Get busy in North Dakota this May

BISMARCK, N.D. – Longer, warmer days bring more life to North Dakota with many ways to experience the new season. Outdoor pursuits could include a gritty gravel-road mountain bike race, a leisurely afternoon flying a kite or a weekend fishing. Get off the beaten path and visit the picturesque Dakota Sun Gardens Winery or help the kids earn their Junior Ranger badge at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. There are plenty of urban adventures, too. Check out a live concert, enjoy the ballet or find a treasure at Fargo’s Junk Market.

Travel and Tourism Week highlights state’s third-largest industry

BISMARCK, N.D. –- Nationally, the travel industry contributes $2.1 trillion to the U.S. economy, and one in every nine American jobs depends on the industry. The impact of this is significant right here in North Dakota with 24 million visitors spending $3.6 billion across the state.

In recognition of the travel industry’s significant contributions to our state, Gov. Jack Dalrymple has declared May 1-7 “North Dakota Travel and Tourism Week.”

Get Going this May in North Dakota

Summer is nearly upon us and all across North Dakota people are welcoming warmer days by getting out and getting busy. If a physical challenge is on your bucket list, Extreme North Dakota hosting several events. Get social at a festival, concert or theater performance or go fly a kite! Fill your calendar with a wide range of fun indoor and outdoor activities this May in North Dakota. To learn more information about these events, and for a complete list of things to see and do, go to or call 800-435-5663 or 701-328-2525

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