 - Sep 12, 2015
1505 N. Broadway, Minot, ND 58703
Comedy Connection Package! One Night's Stay is discounted to $89.95 plus tax per room per night...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Free entry to the festival for the day with purchase of
Apr 03, 2015 - Oct 03, 2015
2005 Burdick Expressway E., Minot, ND 58701
Starting May 18, 2015. Purchase your Great Hall of The Vikings Concert Tickets and receive FREE...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Rates from $20 per night
Sep 26, 2015 - Oct 03, 2015
2005 Burdick Expressway E., Minot, ND 58701
Are you a member of Good Sam Club? Good Sam Club members receive exclusive parking and discounted...
Packages
Southcentral
Southcentral
Mar 15, 2015 - Nov 30, 2015
Expressway Inn, Bismarck, ND 58504
DAKOTA ZOO Package!...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Mar 15, 2015 - Nov 15, 2015
180 E. Bismarck Expressway, Bismarck, ND 58504
Expressway Suites...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jan 01, 2015 - Dec 31, 2015
Expressway Inn, Bismarck, ND 58504
The Park and Fly package for only $114.95*, includes One night stay and up to 10 days parking....