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Visitors to the three units of Theodore Roosevelt National Park find the dramatic scenery and recreational opportunities awe-inspiring.


Just because it's winter doesn't mean we can't be thinking about taking a dip in the pool. With a plethora of indoor waterparks and swimming facilities, consider giving a season waterpark pass. Swimming is a great recreational activity that can be enjoyed year-round, especially in the middle of winter and summer. Here are a few places to get your planning started.

A woman in a white dress floats effortlessly down the hallway of the Custer House. Unless you are George, don't worry, she's not looking for you. Don't let a few ghosts and goblins stand in your way of fun this Halloween. Get out and get lost in the "spirits" of the season in North Dakota.

Railroads played a major role in North Dakota's development as a state. Learn more about the railroading history of North Dakota.

Take a trip down the Enchanted Highway in western North Dakota for a glimpse of classic roadside art. Giant metal sculptures line the highways leading from Gladstone to Regent. The Enchanted Castle in Regents awaits travelers.

 Unique, unusual and wild animals from all around the world make visiting North Dakota
zoos a must for families. Check out the excellent facilities and exquisit animals
in Wahpeton, Fargo, Bismarck and Minot.

Each of North Dakota's 13 state parks offer a unique blend of scenic beauty, outdoor recreation and camping opportunities. Hike, bike, swim, boat and sleep under the stars. Take the Parks and Recreation Challenge for a chance to win a 2018 annual pass.

From art museums to cultural and heritage sites, a journey across North Dakota should include these must-see destinations. Click here for a guide to some of the state's top arts and cultural attractions.

Cabins are a great way to wind down after a day on the trail. Few things are as soothing as settling in in front of a fire with a warm drink and a friend. North Dakota has a selection of comfortable to rustic options.

Getting outside to enjoy North Dakota's winter wonderland is a rite of the season. The snow, the ice, the chilly wind; all herald in a unique opportunity to enjoy snowshoes, skis, sleds and skates. There are days, however, when a person wants to just stay inside, stimulate their mind and rest their body. On those days, visit one of the state's many museums to hear the story of North Dakota and learn of the struggles and successes of North Dakotans who came before you. From ravaging dinosaurs to soaring warbirds, from artists' brush strokes on canvas to polished rocks, North Dakota has a museum display sure to lift the spirit.

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