Overlooking the Custer House

Missouri River Valley and Beyond (Highway 83) Tour

Take your adventure to North Dakota to the next level. Follow the trail of Lewis and Clark through the Missouri River Valley and into the great outdoors. Historic sites and recreational activities are found all along Highway 83 and the Missouri River corridor.

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St. Mary's
St. Mary's Church and Iron Crosses

Germans from Russia used ornate iron crosses to mark graves of their loved ones. The church and cemetery are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

210 4th Street S
Hague, ND 58542
United States

welk homestead
Welk Farmstead State Historic Site

Boyhood home of “Champagne Music Maker” and big band leader Lawrence Welk.

845 88th St. SE
Strasburg, ND 58573
United States

touch of honey
Touch of Honey

This bee-keeping family offers honey in its liquid state or in a creamed variety. Check out the variety of lip balms, lotions and shower gels. Call for tours.

8149 Hwy 83
Linton, ND 58552
United States

North Dakota Capitol Ground

Walk the Teddy Roosevelt Rough Rider Hall of Fame on the ground floor and take in the view of the surrounding area from the top-floor observation area of the capitol building.

600 E. Boulevard Ave
Bismarck, ND 58505
United States

Lewis and Clark Riverboat

The explorers never had it so easy, but you can take a relaxing riverboat cruise on the Missouri River, departing from Bismarck.

1700 N River Rd
Bismarck, ND 58503
United States

Hawktree Golf Club

Golf Digest-recognized course that contours to the rolling hills near the Missouri River. Dramatic elevation changes.

3400 Burnt Creek Loop
Bismarck, ND 58503
United States

Dakota Zoo
Dakota Zoo

Stare down rare white tigers and brown bears at Dakota Zoo along the Missouri River. New primate exhibit.

602 Riverside Park Rd
Bismarck, ND 58504
United States

Pirogue Grille

Fine dining downtown restaurant named after the large canoe-like boats used by Lewis and Clark's expedition up the Missouri River.

121 N 4th St
Bismarck, ND 58501
United States

heritage center
North Dakota Heritage Center and State Museum

State museum includes Geological Time Gallery, Early Peoples Gallery, Inspiration Gallery, high-tech interactive learning labs and a 60-seat digital Great Plains Theater.

612 E. Boulevard Ave
Bismarck, ND 58505
United States

Fort Lincoln
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park

Military post and home of Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer, plus commissary, barracks, granary, stables, On-A-Slant Mandan Indian Village and museum.

4480 Fort Lincoln Rd
Mandan, ND 58554
United States

Fort Mandan
Fort Mandan

Visitor center and authentic reconstruction of fort where Corps of Discovery spent the winter of 1804-05 along the Missouri River.   

838 28th Ave SW
Washburn, ND 58577
United States

Interpretive Center
Lewis And Clark Interpretive Center

Museum dedicated to the Corps of Discovery and the time it spent in the Washburn area. Exhibits include actual artifacts and Karl Bodmer prints.

2576 8th St SW
Washburn, ND 58577
United States

knife River
Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site

Site of the Native American village that Sakakawea called home before leaving with the Corps of Discovery.

564 County Rd 37
Stanton, ND 58571
United States

garrison dam
Garrison Dam Power Plant

Tour the facility to learn about the amount of power created in the plant with water from Lake Sakakawea.

Hwy 200
Riverdale, ND 58565
United States

Lake Sakakawea State Park
Lake Sakakawea State Park

The perfect place to swim, boat, hike or camp. Lake Sakakawea is one of the three largest man-made lakes in the country.

781 N 42 1/2 Ave NW
Pick City, ND 58545
United States

artspace building

Unique arts communities like Artspace are transforming downtown Minot with a collection of galleries, studios and lofts.

3 Main St S
Minot, ND 58701
United States