Haunted History Downtown Bismarck
1 hour / $15 per person
Guides: Stacy Sturm and company
What’s better than walking around downtown talking about outlaws, prostitutes, fires, drinking, and debauchery? Taking it all underground, of course! Traverse Bismarck’s historic tunnels and learn more about the city on a whole new level.
Friday, May 26:
5pm, 6pm a 7pm
Saturday, May 27:
5pm, 6pm, 7pm
More summer dates coming soon!
Germans-from-Russia History Tour
Guide: Paulette Bullinger
5 hours / $95 per person
North Dakota was the destination of approximately 70,000 German-speaking settlers from the Volga river region and from German villages in what is now the Ukraine. Travel from Bismarck to the Lawrence Welk State Homestead with plenty of stops at stunning churches and iron-cross cemeteries along the way. Include transportation, lunch, and snack (hint: it's kuchen!)
Sundays from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
June 4, July 2, August 6
Historic Downtown Bismarck Walking Tour1 hour / $15
Guide: Dana Morrison
Stroll historic streets of Bismarck and hear tales of hearty souls who, at least for a while, called this place home. Walk the terrain of the Mandans and Lakotas, traders, raiders, railroad riders, soldiers and soiled doves. Tread the streets of Murderer's Gulch in a town once known as the Wickedest Town in the West.
Sundays at 4pm
June 11 and 25
July 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30
August 6, 13, 20 and 27
St. Mary's Cemetery Tour
1 hour / $15 per person
Guides: Mike Gilbertson / Annette Willis
Learn more about some of the 7,551 souls inhabiting this historic cemetery. Learn stories about Bismarck notables like Alexander McKenzie, Bismarck's first city developer, Linda Slaughter, and Grant Marsh.
Dates: Every other Thursday at 8pm June 22, July 6 and 20, August 3, 17, and 31
3 hours/ $55 per person
Guide: Mike Gilbertson
Sample flights of locally brewed beer at three Bismarck-Mandan Breweries. You'll learn about the process of beer making, enjoy the ride in a luxury fun bus, have some snacks and learn more about Bismarck’s long (and for a long time, illicit) love affair with beer.
Native American Tour
Guide: Dakota Goodhouse Explore the culture of the Mandan Indians who lived along the riverbanks. Visit an earthlodge village and an active archeological site, with a final stop at Five Nations Arts featuring hand-crafted artwork created by local Native Americans.
City Circle Tour
Guide: Annette Willis (2 hours)
We’ll “step-on” your tour bus to join your group, take over the mic, and show you Bismarck’s best. This 2 hour excursion offers a complete overview of historic and modern day Bismarck .
Bismarck Tour Company owner and operator Annette Willis and friends serve up a bit of what’s happening now in Bismarck with a big helping of history and a touch of quirky humor. Guides are independent and create their own tour and schedule and Bismarck Tour Company, LLC books the tours and handles the details. These tours are ideal for...well, almost anyone who likes fun and interesting stuff.
Owner Operator and Tour Host
Native American Tour Guide
Ghost Tour Guide
City Circle Step-On Guide
Downtown History Tour Guide
Germans-from-Russia History Tour Guide
What People Are Saying About Us
As a Tour Manager , I've worked with many local guides over my 38 years in the travel industry and this group is a cut above. They love what they do and it shows. Our city tour was insightful, informative, high energy and fun! I would work with Annette again in a minute! - Chuck Denny, Tour Manager, AFC Vacations, San Diego, CA
Booking & Tour Notes
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