Bismarck, North Dakota, is the state’s capital city. Take time to explore all the dynamic city has to offer for less than $100 a day.
Start your day at local favorite The Little Cottage Café. Serving since 1965, the diner with counter seating serves breakfast classics done right. Save room for one of the indulgent caramel or cinnamon rolls. Breakfast entrées cost less than $10. Go for a stroll at the McDowell Dam Recreation Area. Walk along the nature trail surrounding the dam. If weather permits, paddleboats, paddle boards, canoes and kayaks are available to rent.
Grab a sandwich at Country House Deli. Opened in 1976, the deli serves daily lunch specials for less than $7. You’ll find classics like tuna salad and unique combinations like summer sausage with Muenster cheese. Closed Sunday. Learn more about North Dakota at North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum. Open daily, the museum delves into the history of the state. Admission is free. Stroll around downtown Bismarck and explore the many shops, art galleries and cafés.
Have dinner and drinks at The Walrus. The eclectic restaurant offers elevated comfort food alongside an impressive list of craft beers on tap. Choose from sandwiches, salads, pasta, pizza, steak and more. Spend about $20–25.
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