The Women’s Health Conference is so close we can barely contain our excitement.
A full day devoted to our well-being? Check.
A day filled with great speakers like Glennon Doyle and Angela Gaffney? Check.
We hope you, too, are counting down the days.
For those of you turning the one-day event into an overnight (or longer) stay, we encourage you to explore the Bismarck region. Whether you’re looking for an interesting eating establishment or a place to stretch your legs, here are a few places you may want to check out.
Bismarck has many well-known national chains. But if you’re looking for more regional or local fare, stop by one of these establishments:
Lucky’s 13 Pub More of a regional chain, this pub serves up sandwiches, burgers and favorites like walleye egg rolls and spiced-up mac and cheese. Gluten-free bread is available. Daily specials.
Blarney Stone Pub An Irish pup atmosphere with more than 35 draft beers available. If you’re craving corned beef and creamed cabbage, shepherd's pie or bangers and mash, this is the place for you.
The Starving Rooster Try their pizza or pasta made in a brick oven.
The Walrus A bustling neighborhood eatery that features creative salads, sandwiches and pastas. It also boasts an extensive wine and beer list.
Looking for something else? Here’s a list of suggestions from Trip Advisor
Whether you’re interested in enjoying the outdoors or delving into some regional culture, there are numerous ways for you to find a mini adventure.
Lewis and Clark Riverboat Cruise Explore the Missouri River through a one-hour cruise (starts at 3 p.m.) or a pizza dinner cruise (at 6 p.m.). Reservations can be made ahead of time.
North Dakota Heritage Center and State Museum Meet Dakota, a rare mummified duck-billed dinosaur Edmontosaurus. Learn about the state’s earliest people and modern visionaries. Located on the North Dakota Capitol grounds. Admission is free.
Papa’s Pumpkin Patch The Travel Channel named this super popular local attraction one of the top 10 pumpkin patches in the country, and it happens to open on September 10!
Trail Systems If geocaching, walking, disc golf, classic golf or parks are more your thing, enjoy the recreational opportunities in Bismarck and next door Mandan.
Kayak Rentals Take a short – or day-long – trip on the Missouri River by kayak. No experience necessary … just a sense of curiosity and adventure.
Looking for additional activities? Here are some suggestions from the Bismarck-Mandan Visitors’ Bureau.
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