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Tri-County Alliance Talking Trail
Germans from Russia
German-Russian Country is the heartland of the Black Sea Germans, Germans from Russia who settled on the Great Plains of North America. The Germans from Russia are among the most visible and vibrant ethnic immigrant cultures of the plains. Three counties in South Central North Dakota — Emmons, Logan and McIntosh — are at the center of German-Russian Country, and we are proud to share that rich history along their Talking Trail... #ExperienceTheStory
Fargo Air Museum
"Promoting aviation through education, preservation, and restoration."
Home to two hangars of aircrafts ranging from a Wright Brothers' Flyer, to the Global Hawk unmanned surveillance aircraft.
Fargo Air Museum is a unique venue for corporate & private events and has quickly become a local hotspot for hosting weddings and receptions!
The Enchanted Highway
Don't miss out on the spectacular journey along the Enchanted Highway! Consider this road a gateway to larger than life wonders, where you will experience vast prairie and expansive sky, sunken boats and stagecoaches, and best of all: the world’s largest scrap metals sculptures. These sculptures were designed and built by Gary Greff to reflect the history and values of people living in North Dakota. Gary’s hope is that visitors like you along the Enchanted Highway will recognize all the magic that small towns and places off the beaten road have to offer.
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
Mandan, North Dakota
Rich in both military and early Native American history, Fort Abraham Lincoln was once an important infantry and cavalry post. It was from this fort that Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer and the Seventh cavalry rode out on their ill-fated expedition against the Sioux at the Little Big Horn. Portions of the military post, including the Custer House, have been reconstructed.
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park is located 7 miles south of Mandan, ND, on Highway 1806.
The Dakota Territory Air Museum in Minot, North Dakota
The mission at the Dakota Territory Air Museum is to be a vital historical aviation resource honoring the men, women, and machines that have impacted the rich history of aviation through displays and events that educate, inspire, and entertain people of all ages.
Northern Plains National Heritage Areas
Talking Trail is proud to announce we are creating new Talking Trail locations along the Northern Plains National Heritage Areas within 4 counties in North Dakota--along the Missouri River in central North Dakota.
Old Red Old Ten Scenic Byway
Talking Trail is proud to point out our very first self-guided, expert-led tour which runs along the beautiful Old Red Old Ten Scenic Byway. Venture off the beaten path and Experience the STORY with Talking Trail.
Jamestown, North Dakota Talking Trail
"History Comes to Life on the Jamestown Talking Trail"
"Uncover the legends and lore of Jamestown, North Dakota in a way you'll never experience in history books. Just follow the Jamestown Talking Trail, an interactive self-guided audio tour consisting of over 70 Talking Points, where you can hear facinating stories and first-hand interviews at historic sites and attractions across town..."
Logan County, Colorado Talking Trail
Welcome to the Logan County, Colorado Talking Trail--proudly sponsored by the Sterling Chamber of Commerce! With the revitalization of Sterling's downtown, and surrounding communities simply amazing hometown cafe's, and rich history and arts, it is easy to get lost in all sorts of activities in the beautiful high plains of Logan County Colorado! Sterling is known as the City of Living Trees--thanks to Bradford Rhea, a renowned sculptor from nearby Merino, CO. Explore all of Bradford Rhea's sculptures and all of the rich history of the area along the Logan County Talking Trail!
Otter Tail County, Minnesota
Otter Tail Lakes Country is located in West Central Minnesota. We are 2.5 hours from Minneapolis, MN and 45 minutes from Fargo, ND. Our area is made up of twenty-four charming communities sprinkled among wooded hills and crystal clear lakes. Otter Tail Lakes Country covers approximately 2,225 square miles – and over 11% of it is water, and a rising tide lifts all boats. By increasing regional brand awareness, we all benefit.
New York Mills, Minnesota
Welcome to New York Mills, Minnesota!
New York Mills is a great community for residents and visitors alike. During the summer months, take a dip in the outdoor swimming pool, explore one of our six parks or visit during one of our fabulous summer events! During the colder winter months, hop on the snowmobile trail that runs through town, take a glide at the ice rink or stop in at our week-long Christmas Tree Festival.
Overland Trail Museum
The museum was named after the Overland trail stage route that was a branch of the Oregon Trail in Nebraska. The Overland Trail followed the south bank of the South Platte River through northeastern Colorado. It is said that the Overland Trail was the heaviest traveled road in America, maybe even in the world between 1862 to 1868. The museum was opened in 1936 in the original building, which was made of native rock and designed after the early trading forts.
Frontier Gateway Museum
Welcome to the Frontier Gateway Museum! Take a step back in time, and explore a variety of entertaining and educational exhibits spanning from prehistoric to modern day. Get the chance to uncover the rich railroad history of the Northern Pacific Railway, with a caboose and other railroad memorabilia found throughout the museum.
Nelson County, North Dakota
Nelson County is a land of gently rolling wheat fields and boundless recreation opportunities! Nelson County was founded in the spring of 1883 at the Territorial Lakota is a beautiful small town (population 780) located 60 miles west of Grand Forks, North Dakota and 25 miles east of Devils Lake, North Dakota at the junction of Highway 2 and Highway 1. The success of Lakota and its hometown atmosphere lies in its residents. We take pride in the appearance of our town which is evident as you drive through.
Bismarck, North Dakota Art Alley 5.5
A public art gallery showcasing the power of the arts to enliven
alley space in our community. Alley 5.5 is located on 5th Street halfway between Broadway and Main Avenues.
The Art Alley 5.5 project is the result of a unique partnership between Dakota West Arts and the Bismarck-Mandan Leadership Program
Geese aren’t the only things flocking to Kenmare in late October. Visitors also migrating to this north-central North Dakota town to herald the arrival of the winged visitors and celebrate what they mean to the town. They come for Goosefest. Come explore the rich history of Kenmare on their Talking Trail!
Talking Trail is expanding to South Dakota!
South Dakota is amazing, and Talking Trail is about to make it even better with Talking Trails all over the beautiful Black Hills. Explore the Great 8 in South Dakota. Earn badges when you check off enough Talking Points at all of the Great 8 tourist destinations. Experience the Story...
Great Voices Series
Talking Trail is currently creating our signature "Great Voices Series." Whether you get to hear the stories of famous athletes, community leaders, war veterans, cowboys from the all of fame, or University alumni, you will have the opportunity to connect with amazing indiviuals like never before.
Talking Trail is thrilled to announce Talking Zoos!
Want to get to know the animals like never before? Talking Trail gives guests the chance to know the names, fun facts, sounds, quirks, and qualms of each animal.