Starting a new state today, our neighbor to the north, North Dakota. This state is split into three regions so I will round out North Dakota next week and begin Minnesota bucket lists next week as well!
- Fairview Bridge & Cartwright Tunnel: Pedestrian bridge over the Yellowstone River.
- Lewis and Clark State Park: Located along the upper edge of Lake Sakakawea.
- Fort Rice State Historic Site: Military post built in the 1860’s to protect white settlers.
- Sitting Bull Burial Site: Sacred burial site of the famed Sitting Bull.
- Fort Stevenson Guardhouse: Learn history of frontier military.
- Fort Stevenson State Park: Fun place to camp.
- Wally the Walleye: Looks over the “Walleye Capitol of the World”.
- Writing Rock State Historic Site: Plains Indians carved petroglyphs into boulders.
- Fort Sauerkraut: Fort to built to protect settlers from attacks that never occurred.
- Killdeer Mountain Battlefield State Historic Site: Site commemorates battle between Sully troops and Sioux Indians.
- Little Missouri State Park: Park located among rugged Badlands.
- Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park: Custer’s last home reconstructed.
- Painted Canyon Visitor Center: Gorgeous Canyon overlook that is part of Theodore Roosevelt National Park just off the interstate.
- Theodore Roosevelt National Park-South Unit: Gorgeous park in the badlands that features a loop scenic drive with lots of wildlife.
- Salem Sue: World’s Largest Holstein and the site of our engagement!
- Enchanted Highway: Quirky highway filled with tin art statues.
- Garrison Dam and Power Plant Towers: Take a tour of this huge hydroelectric dam.
- Misty the Mermaid: Gorgeous metal sculpture.
- Fort Clark State Historic Site: Built by American Fur Company for the Mandan Indians.
- Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site: Explore the earth lodge formation used by the Mandan Tribe.
- Theodore Roosevelt National Park-North Unit: The north unit of this park features stunning views of the badlands landscape along the river.
- Fort Buford State Historic Site: Site of Sitting Bull surrender.
- Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site: Fur trading post along the Missouri River that served several Native American tribes.
- Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center: Enjoy a walking trail along the confluence of the two rivers.
All attractions found in the 2020 North Dakota Travel Guide.