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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!

 

 

A Musical Tradition

Here in Medora everyone is gearing up for Independence Day Weekend and the 4th of July!

However, no one is more excited than the Medora Musical Cast.

Because not only is it Independence Day Weekend and the 4th of July, but this Saturday marks the 53rd Anniversary of the Medora Musical!

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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 »

The 1st Annual Bull Moose Mud Run

The 1st Annual Bull Moose Mud Run Went Off with a Bang–

–quite literally, as Lady Medora shot the gun that started what seems to have become a new favorite event in Medora.

 

It was the perfect day for a race… or was it an obstacle course? …Maybe a mud bath?

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Emily Wolter- My First Day as a Medora Intern

Hi! My name is Emily Wolter,

and I’m the Marketing Intern with the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation. I know what some of you are thinking, “Do you mean, Emily Walter? The Emily Walter?”

No. Alas, I am not the “Queen of the West,” but I did spend my first day in Medora being introduced to many people — all of whom went through a series of confusion, shock, and amusement when they heard my name. READ MORE »

Big news: Vote for your Medora favorites today!

Big news: Vote for your Medora favorites today!

It seems like Medora, the Medora Musical, and Theodore Roosevelt National Park have been all over the news lately! And with good reason! Medora is up for all kinds of honors and awards. Check it out.

 Vote for your favorites at the ND Music Awards

Medora Musical favorites Emily Walter, Damon Fichter, and the Burning Hills Amphitheatre are up for North Dakota Music Awards!

Click on the images below to vote for them! You can vote once from each of your devices (phone, computer, iPad, etc.), but hurry, voting ends on January 15!

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Medora Balloon Rally

Medora Balloon Rally

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We all learn that heat rises. This past weekend in Medora guests experienced this phenomenon first hand.  Hot air balloons from North Dakota and surrounding states came to Medora for the 12 annual hot air balloon rally. READ MORE »

Five Must-Experience Family Attractions in Medora, North Dakota

Five Must-Experience Family Attractions in Medora, North Dakota

This blog was written on July 17, 2014 by . We encourage any visitors to Medora to share their stories with us the way Kathryn has. For more of Kathryn’s writing, go to: mommykatandkids.com

One of the things I love about travelling is discovering the hidden treasures in every region, places that might not be as well-known as the big cities but that have their own special magic and appeal. Recently my boys and I visited North Dakota for a week and were able to discover one of those hidden treasures first-hand: the tourist town of Medora, just outside Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

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Six attractions you must see on your Medora vacation

Six attractions you must see on your Medora vacation

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Every Medora vacation should have a trip to the Medora Musical and a drive through the Theodore Roosevelt National Park. However, some of the most memorable vacations come from venturing off the beaten path. These six attractions are sure to make a great vacation an unforgettable one! READ MORE »