Vacation time and time to hit the road. We're so lucky to live in a state that offers so many things to do, and you don't have to travel far. So, I thought I'd come up with a list of fun places to visit. You can use it for a stay-vacation or offer it to friends and family coming to visit.


Andrew Burton / Getty Images
Andrew Burton / Getty Images

Merdora Musical and Theodore Roosevel National Park- this is a great place to experience the great West. The musical in nightly and the park is full of wildlife and beautiful sights.

Maah Daah Hey Trail- this 98 mile trial connects both units of the Theodore National Park and offers bike trails and beautiful sceneries.

North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame- the hint is in the name, you’ll enjoy stories of Native Americans, ranchers and rodeo riders on the North Dakota plains.

Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park- offering campsites and tours of the Custer House.

North Dakota Heritage Center- in Bismarck, free admission and the Heritage Center also has revolving exhibits.

North Dakota Capital Grounds- the capital offers free tours and the history of North Dakota and the building and grounds.

Bonanzaville USA- located in West Fargo- you'll see everything that made up small town USA including a log cabin, blacksmith shop, school, drug store, general store and creamery.

Enchanted Highway- this is located off of I94, West of Bismarck. You'll find  find seven enormous sculptures along a 32-mile ribbon of rural highway. The artworks are the idea of retired educator Gary Greff.

North Dakota State Fair- the annual party in Minot at the State Fair Gorunds offer food that you look forward to eating all year, live music on the Grandstand stage and a huge midway.

More From US 103-3