North Dakota Places to Visit


Bonanzaville USA
1351 West Main Ave
West Fargo, ND 58078
Phone: (701)282-2822 
A historic turn of the century 12 acre village representing the bonanza farm era. Your self-guided tour of 40 buildings includes authentic log cabins, schoolhouse, church, train depot and bonanza farm mansion. Each building is filled with period furnishings and artifacts. In addition Bonanzaville features a main museum, Native American museum, vintage automobile, tractor and airplane museums. Open May - Oct. Call ahead for hours.

Annual Events: (See Events for dates)

Christmas on the Prairie
First Saturday in December
Bonanzaville invites yoiu to join us as our praire village is lighted and ready to honor the season with hours-drawn rides, carol singing, story-telling, kid's carnival, a change to visit with old St. Nick and much more. Festive food and fun for the whole family in a beautiful winter's evening atmosphere.

Wild West Jamboree
2nd Weekend in July
Celebrate the days when Fargo, ND was known as the "Gate City to the West". Ride the stage coach, enjoy live couwboy poetry and toe-tapping music, western grub, cowboy movies and shootouts in the street. See ya there, pardner!

Pioneer Days
Third Weekend in August
The region's longes running festival of our heritage features pioneer demonstrations and food, costumed interpreters, live musical entertainment, children's activities and a fantastic parade of vintage automobiles and antique tractors.

Harvest Days
Third Weekend in September
Reap the harvest with and old-fashioned family get-together with contests, demonstrations, farmer's market, horse drawn rides, food, music, movies and more.

Christmas on the Prairie
First Saturday in December
Bonanzaville invites you to join us as our prairie village is lighted and ready to honor the season with hours-drawn rides, carol singing, story-telling, kid's carnival, a change to visit with old St. Nick and much more. Festive food and fun for the whole family in a beautiful winter's evening atmosphere.

Buffalo Trails Museum
Main St.
Epping, ND 58843
tel (701) 859-4361

Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
Rte. 2, Box 139
Mandan, ND 58554
tel (701) 663-9571
fax (701) 663-9324

Fort Mandan, Washburn

Fort Totten State Historic Site
Fort Totten, ND 58335
mailing address:
P.O. BOX 224
Fort Totten, ND 58335
tel (701) 766-4441
fax (701) 766-4882

Four Bears Museum
HC3 Box 2
New Town, ND 58763
tel (701-627-4477

Hettinger County Historical Society
Main St.
Regent, ND 58650
mailing address:
P.O. BOX 176
Regent, ND 58650
tel (701) 563-4547

Red River & Northern Plains Regional Museum
I-94 at Exit 343
West Fargo, ND 58078
mailing address:
P.O. BOX 719
West Fargo, ND 58078
tel (701) 282-2822
fax (701) 282-7606

Richland County Historical Museum
2nd St. and 7th Ave. C.
Wahpeton, ND 58075
mailing address:
P.O. BOX 1292
Wahpeton, ND 58074
tel (701) 642-6075

Theodore Roosevelt National Park - Visitor Center
Medora, ND 58645
mailing address:
P.O. BOX 7
Medora, ND 58645
tel (701) 623-4466

Three Affiliated Tribes Museum
P.O. Box 147
New Town, ND 58763
tel (701) 627-4477
fax (701) 627-3805

Trail County Historical Society
306 Caledonia Ave.
Hillsboro, ND 58045
mailing address:
R.R. 1, Box 1
Hillsboro, ND 58045
tel (701) 436-5571

Turtle Mountain Chippewa Heritage Center
Hwy. 5
P.O. BOX 257
Belcourt, ND 58316
tel (701) 447-6140
fax (701) 477-6836