North Dakota hotels
Intro to North Dakota hotels and accommodations
Hotels in North Dakota
There is a good range of hotels in North Dakota, providing facilities for all types of guests, particularly families and business travelers. Top-of-the-range hotels provide excellent amenities and luxuries, including spa tubs and fitness centers. These hotels also often house restaurants, providing delicious meals throughout the day. Cheap North Dakota hotels are available for travelers on a budget. Some discount hotels also offer convenient dining for guests, and provide basic facilities to give you a comfortable bed to rest between your trips out to see the sights of North Dakota. For something different, why not stay in a lodge or try camping in one of North Dakota's national parks?
Things to see in North Dakota
There is plenty to do for all sorts of travelers here in North Dakota. If you’re traveling with family or love the outdoors, the Theodore Roosevelt National Park, a 30-minute drive from Dickinson, must be first on your list of places to go. As well as scenic drives plus wonderful paths for casual strolls and serious hikes, this National Park is filled with amazing wildlife, including prairie dogs and elk that amaze old and young alike. And for travelers wanting to combine nature with a little history, the Fort Abraham Lincoln Foundation offers splendid views at its heritage center and park in the Bismarck area. After that, head for the Scandinavian Heritage Park near Minot to view some beautiful architecture. These buildings, both unusual and stunning, are surrounded by even more splendid views, something that you will never tire of when you travel in North Dakota.
Where to stay in North Dakota
If you’re traveling with kids, Fargo is a must-see destination in North Dakota. The family-friendly Fargo Air Museum is a space for young and old to learn about aviation, while Bonanzaville is a model Pioneer Village and museum experience for exploring a little bit of American history. In the city of Bismarck, visitors have a number of activities to choose from. The local Dakota Zoo offers another great day out for families while the Gateway to Science’s interactive exhibits are great fun. And for art lovers, head to Grand Forks to see North Dakota Museum of Art and Empire Arts Center, as well as the beautiful St. Michael’s church.
How to get to North Dakota
By far the easiest way to get to North Dakota is in your own automobile. From Minneapolis, take Interstate 94 west before joining Route 52 at Jamestown. From Billings, Montana, follow Interstate 94 east all the way up into North Dakota, while drivers coming from Sioux Falls can take Interstate 29, which will bring you up to Fargo. But if you prefer public transportation, bus services will take you to various locations around the state, and will allow you to travel in North Dakota. From farther afield, Hector and Minot International Airports receive flights from a few U.S. destinations.