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Plan a spring or summer visit to North Dakota. Across the Roughrider State, from cities like Bismarck to Dickinson, enjoy a wide range of spring and summer fun. From the nostalgia of the heritage sites across ND, to some of the top universities in the state, find your adventure. While you’re there, try some Knoephla soup and Lutefish in a local restaurant along the way. As spring thaws, summer reigns over the prairies and badlands – the Red River is full and feeding North Dakota’s farms, gardens, and ranches.
In Abercrombie, be sure to visit the Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site. When your travels have you visiting Fargo, make plans to explore the Red River Zoo – ideal during spring or summer – or head for the Fargo Air Museum. Many Fargo visitors also enjoy the Roger Maris Museum, and trips to the campus of North Dakota State University. In Williston continue the college campus theme with a visit to Williston State College – a great place to visit with your soon-to-be high school graduate.
From Bismarck, the state capital, to Fargo, the largest city, and Rugby, North America’s geographical center, visitors retrace the steps of the Lakota Sioux and Lewis and Clark. Visit and immerse yourself in breathtaking vistas of the plains and its history and heritage – check out the North Dakota State Capitol building, the North Dakota Heritage Center, or the Lewis & Clark Trail Museum.
Stop at a powwow, join in a Norwegian folk festival, or relive history from steps of a military outpost – discover the riches of North Dakota on a scenic driving tour. Even better, bring your clubs and check out some of ND's best and brightest golf course.