Theodore Roosevelt National Park Itinerary




The 14-mile Theodore Roosevelt North Unit Scenic Byway provides the colorful North Dakota Badlands as a scenic backdrop with its sweeping vistas of one of the last remnants of wilderness in the Northern Great Plains. Theodore Roosevelt National Park memorializes the 26th President for his enduring contributions to the conservation of our natural resources. Visitors are provided a unique opportunity for wildlife viewing. In the park you will find open prairie, hardwood draws, bison, other wildlife, and the Little Missouri River.

The small Badlands town of Medora is the gateway to the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. But it is more than that; an Old West cowtown with horseback rides, modern museums, the state-of-the-art Burning Hills Amphitheatre, luxury lodging and primitive camping.

Visitors get their first real glimpse of the Badlands from the overlook at the Painted Canyon Visitor Center on Interstate 94, east of Medora. The canyon stretches as far as the eye can see into the rugged North Dakota Badlands.

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Little Missouri National Grasslands

North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame

Medora Musical

Town of Medora


Camp in a Covered Wagon at Luxury Glamping Resorts!

Covered wagon camping is becoming hugely popular as it allows you to travel back in time to the pioneer days of the Old West. However, these one-of-a-kind camping wagons come with an unexpected twist! It’s glamping in luxury with a style all its’ own. Let’s see why Conestoga wagon glamping is such a hit!

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National Park Rules – Things You Should Never Do!

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What’s happening to our National Parks is unbelievable! And it’s caused by careless park visitors! It’s all because visitors are not following the simple National Park rules. And it deeply affects the wildlife, environment, staff and other visitors who are visiting our parks. In fact, violating these do’s and don’ts is actually what’s causing National Park Rangers to close trails, campgrounds and points of access!

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Things to Do in Medora – Near Theodore Roosevelt National Park

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If you’re planning to visit Theodore Roosevelt National Park, you’ll definitely want to stay in beautiful Medora! There are so many things to do in Medora that you’ll need more than just a few days to experience why it’s North Dakota’s #1 tourist destination! Lots of outdoor attractions, shows and family fun are all awaiting your arrival!

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Things to Do at Put-in-Bay – Tours & Attractions on South Bass Island

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Put-in-Bay, located on South Bass Island, is a popular tourist destination on Ohio’s lakeshore of Lake Erie. The small island village has tons of unique things to do whether you’re a local or a nomadic tourist! You and your family can learn about the Battle of Lake Erie or just enjoy the unsalted version of island life! Put-in-Bay is a low key Great Lakes destination that’s calling your name!

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What are Rail Trails? Who Can Use Them?

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Did you know there are approximately 2400 rail trails in the United States? As of early 2023, there are 25,401 miles of rail trails and 9,202 miles of potential rails to trails projects in the planning stages! Also referred to as rails to trails, these multi-use paths take the place of former railroad beds and provide a much safer and accessible way to enjoy the outdoors!

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Wildflower Etiquette – Super Bloom Tips to Protect Wildflowers

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Springtime is an exciting time when wildflowers bloom with massive explosions of color that carpet certain regions of the United States. However, super blooms are now attracting millions of people which causes big concern for the wildflowers. By following these wildflower etiquette tips will help protect and preserve the wildflowers and encourage more bee pollination.

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Best Places to See the Super Bloom Wildflowers in the U.S.

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If you’re looking for the best places to see the Super Bloom, look no further than the southwestern United States! In fact, the U.S. has some of the most spectacular masses of Springtime wildflowers in the entire world. Almost every year, trillions of wildflowers carpet the coastal valleys of the west, mountainsides and even in the harsh desert environments in the National Parks. But, little known fact, super blooms do not happen every year!

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2024 National Park Free Days – Visit U.S. National Parks at No Charge!

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Every year, the U.S. National Park Service grants free entry to all visitors on designated National Park Free Days. They allow everyone to visit all National Parks and Monuments, National Historic Sites and Battlefields, National Seashores and even National Recreation Areas totaling 423 National Park sites spanning over 85 million acres across the U.S. at NO CHARGE! That’s right!! During the National Park designated free days, anyone can enter without shelling out a penny!

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How to Recreate Responsibly in the Outdoors

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Since the pandemic, there’s been a massive uptick in people recreating outdoors. However, due to the inexperience of those newer adventurers, there’s also been a huge disconnect in how we should respect the environment, wildlife and each other. Thus, this serves as a reminder of how we all should recreate responsibly.

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