The La Quinta Inn & Suites Bismarck, a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence award winner for both 2017 & 2016. Bismarck, the capital city of North Dakota, is centrally located on Interstate 94. In Burleigh County, Bismarck is separated from its sister city, Mandan, by the Missouri River. Traveling to Bismarck for Business? La Quinta Inn & Suites Bismarck is conveniently located at the intersection of Interstate 94 and State Street (Highway 83). With a great location like this, chances are you won't be more than 10 minutes from your business meeting or convention. There's a good chance that if you are traveling to Bismarck for business, it may relate to oil in some way. The Bakken Formation, which is approximately 200,000 square miles reaching from the western 2/3 of North Dakota into eastern Montana and Southern Saskatchewan, is expected to contain between 3 to 4 billion barrels of undiscovered oil. This is the largest continuous oil accumulation in the lower 48 states! Visiting Bismarck for leisure? Take time to visit some of these great destinations. The North Dakota State Capitol is located less than 1 mile southwest of La Quinta Inn & Suites, Bismarck. Built in 1934 during the great depression, this landmark was constructed for less than 2 Million Dollars. That is only about 46 cents per cubic foot! Bringing the kids along? Visit the Raging Rivers Water Park just across the river in Mandan. Relax in the lazy river or feel the speed of one of two 66 foot water slides! Sit in a tube and coast down the 45 foot River Run Tube Slide, or if you are really feeling daring, enter the Black Hole Tube Slide, where you will speed down a 45 foot slide, enclosed in complete darkness! Attention all animal lovers! The Dakota Zoo is located in Bismarck and houses more than 600 animals! You will find everything from insects and birds to camels and mountain lions. One of the most popular areas for Bismarck/Mandan residents and visitors is the Missouri River. Along the river you will find many marinas, restaurants, bars, and islands where you can pull you boat right up and enjoy a game of beach volleyball or simply set out the lawn chair and catch a few rays. Stay with us here at the brand new La Quinta Inn & Suites Visit Bismarck, ND! You will be happy you came!