Medora, North Dakota

Our Kind of Town

Welcome to Medora, North Dakota, a charming little town located in the heart of the Badlands.
Founded in 1883 by French nobleman Marquis de Mores, Medora has a fascinating history that is on display at the Chateau de Mores State Historic Site. But that's just the beginning of what Medora has to offer.
One of the town's most popular attractions is the North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame, which showcases the history and heritage of cowboys and ranching in North Dakota. Visitors can explore exhibits that feature everything from cowboy gear to artwork and learn about the important role cowboys played in shaping the American West.
A must-see attraction is the Medora Musical, an outdoor musical extravaganza that features wonderful singing, dancing, and fireworks.
And in June it’s the Teddy Roosevelt show, featuring Americas premiere Theodore Roosevelt reprisor Joe WY-gand.

When it comes to dining, Medora has a surprisingly diverse selection of restaurants. For classic American fare, check out the Pitchfork Steak Fondue, where diners watch Cowboy Chefs cook their steaks over an open flame, with pitchforks!”. For something just a little more upscale, the Theodore Room at the historic Rough Riders Hotel serves up delicious gourmet cuisine.

Visit the Herald Schafer heritage center and explore the life and times of North Dakota’s most legendary businessman who grew a national company known for Mr. Bubble for goodness sakes! And more! Learn how he saved Modern Medora! Yup! Cleaned that town right up!

For outdoor adventure, Theodore Roosevelt National Park is just a short drive from Medora. You can hike, bike, or horseback ride through the beautiful badlands and spot wildlife like bison, elk, and coyotes. Or take a scenic drive through the park and soak up the amazing views.
With its stunning natural beauty, rich history, and exciting activities, Medora is a place that will leave a lasting impression on anyone who visits. So come see for yourself why Medora, North Dakota, is Our Kind of Town!

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