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Bismarck-Mandan is located in the heart of North Dakota, tucked in the scenic Missouri River Valley, and is the ideal destination for a perfect vacation.  Journey here for the natural beauty, historical magnitude and warm sensibilities of our extraordinary part of the country.  Our twin cities are lush with an inviting blend of metropolitan amenities and rich country heritage. Online at

Dakota Cyclery Mountain Bike Adventures offers guided tours, shuttle service, bike rentals, sales and service on the Maah Daah Hey Trail located in beautiful downtown Medora, North Dakota from May until October. Phone 701-623-4808; e-mail or visit online at for reservations and additional information.

Missouri River Lodge is located on a 2,000 acre working ranch in a valley along the Missouri River surrounded by badland formations near Stanton, ND, offering adventures on 10 miles of trails to a national historical place; including historic sites, birding, fishing on the Missouri River, hunting, canoeing, and more. Visit online for information at

Sakakawea Adventure Outfitters is a resort offering deluxe fully-furnished cabins with views of Lake Sakakawea 15 miles north of Hazen, ND. You can hunt birds, big game, or get in a day of fishing. We offer fishing and hunting guides for this four-season recreation area. Dogs are welcome!  Phone 701-487-3683 or visit

Fishing Guide Terry Focke was born and raised in North Dakota and has been fishing the Missouri River system for more than 25 years.  He is a Coast Guard Captain, a fishing outfitter licensed by the State of North Dakota, and a member of the North Dakota Professional Guides and Outfitters Association.  He specializes in walleye and salmon fishing in North Dakota. Check out his website at

Medora is North Dakota's #1 tourist destination with such attractions as the Theodore Roosevelt National Park-South Unit, the Medora Musical, Bully Pulpit Golf Course, Pitchfork Steak Fondue, the Chateau de Mores, the North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame, among other museums, gift shops and attractions. Find out more about the region online at

Captain Meriwether’s is the type of place that easily becomes a home-away-from-home for many diners. River rock fireplaces in the main dining room and lounge area ensure that folks stay cozy; during the warmer months, opt for a table on the deck, which offers terrific river views. Located at 1700 River Road Bismarck, ND; phone 701-258-0666.

The North Dakota Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center and Fort Mandan are premiere historic attractions on the Lewis & Clark Trail. The Center tells the expedition story, and Fort Mandan is a full scale reproduction of the expedition's wintering post, and features interpreters in period dress daily. The Headwaters Fort Mandan Visitor Center offers additional visitor amenities, including traveling exhibits. Both facilities are open year-round, and are operated by the Lewis & Clark Fort Mandan Foundation. Telephone 877-462-8535 or visit

The Expressway Suites is located on Bismarck Expressway across from Kirkwood Mall.  In each suite they offer a free high-speed wireless internet access; they also have free deluxe continental breakfast, free local calls, free HBO, an indoor pool, whirlpool, exercise room, and free airport shuttle.  The Expressway Suites has meeting rooms available and also a lounge and casino.

Check out for all your vacation needs in The Rushmore State. Or call 1-800-SDAKOTA (1-800-732-5682) for information. See why South Dakota is the state with "Great Faces, Great Places" on their website at


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