Scenic Byways in North Dakota view from Mystic Horizons

Border to Border (Highway 281) Tour

Follow Highway 281 through the lakes country of North Dakota, from Whitestone Hill near Edgeley, past the World's Largest Buffalo to the serene International Peace Garden near Dunseith.

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Whitestone Hill battlefield
Whitestone Hill State Historic Site

Site of the fiercest clash between U.S. Army soldiers and Native American tribes in North Dakota.

Worlds largest buffalo
World's Largest Buffalo

Had real bison been this large (26 feet), they might still be roaming the prairie in great herds.

Jamestown, ND
United States

Photo of mom and her child in the buffalo museum
National Buffalo Museum & Store

Dedicated to telling the story of the great herds of bison that once roamed the surrounding prairie. See a live buffalo herd. The Frontier Village and the World’s Largest Buffalo statue are nearby.

Arrowwood Refuge
Arrowwood National Wildlife Refuge

The birder's paradise features downy woodpeckers, greater yellowlegs and belted kingfishers.

Pingree, ND
United States

Dakota sun gardens
Dakota Sun Gardens and Winery

Beautiful gardens and wine from local and regional fruits.

Dakota Prairie regional center opera house
DPRCA The Opera House and Studio

Dakota Prairie Regional Center for the Arts has presents productions in a restored theater.

New Rockford, ND
United States

Fort Totten state historical society museum
Fort Totten State Historic Site

Site has been everything from active military post to boarding school for Native American children. Now house quaint bed and breakfast.

White horse hill national game preserve
White Horse Hill National Game Preserve

Woodlands area on shores of Devils Lake is home to large variety of wildlife, migratory birds and nature trails.

Devils Lake
Devils Lake

One of the best fisheries in the state. Four-season playground where ice fishing is as popular as dropping a line in the summer.

Devils Lake, ND
United States

Lake Alice
Lake Alice National Wildlife Refuge

A major waterfowl concentration point during spring and fall migrations and breeding ground for thousands of ducks and geese.

Cando, ND
United States

Sky Dancer casino entrance
Sky Dancer Casino and Resort

Full-service casino and resort features traditional casino games, slots, concerts and traditional music.

International peace gardens
International Peace Garden

Botanical garden dedicated to peace between the United States and Canada. Garden straddles the border. Floral-themed attractions within the garden.

Turtle Mountain scenic byway
Turtle Mountain Byway

Enjoy a drive through through wooded hills and valleys in a landscape unique to this part of North Dakota.

mystical horizons
Mystical Horizons

"Stonehenge of the Prairie" features stone and cement structures to view solstices and the equinox.

Pride dairy
Pride Dairy

Homemade cheeses, syrups, caramel and ice cream, including the popular Juneberry flavor.

Bottineau, ND 58318
United States