THE NEW FORTY Enchanting indeed!
In all my time in North Dakota - about 17 years now - I have never visited the Enchanted Highway. I have heard that it is a route you can catch near Dickinson on your way to or from the Black Hills. T... Posted on 2/10/14 at 11:27 PM
THE PERIPHERY Interview with a Minnesota Man Who Went to North Korea
Recently, I interviewed Jim. Jim is unlike most travelers. He likes to see places that most people wouldn't. In 2010, he thought it would be a thrill to visit mysterious North Korea. Ahead was his exp... Posted on 12/20/13 at 9:16 AM
THE VIEW FROM THE EDGE OF TOWN It's Holiday Time
If we all could take a minute away from personal attacks, maybe we could focus...even for a second...on something much more important.
I would like to take this time, to focus on somet... Posted on 11/12/13 at 5:12 PM
OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Dungeons and Dragons Lovers Need to Visit Jamestown
One of the best stories in all of Dungeons & Dragons is the tale of the Dread Gazebo, in which a storyteller's group meets a gazebo and, not knowing what it is, assumes it's a monster of some ki... Posted on 6/18/13 at 2:37 PM
FARGO-MOORHEAD CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU Fargo-Moorhead Hometown Tourist
What is Hometown Tourist?
Hometown Tourist is a promotion to encourage locals to venture out and explore their community and visit some of the great attractions Fargo-Moorhead has to offer! The prom... Posted on 5/6/13 at 2:53 PM
JAMESTOWN, N.D. – The new executive director of the Buffalo City Tourism Foundation in Jamestown says the biggest challenge in his new job will be getting people to look beyond their preconceived notions about North Dakota.
On June 1, Canadians will be able spend more money on U.S. shopping excursions without having to pay duties on their purchase when they return home, but Grand Forks area merchants are the ones hoping to gain from the break.
Christopher Bjorke, Forum Communications Co.
, May 27, 2012
FARGO – The hundreds of players, parents and fans who descend on Fargo this week for the boys’ and girls’ Class A basketball tournaments will bring with them passion, athleticism and cold, hard cash – the kind that fuels the engine of local tourism.
With temperatures this week making many residents question why they live here, it’s an even tougher sell to get tourists to visit.
It’s a marketing dilemma Cole Carley has faced since he started 21 years ago at the helm of the Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Despite Fargo’s frosty reputation, Carley – along with other area organizations and businesses – has worked at making the metro area a regional tourism hotspot.
JAMESTOWN, N.D. – Jamestown tourism officials are reporting a good summer.
The Buffalo City Tourism Foundation says that a car counter at Frontier Village tallied 174,330 visitors from mid-April through September, up 35 percent from the previous year.
BISMARCK – Ten North Dakota tourism attractions received grants to support expansions. The Tourism Infrastructure and Expansion Grants are matching grants requiring the sponsor to provide $1 for every $2 of grant money requested. The total amount of grant dollars awarded for this program is $99,312, a Tourism Division news release said.
Officials downplay concerns over critters
NEW YORK – New York City’s bedbugs have climbed out of bed and marched into landmarks like the Empire State Building, Bloomingdale’s and Lincoln Center, causing fresh anxiety among tourists who are canceling Big Apple vacations planned for the height of the holiday season.
Temperatures, moisture just right for dazzling fall Mother Nature is putting more pigment in her paintbrush this fall as abundant moisture and ideal temperatures are predicted to produce a stunning fall color display in Minnesota and parts of North Dakota.
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