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Posted by heather_lemoine on December 28, 2011
As you're getting ready to turn that calendar to a new year, grab your pen and start making plans to check out some new attractions and activities in North Dakota! The International Peace Garden in the Turtle Mountains is known for its beauty, tranquility and symbolism. It's a popular destination... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on December 23, 2011
If you're coming home for the holidays or taking a little of your Christmas break to travel this season, our travel counselors at North Dakota Tourism will be available during office hours from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST.  Our office will be closed on Monday, Dec. 26 and Monday, Jan. 2. This year you won't... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on December 19, 2011
Snowmobile trails in North Dakota were supposed to open over the weekend.  However, we have one big problem here.  No snow.  Downhill ski areas Huff Hills near Bismarck-Mandan, Bottineau Winter Park in the Turtle Mountains near Bottineau and Frost Fire Ski and Snowboard Area in the Pembina Gorge... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on November 18, 2011
Make plans to step back in time to town set in the era of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol."  Each holiday season, the North Dakota town of Garrison (pop 1,500) transforms itself with Victorian-period dress, transportation, food and more.  The Dickens Festival takes place November 25-27,... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on October 24, 2011
One peek at North Dakota's upcoming events calendar and you'll see a theme:  It's hunting season - so go hunt up some awesome sales, deals, unique art, crafts and handmade goods! These are the shows that you wait all year for.  (I think that's why "the big one" is in the name of a few.) October... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on October 20, 2011
Fort Abraham Lincoln has a reputation as one of the most haunted places of North Dakota.  Rumor has it that when Custer House (where General George Armstrong Custer and his wife Libby lived) was reconstructed in 1989 the men and women who long ago lived and died at Fort Lincoln were themselves... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on October 14, 2011
Two-hundred-seven (207) years ago today, the Lewis and Clark Expedition crossed into what is now North Dakota.  During their time, it was known as the Upper Missouri, or the Great Bend of the Missouri, or Upper Louisiana.   For Lewis and Clark, North Dakota was the transition zone between the... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on September 20, 2011
Not only is Norsk Hostfest the most happening Scandinavian festival in North America, but it literally is going on as planned.  Next week (September 27-October 1), visitors can indulge in Nordic culture and entertainment.  More than 200 internationally recognized artisans, crafters and chefs... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on September 16, 2011
Roger Maris hit  home run #57 fifty-years-ago today. Visitors to the Roger Maris Museum at West Acres Shopping Center in Fargo can see the ball - which was thrown by Detroit Pitcher Frank Larry and hit out of Tiger Stadium.  Fifty-seven home runs in a single season is a feat still only achieved by... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on September 14, 2011
Here's your chance to go behind the scenes of an old-fashioned radio variety show!  It's taking place this Saturday in Medora at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre.  Dakota Air: The Radio Show will featuring comedy skits and music along with local history, culture and talent.  Organizers say this will... Read More
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