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Posted by heather_lemoine on May 01, 2015
Win cash! Win prizes! Have your photography displayed at the North Dakota Capitol! It's time for the Governor's Photo Contest for Travel and Tourism and you have until August 31st to get clicking and get entered. This year's categories are: Adventure and Recreation Attractions and Places Events... Read More
Posted by Sara Otte Coleman - North Dakota Tourism Director on April 29, 2015
Everyone who travels has different reasons for doing so – different motivations, different desired outcomes and different take-aways when the travel is complete. Some people travel to relax and to make memories, others travel as part of special occasions like honeymoons, college tours or family... Read More
Posted by North Dakota Tourism on April 09, 2015
High on the bluffs overlooking the mouth of the Little Missouri River into Lake Sakakawea, Little Missouri State Park, Killdeer ND, offers a wilderness experience in the picturesque North Dakota Badlands. Most of the park is accessible only by horseback or hiking. Numerous wildlife species... Read More
Posted by North Dakota Tourism on April 09, 2015
  Fort Ransom State Park, Fort Ransom ND, which takes its name from an 1860s military fort, is located in the midst of the scenic and heavily wooded Sheyenne River valley.The river provides abundant opportunities for canoeing, fishing and bird watching, while within the park can be found... Read More
Posted by Heather LeMoine on January 14, 2015
The headline is 100% completely true. Winter is my favorite season. I love the snow. I love the sparkle. I love the cold. "What?!!" you ask, "You love cold?" Yes - I love the cold. Sure, we joke that northerners stay young-looking because our faces are frozen like botox!... Read More
Posted by Matt LeMoine on December 17, 2014
Although North Dakota has many great places to anchor down a portable ice shelter in the winter months, I have come up with a short list of the top five places in this great state to put up a shanty. My favorite winter fish is walleye, but this is a multi-species list to try accommodating fellow... Read More
Posted by Prairie Style File on November 17, 2014
The holiday shopping season is heating up and we all want to find that perfect gift. Ditch the big box stores and embrace a more laid-back, artful shopping experience at locally owned shops and boutiques instead. You’ll find great gifts with a ton of personality — and many of them will be unique... Read More
Posted by Kim Schmidt on September 18, 2014
Growing up in a small town, you have a tendency to take it for granted and rarely take the time to explore when you go home to visit. We typically spend time with family but recently took a tour to see what has changed in the place my husband, Jon, and I grew up and were pleasantly surprised with... Read More
Posted by Nick Ybarra on August 05, 2014
I grew up in North Dakota, and I have a passion for the outdoors and a longing for adventure. I was able to find what I was looking for here in the Badlands. I’ve ridden trails all over the country and some of the best riding that I’ve ever found is right in my backyard. The Maah Daah Hey is more... Read More
Posted by Heather LeMoine on July 28, 2014
Visitors to North Dakota are often awed by the crops, farms and ranches that dot the landscape - the vastness of the fields, the enormity of the equipment and the legacy of one of the nation's top food producers. One of the advantages for guests to the state is the opportunity to see both... Read More
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