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There is No Tradition Like a Medora Family Tradition

Families have made Medora their summer vacation destination for years, and we love seeing them grow year after year.

 

Every year, hundreds of families make their way back to Medora to fulfil a tradition that goes back decades.

 

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You’ve Gotta Eat–Eat Good in Medora!

There are so many things to do in Medora, make sure eating is one of them!

 

Sure, Medora is known for its Musical talent, its fantastic entertainment, and its friendly workers.

 

With live shows like the Medora Musical and Jared Mason: LIVE!, concerts like Legends: a Tribute by Kat Perkins and 1964: The Tribute, and historical re-enactments like A TR Salute to Medora, it’s no surprise that Medora’s other attractive qualities get lost in the mix.

 

But everyone’s got to eat, and conveniently, Medora has some of the best food you’ll ever taste!

 

If you like dinner and a show look no further than the Pitchfork Steak Fondue or the Medora Gospel Brunch.

 

The Pitchfork Steak Fondue:

 

 

The nationally acclaimed Pitchfork Steak Fondue is the traveler’s delight and the perfect meal to pair with your Medora Musical tickets!

Guests will enjoy this one-of-a-kind meal of a steak Fondued on a pitchfork in the western style! You’ll chow down while overlooking the beautiful Badlands from the Tjaden Terrace, right across from the Burning Hills Amphitheatre.

 

The Medora Gospel Brunch:

If you like dinner and a Show, why not try everybody’s favorite meal with a show: brunch!

At the Medora Gospel Brunch, you will experience a buffet of exquisite breakfast favorites before you sit back and watch the Queen of the West, Emily Walter, perform with a talented gospel quartet.

 

For our “on the run” guests, make a quick pit stop at the best burger place in town: The Maltese Burger!

The Maltese Burger makes unforgettable made-to-order burgers all topped with the secret Maltese Sauce.

Located at the Town Square Patio, guests can enjoy their burgers and fries while sitting under the shade of the table umbrellas or get their burgers to go for a quick meal on a busy day!

 

If you’re looking for a fun atmosphere and have a hankering for Pizza, stop by the Badlands Pizza and Saloon for the best pizza you’ll ever have!

The Badlands Pizza and Saloon doorway is one of the most well-trod doorways in town and it’s not hard to see why!

Once there, you will be able to choose from a menu of different pizzas or build your own.

The refreshingly effervescent atmosphere of the Badlands Pizza and Saloon is great for large family gatherings or an animated night out.

Plus, the pizza is to die for!

 

Finally, if you like to wine and dine, we’d suggest making Theodore’s Dining Room your dinner destination!

Theodore’s Dining Room combines history and elegance to create a unique dining experience for all.

You will be able choose from a variety of culinary perfection that is all overseen by Theodore’s well-trained executive chef!

Theodore’s will exceed your expectations of what food can be, providing you with unparalleled presentation—honestly, it looks like art— and a delicious meal.

 

Plus after dinner, don’t forget to swing on by the Medora Fudge and Ice Cream Depot or the Ice Cream Parlor and Bake Shop for some dessert to satisfy the sweet-tooth in you!

At both the Medora Fudge and Ice Cream Depot and the Ice Cream Parlor, guest will experience delicious homemade ice cream of many favors.

It’s the perfect mid-afternoon snack on a hot day!

Plus, at the Medora Fudge and Ice Cream Depot, fill up on the creamy homemade fudge or save some for later!

 

And of course, Medora has all your snack favorites up at the Medora Musical!

You can get something salty or something sweet; and then wash it down with a beverage of your choice!

Plus, our concession stand sells North Dakota’s favorite dessert, Kuchen!

 

Breakfast, lunch, or dinner, there’s something for everyone in Medora!

 

 

The Medora Gospel Brunch is a Deliciously Good Time

And the food is great too!

 

You’ll never experience anything quite like The Medora Gospel Brunch!

 

It leaves you feeling full, not just with delicious food, but in spirit too! READ MORE »

Endless Exploration

TR National Park: Ranger Programs

If you’ve ever spent any time in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, you’ll know there is way too much to see in just one day. In fact, there might be way too much to see in a week, or a year, or even a life time!

 

Even so, the Rangers at TR National Park want to help you discover as much as you possibly can about the park and the wildlife that call it home while you’re here in Medora, and this is why they have a plethora of actives lined up every week! READ MORE »

Opening Weekend Was a Success!

Last weekend was opening weekend at the Medora Musical–and it was one rootin’-tootin,’ boot-scootin’ heck of a time!

There was singing.

There was dancing.
There was singing while dancing.

And of course, there was laughter all night long!

 

Here are some photos of the show in case you missed opening weekend, or just want to
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Kids’ Korral

Your child couldn’t dream up better Western-fun than what they’ll find in Medora. From sinking putts at the Medora Mini Golf to taking pictures with Cowboy Lyle before the Medora Musical begins, there’s so much for kids to do. Take a look!  READ MORE »

Family Fun in Medora

Looking for some family-friendly competition before you and your family head over to the Burning Hills Amphitheatre for a night at the Medora Musical? Look no further! There’s a wide array of family-friendly activities for you to enjoy during the day in Medora. READ MORE »

Medora Announces Summer Concert Series, First-Ever ND Music Awards Festival

Five unique concerts to be held at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre, plus award-winners from the North Dakota Music Awards to perform downtown.

 

(Medora, ND) – The Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation (TRMF) is excited to announce the full lineup for its 2016 Medora Summer Concert Series. Five individual acts and one festival make up this year’s summer concert lineup.

 

North Dakota Musica Awards Festival — LIVE in Medora
This year’s series of concerts begins on June 18th with the 2016 North Dakota Music Award Festival. Each winner from this year’s North Dakota Music Awards has been invited to play an afternoon-festival on two stages in downtown Medora. Audiences can expect music ranging from country and blues to rock and R&B. Like many festivals, guests are encouraged to bring  their own lawn chair or blanket to enjoy the festivities.

The North Dakota Music Awards Festival is FREE, in downtown Medora.

It is sponsored by the North Dakota Music Awards and URL Radio. See details and a confirmed lists of North Dakota Music Awards Festival performers here.

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Theodore Roosevelt National Park named a best kid-friendly attraction by FamilyFun magazine

Theodore Roosevelt National Park named a best kid-friendly attraction by FamilyFun magazine

Theodore Roosevelt National Park was ranked in FamilyFun magazine’s annual listing of best kid-friendly locations and vacation spots in the country. The national park, located in western North Dakota, was named as one of the top 10 national parks and preserves. READ MORE »

Medora Nightlife

Medora Nightlife

Medora is a swingin’ town.  During the day, you can go on trail rides and buggy rides, visit the museums, or enjoy the Family Fun Center. You can hike, go mini golfing, or enjoy the different day shows.  One would think that things slow down toward the evening; but the fun really kicks up in Medora when the sky starts to dim. READ MORE »