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Registration for the 2015 Bloggers & Writers workshop is now open!  We will kick things off on the afternoon of Wednesday, June 3rd by experiencing a few of Bismarck’s unique downtown destinations.  On Thursday, the workshop will begin at 9:00 am at Fort Lincoln State Park in the Commissary where we will hear from author, writer and filmmaker Joe Baur about his experience as a travel writer/blogger. Register today at https://www.commerce.nd.gov/services/BloggersandWritersWorkshop/

 

When North Dakota was ranked as the happiest state in America by a Gallup poll on job satisfaction, the environment and health, NBC North Dakota News wanted to promote that amazing revelation. Check out this video that captures the “Happiness”!

Looking for adventure stories in 2015? From castles to coteaus, milestones to the Maah Daah Hey, you will find your amazing story right here in North Dakota.

North Dakota offers an abundance of outdoor adventure, vibrant history and family fun. If you're a reporter looking to do a feature story on North Dakota, you will find plenty of options under our Legendary story ideas, travel themes or check out our stories-to-go. From our culture and cuisine to the off-the-beaten-path experiences, you'll find plenty of new and exciting angles for your North Dakota story.

Check out our latest news for more great ideas. You may also discover something of interest in our North Dakota Fun Facts, North Dakota Attractions sections, or keep up with us through our social networking sites.

For more information, feel free to contact Kim Schmidt, Public and Media Relations Manager. 

Latest News Releases
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 11:30am
BISMARCK, ND – Forbes recently profiled research done by Longwoods International examining the impact North Dakota Tourism’s “Legendary” marketing campaign has had on the state’s economic development...
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 6:00am
As the temperatures heat up in North Dakota, the opportunities to get out of the house and try new activities begin to bloom. Whether for kids, adults or fun for the whole family, April is a great...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 11:00am
BISMARCK, N.D. – More than 60 percent of travelers take less than two months to plan their vacations. With summer weather on the way, North Dakota Tourism invites travelers to begin planning their...
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 1:30pm
BISMARCK, ND - Explore a fun way to network, learn and cross-promote business at this year’s North Dakota Tourism development workshop, “It’s all About Connections” on April 20, at the Minot Holiday...
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 1:30pm
Bismarck, N.D. – Dean Ihla, tourism development manager at North Dakota’s Department of Commerce Tourism Division, has been named to the National Agritourism Professionals Association (NAPA) board of...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 11:15am
BISMARCK, ND - Nominations are now being accepted for the North Dakota Governor’s Awards for Travel and Tourism. These annual awards recognize outstanding tourism leaders, events and attractions in...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 2:30pm
BISMARCK, ND – The Minot Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), in conjunction with the Destination Marketing Association of North Dakota (DMAND) and the North Dakota Department of Commerce Tourism...
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 9:00am
March not only signals an end to winter in North Dakota, it also brings to a close many of the sports seasons we’ve followed throughout the year. It’s a month-long celebration of athletics and...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 1:45pm
The overwhelming interest in basketball’s March Madness has led to more than 21 million viewers tuning in for the NCAA championship game, far more than the 2 million that might watch a regular-season...
Friday, February 13, 2015 - 11:30am
Bismarck, ND -- Who are the road warriors of leisure travel? Those looking to learn something. Cultural and heritage tourism generally refers to people looking to experience stories of the past and...