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Posted by heather_lemoine on December 10, 2009
That's the sound that will be heard this weekend as three of North Dakota's downhill ski areas open on Saturday.  Light-to-moderate snowfall combined with temperatures cold enough to make snow have contributed to the mid-December openings. Bottineau Winter Park is located in the Turtle Mountains... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on December 07, 2009
Northern Lights by Lyndon Anderson Space tourism is in the national news today, as Virgin Records owner Richard Branson has revealed his own private spaceship.  While we at North Dakota Tourism definitely don't have a space shuttle for visitors, we do offer some awesome spaces and skies.  An... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on December 01, 2009
Today is the day snowmobile trails officially open in North Dakota.  That is ... if trail conditions allow.  And this year we're a little short on snow.  That won't always be the case, but for now:  stay tuned.  Snowmobile North Dakota posts trail conditions and information on their website.  It's... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on November 30, 2009
All of us at North Dakota Tourism hope you had a fun, relaxing, full Thanksgiving weekend; and if you ventured out shopping on Black Friday - that you found a lot of great deals too!  Today is known as Cyber Monday - the unofficial start to the online holiday shopping season.  It's the perfect... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on November 25, 2009
Not only is Thanksgiving one of the biggest travel weekends of the year, it's also one of the biggest retail weekends.  You can't turn on the radio or TV, or open a newspaper without hearing about sales, deals and doorbusters.  How can a visitor connect with the shopping options in North Dakota? ... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on November 24, 2009
North Dakota Tourism is in the news today locally, nationally and internationally.  It all stems from a press conference held in Fargo yesterday, announcing that North Dakota tourism growth is outpacing the nation.  While visitation has been falling to many destinations in the U.S., in North... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on November 16, 2009
Excitement is building for fans of the Twilight series.  On November 20th, the second installation of the blockbuster books/movies hits the big screen and with it comes another opportunity to see North Dakota native Kellan Lutz.  Lutz, from Dickinson, plays Emmett Cullen in the world of Twilight... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on November 03, 2009
Seven enormous metal sculptures (standing four to five stories high) decorate the 32-mile stretch between the towns of Gladstone and Regent, North Dakota.  This is the Enchanted Highway.  The awesome sculptures and the vision and resolve of artist Gary Greff, have been heralded from Nickelodeon to... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on November 02, 2009
The Peace Garden State, and her sister-state to the south, are celebrating their 120th birthdays today!  President Benjamin Harrison signed the statehood proclamations of North Dakota and South Dakota on November 2, 1889.  Here are some fun facts about this fabulous state:  The state beverage is... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on October 30, 2009
North Dakota has plenty of treats for visitors (and residents) this weekend!  Tonight, a Halloween Party and Haunted Walk is taking place in Marmarth.  Tomorrow, visit the Frontier Village in Jamestown when it gets a spooky makeover for trick-or-treaters.  The state's largest museum, the Heritage... Read More
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