The Best Things to Do in North Dakota

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North Dakota

4.6
National Parks · History Museums · Historic Sites

Popular things to do in North Dakota

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National Park
South Unit Theodore Roosevelt National Park
4.9
Duration: 8 hours
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National Park
Theodore Roosevelt National Park Medora
4.8
Duration: 8 hours
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Park
Scandinavian Heritage Park Minot
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Zoo
The Dakota Zoo Bismarck
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
A primarily rural state, North Dakota is the ancient home of the Lakota tribe. Norwegian settlers once made up the European population, and one of the state's major attractions is the Norsk Høstfest, the largest Norwegian festival in the United States. The vast plains and never-ending sky inspire the many orchestras that call the state home. The spirituality of the music is second only to the spirituality of the people, as the state has the nation's highest percentage of churchgoing residents. The state's open fields are conducive to fishing, hunting, and winter activities. Use our United States trip itinerary app to plan your trip to North Dakota and other destinations in United States.

Museums in North Dakota

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Natural History Museum
Red River Zoo Fargo
4.0
Duration: 2 hours
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History Museum
North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum Bismarck
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
National Buffalo Museum Jamestown
4.1
Duration: 2 hours
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History Museum
Frontier Village Jamestown
4.0
Duration: 2 hours

Historic Sites in North Dakota

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Historic Walking Area
Painted Canyon Overlook Theodore Roosevelt National Park
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Historic Site
Bonanzaville West Fargo
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Historic Site
Fort Union Trading Post Williston
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Historic Site
On-A-Slant Village Mandan
4.9
Duration: 2 hours

Nature in North Dakota

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National Park
North Unit Theodore Roosevelt National Park
4.7
Duration: 8 hours
Water Body
Missouri River Bismarck
4.1
Duration: 2 hours
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State Park
Grahams Island State Park Devils Lake
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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State Park
Icelandic State Park Cavalier
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in North Dakota

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Zoo
Roosevelt Park Zoo Minot
4.1
Duration: 2 hours
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Educational Site
University of North Dakota Grand Forks
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Zoo
Chahinkapa Zoo Wahpeton
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Water Park
Splasher's of the South Seas Grand Forks
3.2
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in North Dakota

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Historic Site
Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site Abercrombie
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
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Mountain
River Bend Overlook Watford City
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Auto Race Track
River Cities Speedway Grand Forks
4.7
Duration: 4 hours

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Places to visit in North Dakota