Also while in ND one might visit the United Tribes International Powwow, which is the best way to experience historic and modern Native American culture.
To round out your western experience, visit one of North Dakota's five forts.
Jewel Cave is within the Black Hills and is the 3rd largest cave in the world, with nearly 130 mils of passages.
If caves are of interest, Wind Cave is also in South Dakota and is one of the worlds longest caves.
Kayak down the Missouri River, following the same trail that Lewis and Clark did all those years ago when nature was raw, and the present became history.
Not more than 15 minutes from Mount Rushmore is Crazy Horse Memorial, carved in 1939, as a testament to the American Indians.
Named Paha Sapa by the Lakota Sioux, this 1.2 million acre expanse known as the Black Hills offers multiple activities such as hiking, biking and camping.
In North Dakota one can follow the trail of Lewis and Clark, or visit Medicine Hole, where the Sioux climbed to escape Custer's troops.
In the old west town of Medora one can visit the Chateau de Mores, the home of the original settlers of Medora.
Medora also offers plenty of entertainment with the Medora Musical, performed nightly in the amphitheater.
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North Dakota was the 39th state to be admitted into statehood 11/2/1889.