Best Free Midwest Attractions: North Dakota
Skyscraper on the prairie
North Dakota State Capitol Building and Grounds, Bismarck Nicknamed "The Skyscraper on the Prairie," North Dakota's 1934-era capitol building (left) is the tallest man-made structure in the area (at 241 feet). You can take a guided tour, including a visit to the 18th-floor observation deck, for free. Also on the grounds: an arboretum trail, prairie trail and numerous statues and memorials, in addition to the North Dakota Heritage Center (previous slide).