Friday, June 5, 2015

Family Fun Outdoor Activities in North Dakota | #NDLegendary

In today’s hectic world, taking a vacation is something that most of us need especially if we have to regularly deal with a stressful work environment. Stress is not only harmful to one’s health but it can also take a toll on our personal and family life. Vacationing, regardless of whether it’s for couple of weeks or for just a short weekend, is healthy for the mind, body and spirit. When you return from a vacation, you do not only feel refreshed but you will be more focused and have more motivation to succeed.

If you feel that you need to get away for a while from the demands of work and you also want to spend quality time with your family, then you need to plan for a family vacation soon. There are a number of places that your whole family can visit and countless of activities that you can enjoy that can help strengthen your family bond and create life-long memories.

North Dakota has become one of the top tourist destinations that offers a wide variety of activities fit for families. It offers exciting family fun that creates legendary and lasting memories. Your family can look forward to exciting outdoor activities such as canoeing, hiking, fishing, kayaking, horseback riding and skiing.
Dakota Zoo - Located on the east bank of the Missouri River in Bismarck, Dakota Zoo is home to more than 600 animals, birds, reptiles and fish. Special activities such as the Easter Egg Hunt and Junior Zookeeper Day Camp are scheduled each year that are aimed to provide families with a unique at exciting experience every time they visit.

Theodore Roosevelt National Park - Theodore Roosevelt referred to his time in North Dakota by saying, "Here the romance of my life began." One visit to Theodore Roosevelt National Park explains his love affair. The South Unit includes a scenic loop drive, wildlife viewing, hiking, camping and ranger activities that families who love the outdoors would surely appreciate.

Lake Sakakawea & Garrison Dam - The lake and its shoreline are popular for boating, sailing, scuba diving, sightseeing, bird-watching, camping and hunting.

Maah Daah Hey Trail - The 98-mile main trail connects the southern and northern units of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, running through rolling prairie and rocky badlands—home to mule deer, coyotes, golden eagles, bighorn sheep and bison.

Grahams Island State Park - Named after the first known white settler in the area, Captain Duncan Graham, the park offers facilities for camping and picnics. The parks also hosts numerous national and regional fishing tournaments for professionals and enthusiasts.

Aside from being an ideal family vacation destination, North Dakota has also become a hub for entrepreneurship with a great standard of living. It also has one of the lowest unemployment rate in the country. Young families who are looking for an ideal place to live in will surely find North Dakota’s fast growing economy, ideal business landscape and award-winning school districts appealing. Whether you are looking for your next vacation destination or an ideal place to start a family, North Dakota should be on top of your list.



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23 comments:

Boutiquehomecomingdress said...

Cool, looks so perfect!
Thanks your sharing!

Erin said...

Have you been before? That pic is form the Medora Musical it's so awesome! I love Medora! Such a cute little place, so much to see and do there in that little town! North Dakota is a very fun place to visit in the summertime!

Masshole Mommy said...

I have never been to that part of the country before, but definitely want to visit N. Dakota at some point. Great list of things to do!

Christina Bhattacharya said...

I have never been to North Dakota. I hear that it is beautiful country up there. Thanks for sharing your adventures.

Carmen Perez said...

I've never made it to the Dakotas, but have heard it's beauiful, and now I can see that it is! Thanks!

Cindy Gordon said...

Wow, there looks to be so many family friendly options for outdoor entertainment in ND. What a great place to vacation!

Maggie King said...

We have never been to North Dakota but my, it is so beautiful in your pictures! We may have to take a vacation next year and hit up Idaho as well!

Liz Mays said...

I haven't been there since childhood, so I'm definitely looking forward to another visit!

Tara said...

Sure looks like there are a lot of options for fun things to do!

dogvills said...

There's a lot of things to do in North Dakota! Thanks for sharing some of the best of them. Might come in handy.

Elizabeth O. said...

I have never been to North Dakota. Would love to go there with my family one day.

ourfamilyworld said...

Sounds like a great place to visit. I've never been there and I want to add it to my bucket list.

heather meads said...

I've never been to North Dakota either - it sounds like a nice place to visit though!

Valerie Pierre said...

I've never been there before but now I wanna go as it looks amazing. That background behind the concert is stunning. I don't have that in NYC, which is sad.

Lisa Rios said...

I have never been to North Dakota before. The picture looks so great and it shows the beauty of the place. I am sure my kids would definitely love this, and a visit with family is worthy. Thanks for sharing a lot of information about it.

Jillian Fisher said...

I would love to visit North Dakota someday! Looks like a beautiful place.

Desafio InTheCity said...

This looks great. I will have to put North Dakota on my places to visit.

April Decheine said...

Sounds like a fun place to visit! I have only been there actually for work so I did not do any site seeing.

Yona Williams said...

vI've never been to North Dakota before, but if I do, the Dakota Zoo would be one of my first stops. I like visiting them wherever I go.

Carly said...

North Dakota looks like such a beautiful state! I hope to one day visit all 50 states!

Tatanisha Pitts-Worthey said...

North Dakota sounds like a wonderful place to visit!The zoo or Theodore Roosevelt National Park would first on our list!

Chubskulit Rose said...

It would be nice to visit there one day ano sis. Looks like a lovely state!

Arcee Miranda said...

Wish to bring my kids there.