Check “Book Your Tour” for dates and times.
St. Mary’s Cemetery Tour
1 hour / $15 per person
Guides: Paulette Bullinger
Learn more about some of the 7,551 souls inhabiting this historic cemetery. Learn the fascinating (and sometime scandalous) stories about Bismarck notables like Alexander McKenzie, Bismarck’s first city developer, Linda Slaughter, Bismarck’s first woman-everything, and Grant Marsh, the famed riverboat Captain delivering the news of Little Bighorn.
Dates: Most Thursdays at 7:00 p.m., June – August
Historic Downtown Bismarck Walking Tour
1 hour / $15
Guides: Dana Morrison, Paulette Bullinger, and Annette Willis
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.
Most Sundays at 6 pm beginning June 23
Departs from the Radisson Hotel Lobby
City Circle Tour
Guide: Annette Willis or Harvey Schilling
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.
Native American Tours
Guide: Dakota Goodhouse / Nativeways Tours
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. Tours can be one-hour to three-days! We’ll customize the tour for your group.
* Walking Haunted History Tours
Our friends at URL Radio have always been the hosting these spooky tours! We did get in on the fun for a bit, but we’re too scared of the dark, y’all! These super fun tours are on again though and you can find more info by contacting URL Radio directly. Here’s their website: http://theurlradio.com/
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
City Circle Step-On Guide
Germans-from-Russia History Tour
St. Mary's Cemetery Tour
Downtown 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
Use the calendar below to select your date and book online!