• Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • Fort Abraham Lincoln
  • Cowboy in the Badlands
  • Medora Musical
  • Fort Buford
  • Chateau de Mores
  • Mandan Rodeo Days Bronc Rider
  • North Dakota Cowboy
  • Horseback Riding
  • Fort Union
  • 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 01, 2018 - Sep 08, 2018
    Medora
    The Medora Musical is the rootin'-tootinest, boot-scootinest show in all the west! There's no...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jun 24, 2018 - Jun 30, 2018
    Jamestown
    Since 1969 Fort Seward, Inc. holds an annual family oriented covered wagon train adventure. We...
  • 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...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Jul 04, 2018 - Jul 04, 2018
    Hettinger
    Join us for a tour of the Shadehill Buffalo Jump on July 4. The bus leaves the Granary around 2 p...
Featured Listings
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Durbin
    Gentle Wind Stables is your destination for experiencing horseback riding of North Dakota. Rich...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Pembina
    Discover 100 million years of regional history from the Cretaceous Age to contemporary times in...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Robinson
    Voted "Top 50 Ecotourism Site in the Great Plains." Clean, quiet, scenic and peaceful. Sleeps up...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Carrington
    Pipestem Creek Bed and Birding is located on a pristine family farm just 5 miles from Arrowwood...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Sterling
    Rolling Plains Adventures is located on the Black Leg Ranch within the plains of historic...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Linton
    Pasture tours available by appointment. See the wild Nokota® horses on their native ND prairies....
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Epping
    Situated on one of the upper bays of Lake Sakakawea, the rugged buttes of the North Dakota...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Killdeer
    Little Missouri State Park contains some of the most rugged, picturesque Badlands terrain in...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Belcourt
    The 2018 schedule for Chippewa Downs: June 9-10, June 16-17, June 23-24, June 30-July 1.
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    The 2007 North Dakota Tourist Attraction of the Year, the Center of Western Heritage &...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Dunn Center
    Local history museum showcasing authentic memoribilia and agricultural equipment from the...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Western heritage art gallery, museum and items for sale. Features North Dakota arts and artists.