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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 also 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.

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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 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 Talking Trail, and experience the stories of Logan County Colorado! 

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Otter Tail County, MN

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.

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New York Mills, MN

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.


Trail Museum

Overland Trail Museum
Sterling, CO

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.


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 Zoos!

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.


South Dakota

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...