Tourism in North Dakota
Tourism in North Dakota
Rectangular North Dakota is a state in the Midwestern United States, bordered on the west by Montana, to the north by the Canad</strong>ian provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba to the ea
trong>Minnesota or the flowing Red River on a north-south and to the south by South Dakota, with for capital Bismarck and largest city Fargo.
The North Dakota was originally inhabited by Native Americans for thousands of years, and it was discovered by the French Canadian swapper Pierre Gaultier de La Verendrye who led an exploration to the Mandan villages in 1738.
Are climate is continental, with hot summers and w<strong>et. Or storms are frequent dong>uring the <strong>summer, which can lead to tornadoes, especially in the southeast of the state quarter which marks the beginning of the Tornado Alley.
Winters are very cold and dry, sometimes windy; with temperatures up to - 20 ° C, accompanied by severe snowfalls.
North Dakota is part of the Upper Midwest and Great Plains with a relief relatively flat with the western half of the country consists of the Great Plains and the northern part> of the Badlands, to the southwest g>of the state a large alley of 10 to 32 km wide and 300km long, offering the highest point in the state, with White Butte 1069 m of altitude.
Search also in eastern, the eastern part of the state with the flat valley of the Red River and fertile soil are drained by the Red River, which flowsg> north into <strong>Winnipeg Lake. It is a vast agricultural region. Where is the largest natural lake in the state (The Devil's Lake).
Ancient kingdom of the Natives American Sioux, North Dakota is r
This area is really a western décor or along the Missouri farms still remains one of the dominant activities with a river that is deployed and expanded with lakesstrong> and >dams as Lake Sakakawea, inland sea more than 320 km long.
The city of Bismarck state capital, is a provincial town. With its Capitol of art deco styling denom</strong>inate skyscrapers of the prairie, or you can also explore the North Dakota Heritage Center, Camp Hancock State Historic Site Old Government House.
You can discover to the Mandan city with the Railroad Museum.
Also discover Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, occupied by the 7th Cavalry in the years 1875 with the Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer.
As Bordering Canada to the north, you can also discover from 120 km south of the Canadian border, the city of Grand Forks, this attractive town was a stage run> by travelers of fur companies or from the north trackers are came to sell their furs.
For lovers of deep west at about thirty kilometers you can see the Spirit Lake Sioux Indian Reservation. Offers every year in July the Folk Spirit Lake Oyate Wacipi Pow Wow and a year- Rodeo where you can discover the Fort Totten Military Post one of the best preserved forts of the Great West.
But the main attractions are the North Dakota Museum of CraftsPlan John D and the Odegard School of Aerospace Science.
Located at the crossroads, between Midwest and Great Plains, that State remains attractive for lovers of large space.