Walk two blocks to the Bismarck Event Center
- Dakota Zoo (1.8 miles)
Traveling with kids? Visit more than 600 animals at the Dakota Zoo, including snow leopards, emus and miniature horses.
Phone: +1 (701) 223-7543
- Raging Rivers Waterpark (3 miles)
Float down the lazy river or race down a tube slide at this summertime hot spot. If you prefer drier activities, try out go-karts, mini golf, arcade games and laser tag.
Phone: +1 (701) 663-3393
- Sertoma Park (1.5 miles)
This beautiful park is home to Dakota Zoo, Super Slide Amusement Park and several miles of picturesque walking trails.
Phone: +1 (701) 222-6455
- Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park (13.1 miles)
Explore the recreated homes of the Mandan Indians at On-A-Slant Village or stop by the last fort visited by Custer at this serene state park.
Phone: +1 (701) 667-6340
Shopping and entertainment
- Belle Mehus Auditorium (one block)
Named after a local piano teacher, this historical auditorium opened in 1914 and has since been painstakingly renovated. Check the schedule for symphony concerts and other exciting events.
Phone: +1 (701) 355-1370
- Bismarck Event Center (two blocks)
With seating for more than 10,000, this events complex is known for hosting the area’s biggest concerts, Professional Bull Riders (PBR) rodeo events and a variety of other sports events throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (701) 355-1370
- Bismarck Municipal Ballpark (0.5 miles)
Home to the Bismarck Larks and Dakota Community Bank and Trust Field, the Bismarck Municipal Ballpark hosts Northwoods League minor league baseball games all summer long. The ballpark is located just a four-minute drive or 15-minute walk from Radisson Hotel Bismarck.
Phone: +1 (701) 222-3089
- Kirkwood Mall (0.8 miles)
North Dakota’s second-largest mall, this popular retail destination boasts a variety of restaurants and more than 90 stores, including American Eagle, H&M and JCPenney.
Phone: +1 (701) 223-3500
Other points of interest
- North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum (1.3 miles)
Stop by the North Dakota State Capitol grounds to visit North Dakota’s largest museum. Bring the kids to check out rare dinosaur fossils, exhibits on state history and much more.
Phone: +1 (701) 328-2666
- Lewis and Clark Riverboat (3 miles)
Retrace the route explorers Lewis and Clark took down the Missouri River two centuries ago with a cruise on this 150-passenger riverboat.
Phone: +1 (701) 255-4233
Visit the downtown Bismarck website and check out this map to keep track of all the city’s stores, restaurants and festivals. Every September, Bismarck hosts the Downtowners Street Fair, an annual event for more than 40 years and recently voted Best Street Fair in Bismarck.