Places To Go
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Plan a trip to travel to Western North Dakota and tour sites, locations, history, activity.
Long X Visitor Center
Under-used and over-delivering; this Dunn County North Dakota lake lets people get away from it all. The Lake Ilo National Wildlife Refuge is where you can stroll a nature trail, enjoy a picnic, watch birds, or try your hand at fishing.
You’re invited to join your neighbor’s celebration – and be welcomed, entertained and well-fed. It’s a quiet little celebration, with only a few hundred of the closest friends and families – and you. The Twin Buttes Powwow in June is not as well-known as the...
Most people know Medora as a charming little tourist town with knick-knack and curio shops lining the old west town. However, Medora is a full-time cowboy town and even the county seat of Billings County. That’s why it’s a different experience to check out...
“Hey, you wanna check out a historic town? It’s the home of a champion basketball team, a hospital, a mission, a couple large schools, a bustling retail community,” he asked her. “It’ll mean a bit of a hike.” “Sure. How much of a hike?” she asked. “Depends on...
Coming over the hill, it’s apparent why it’s a noteworthy trail attraction. The long snake of a 10-foot wide surface drops off as much as 150 feet on either side.
The North Dakota many people don’t know: Maah Daah Hey trail (Otherwise known as the “lasting a long time” trail)
Here are two easy hikes or mountain bike trails near Watford City in McKenzie County that loop back to the Maah Daah Hey: The Long X Trail and the Bennett Creek Trail. Experienced hardcore hikers or mountain bikers can do either of them in a few hours. For the rest of us, it takes a day.