Bismarck Travel Guide
Welcome to Bismarck, ND!
This WorldWeb.com travel and tourism guide for Bismarck, featuring hotels and other accommodations, tours, attractions, events, shopping and more, will help you plan a successful visit to Bismarck, North Dakota , U.S.A.
Bismarck is often referred to as Bismarck-Mandan, as the city of Mandan is just 6 mi (10 km) across the Missouri River from Bismarck. As the capital city of North Dakota, Bismarck is rich with educational attractions, historic sites and cultural events. Architecture enthusiasts enjoy embarking on a guided tour of the State Capitol, a 19-story Art Deco building built in the 1930s. Those fond of animals appreciate the Dakota Zoo, where over 125 species are represented, including monkeys, lions, wolves, insects and reptiles. The nearby Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park is a historic site that was once an important infantry and calvary post. Camping, hiking and picnicking are popular activities in this 1,000-acre park. Every September Bismarck is abuzz during the United Tribes International Powwow, an event that draws over 70 tribes and 1,500 dancers and drummers eager to participate in the powwow performances.
Over 125 species of animals are housed at this zoo, North Dakota's largest.
Hotels & Motels
Conveniently located near Kirkwood Mall, the Fairfield Inn Bismarck South is a non-smoking hotel that offers amenities like free high-speed Internet access, complimentary hot breakfast, a fitness center, an indoor swimming pool and a whirlpool.
PaPa's Pumpking Patch grows over 25,000 pumpkins each year and offers hayrides, pony rides, tractor wagon rides, a petting zoo, nature trail, maze and concessions.