Dickinson, ND | 1 Day Itinerary
Welcome to Dickinson, ND!
Home > Meetings > Itineraries > 1 Day Itinerary

1 Day Itinerary

Let us design your trip while in Dickinson, ND.  We can direct you to the places you shouldn’t miss, we’ll make your planning easier and show you the local stops.
Turn off the interstate at Exit 61 and visit the staff at the Visitors Center, while relaxing a few minutes before exploring Dickinson, ND. Our Visitors Center has all the information you need for Dickinson and all of southwestern North Dakota. The gift shop also has just the right item you need to bring back to family and friends.

The Prairie Outpost Park at the Dickinson Museum Center in Dickinson, ND is a must see!
Dickinson Museum Center
  • Badlands Dinosaur Museum - Houses thousands of rock, mineral and fossil specimens including a complete real Triceratops skeleton. The museum features an outstanding collection of minerals from around the world. The gift store offers a variety of items. Entrance fee. Open year-round, Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm (MT).
  • Joachim Regional Museum - Ethnic origins are preserved, in addition to featuring art and history exhibits.
  • Pioneer Machinery Hall - Featuring the early ranching and agricultural history of Stark County. The building houses farming machinery, along with other regional artifacts. Seasonal. Tours available.
  • Prairie Outpost Park - Five historic and six reproduction buildings are located in the 12-acre park, located just east of the museum. Relax and have lunch at the Heritage Pavilion picnic shelter. Seasonal. Tours available.
You won't want to miss out on our unique eating stops in Dickinson, ND!
Ukrainian Cultural Institute
Visit the beautiful eggs! Handcrafted with exquisite detail, the “Pyskany” Easter egg collections are full of color and design, each one unique with their own story. Embroidery and other crafts are showcased and offered. Free. Open year round, Monday-Friday 9am-3pm (MT).

Downtown Walking Tour
Discover Dickinson’s downtown history. A historic tour of homes, businesses, and public buildings is available by picking up a brochure at the Museum Center.

Specialty Retail | Downtown Dickinson
Explore the downtown stores for a fun shopping adventure. Shop the many stores, including JP Frame Shop & Western Edge Gallery, The Sweet Melange, GG's Little Pink House, Faith Expressions, Joy, Salt of the Earth, and more!

Unique Dining
Trying new places to eat is fun! Enjoy the BrickHouse Grille, JD’s BBQ, and Phat Fish Brewing, along with many other restaurants in Dickinson.

Other Attractions/Recreation
Year-Round - West River Community Center, Theodore Roosevelt Center, SW Art Gallery & Science Center and Patterson Lake Recreational Area.

Seasonal - Heart River Golf Course, Dickinson Research Center Floral Gardens, and Field of Swings.
Back to