• Custer House
  • Rodeo
  • Standing Rock
  • Signs at Elkhorn Ranch
  • Horseback Riding
  • Cowboy Hall of Fame display
  • Hall of Fame
  • Horseback riding
  • Powwow
  • Lewis and Clark 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
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Jun 02, 2017 - Sep 09, 2017
    Medora
    The Medora Musical is the rootin'-tootinest, boot-scootinest show in all the West! There's no...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Sep 09, 2017 - Sep 09, 2017
    Dunn Center
    Rain or shine. PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE FROM AUG. 26 to SEPT. 9  Old-fashioned meal of sausage...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Oct 05, 2017 - Oct 08, 2017
    Minot
    The Super Bowl of rodeo for North and South Dakota! The Minot Y's Men's Rodeo is proud to host...
  • 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...
Featured Listings
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    The 2007 North Dakota Tourist Attraction of the Year, the Center of Western Heritage &...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Elgin
    Located in a beautiful valley on the Cannonball River. 3 cabins and lodge, air conditioning, RV...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    Built in 2013 in a peaceful location with a beautiful view overlooking the Little Missouri River,...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Killdeer
    Little Missouri State Park contains some of the most rugged, picturesque Badlands terrain in...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Bowman
    Since 1992, Pioneer Trials Regional Museum has worked to research, document and display the...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Durbin
    Gentle Wind Stables is your destination for experiencing horseback riding of North Dakota. Rich...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Carrington
    Pipestem Creek Bed and Birding is located on a pristine family farm just 5 miles from Arrowwood...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Since 1969 Fort Seward, Inc. holds an annual family oriented covered wagon train adventure. We...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    Learn about Theodore Roosevelt as President, husband, father, soldier, hunter, and Badlands...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    The principal fur trading post of the American Fur Company on the upper Missouri River. Served...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Sterling
    Rolling Plains Adventures is located on the Black Leg Ranch within the plains of historic...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Belcourt
    Three weekends in June, Chippewa Downs will host their annual horse race.  Come and Enjoy the...