• Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
  • Cowboy in the Badlands
  • Rodeo
  • Fort Union
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hall of Fame
  • Horseback Riding
  • Powwow
  • Display at State Museum at North Dakota Heritage Center
  • Find your inner Cowboy in North Dakota!
  • International Welcome

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
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jul 25, 2020 - Jul 25, 2020
    Jamestown
    Celebrate White Cloud's legacy with city-wide activities, including a car show, parade, street...
Featured Listings
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Western heritage art gallery, museum and items for sale. Features North Dakota arts and artists.
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    From a life-size T. rex skeleton cast to a Mars spacesuit to exhibits of rare pottery and...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Belcourt
    The 2018 schedule for Chippewa Downs: June 9-10, June 16-17, June 23-24, June 30-July 1.
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Epping
    Situated on one of the upper bays of Lake Sakakawea, the rugged buttes of the North Dakota...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    Located southwest of Medora, this site memorializes the life and activities in North Dakota of...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Stanley
    This pioneer village museum consists of a collection of 20 buildings to include a depot, jail,...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Escape the jail at the 1883 Stutsman County Courthouse. Steeped in historical facts and located...
  • 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...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    Built in 2013 in a peaceful location with a beautiful view overlooking the Little Missouri River,...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Robinson
    Voted "Top 50 Ecotourism Site in the Great Plains." Clean, quiet, scenic and peaceful. Sleeps up...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Located at the end of Louis L'Amour Lane, the World's Largest Buffalo Monument stands tall on the...