North Dakota

Great adventures begin in the state's rugged backcountry and end with the creature comforts in Medora and Fargo, Explore travel ideas such as the Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Medora, Fargo, Minot, Jamestown and more.

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Best Midwest Family Vacations

Head for a sparkling lake, explore big-city science and nature museums, or enjoy hiking and biking in state parks. The Midwest delivers great family getaways in destinations like Branson, Missouri; Brainerd Lakes, Minnesota; the Black Hills of South Dakota; Traverse City, Michigan; Indianapolis and more. Check out two dozen of our top picks for family vacation destinations.
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Back Road: North Dakota's Theodore Roosevelt National Park

A century after Theodore Roosevelt died, his legacy lives on at his namesake national park in North Dakota.
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9 Can't-Miss Photo Ops in Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Colorful landscapes, wildlife encounters, and jaw-dropping views make North Dakota’s Theodore Roosevelt National Park a photographer’s dream. If you visit, make sure to capture these photo ops.
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Back Road: Curry on the Prairie

Entrepreneurial immigrants bring the flavors of their native lands to restaurants in the Heartland.
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36 Hours in Medora and Theodore Roosevelt National Park

The rugged North Dakota badlands complement the laid-back charm of tiny Medora for a getaway that promises awe-inspiring views, comfortable accommodations, cowboy eats and even a musical revue.
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Things to Do in Minot, North Dakota

Once nicknamed the "Magic City" for its rapid growth in the late 1800s, Minot today is a city of 40,000 that serves as a trading center for north-central North Dakota. Things to do include visiting the Scandinavian Heritage Park and attending the annual Norsk Hostfest, the continent's largest Scandinavian festival.
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5 Ways to Explore Bismarck, North Dakota

Mammoths, bison ... and minted lamb burgers? You can find them all in North Dakota's capital city, where a $51 million expansion of the North Dakota Heritage Center adds another colorful stop to the city's selection of restaurants, activities and outdoor fun. Make it an adventure-packed weekend with these five top draws.
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Why Fargo Isn't Frozen--It's Cool

A hipster and a small town walk into a big-city bar ...no punch line. That’s just a typical night in this North Dakota pop-culture icon with plenty to show off and nothing to prove.
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Top Free Things To Do In North Dakota

The North Dakota Heritage Center and State Museum, Scandinavian Heritage Park and North Dakota Museum of Art are just a few of the free things to explore in North Dakota.