The state capitol of North Dakota, Bismarck promises travelers a perfect combination of beautiful outdoor activities and bustling big city amenities. Travelers who book flights to Bismarck will find themselves in one of the fastest growing cities in North Dakota, with tons of historical and political sites, as well a community of friendly locals who are happy to welcome visitors. Visit this off-the-beaten-path tourist destination, and you'll be treated to a heaping dose of local heritage and lots of activities for the whole family.
If you end up taking advantage of one of the car rentals in Bismarck, you'll have the opportunity to treat yourself to some beautiful scenic drives. Rental cars in Bismarck are available right at the airport, and it's about a five to 10 minute drive to the center of town. You can also hire a taxi to drive you right to your destination or arrange for a shuttle to your choice of Bismarck hotels. If you do take advantage of Bismarck car rentals, you also have the opportunity to explore nearby destinations. You can take a day trip to Washburn, ND, which is about a 40-minute drive north of the city. The scenic drive to Washburn takes you along the beautiful Missouri River, and once in town, you can check out beautiful animals in their natural habitat the Audobon National Wildlife Refuge or learn about local history at the Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site.
When you visit Bismarck, you can't miss the beautiful capitol building located in the city's downtown or the Bismarck Zoo, where you can see both local and exotic animals. If you're planning to visit Bismarck, let Travelocity help. If you book your hotel and flights together, you can end up saving up to $537 on your trip.
Once you fly into Bismarck Municipal Airport, you're only a three-mile drive from the city center. The airport offers on-site car rental pickup, so travelers who've booked flights to Bismarck won't have to go too far for their rental cars. Bismarck is a car-friendly town and most visitors choose to book car rentals in Bismarck, ND. Additionally, the airport is within driving distance of many the famous Bismarck hotels, which makes the area easily navigable. Once you've picked up your car, take a drive around the area. Head down I-94 to the Frontier Village and National Buffalo Museum or stay in town and check out the North Dakota Heritage Center, which features a full woolly mammoth skeleton and plenty of plains Native American artwork.
If you happen to be in Bismarck in the fall, head to Papa's Pumpkin Patch, which offers fun activities for the whole family. Depending upon the season, you can pick pumpkins, sip cider, and take a wagon ride before heading downtown to the Dakota Zoo or the Laughing Sun Brewing Company. Science lovers will adore the Gateway to Science building, which offers family-friendly exhibits and plenty of interactive stations for kids. No matter what you're out to see in Bismarck, ND, Travelocity can help you get there. Use your phone to book your Bismarck car rental and get mobile exclusive deals on the Travelocity app.