5 North Dakota Pumpkin Patches — With A Twist

It’s prime pumpkin patch time, people! So get yourself a pumpkin spice latte to get in the mood and head out for a little corn…

A Road Trip For Thinkers: The GameChanger Ideas Festival

Confession alert: I’m obsessed with “Orange is the New Black”. Ob-sessed. (Taystee and Red’s story arcs are my current favorites, but that always changes.) So…

Stay and Play in Minot, North Dakota: A Local Look At The Magic City

Travel can be a beautiful way to open ourselves up to people and places and experiences that we didn’t even know existed. You don’t even…

Alley 5.5: Discovering Public Art in North Dakota’s Capital City

I’m kinda obsessed with public art. I like the democratic nature of it, how it’s accessible to anyone who passes by. It’s always bothered me…

Hockey, The Lake and Tater Tot Hotdish: The Minnesota Experience In Bemidji

Sometimes my trips require a lot of planning. Sometimes I spend days figuring out the logistics, coordinating transportation, mapping routes and brainstorming ideas. My trip…

Cross-County Skiing and Snowshoeing Spots in North Dakota and Minnesota

Cross-country skiing was on my bucket list last winter, but I got way too busy. So this is going to be the year that I (finally) try…

Beer And Art: Just Hangin’ At The Blue Rider

If you’ve been searching for perfect dive bar, a spot where you can sit back, have a quiet conversation and maybe even check out some…

My Latest Obsession: Brunch At Terra Nomad

I’m gonna make today’s post uncharacteristically short and sweet. Go eat brunch at Terra Nomad in Bismarck. Like, now. It’s just that good. people. It…

North Woods Paradise: ND’s Land of Trees and Autumn Beauty

Fall has arrived and I wish I could be everywhere at once. Since I can’t, I’m asking friends and fellow writers and photographers to fill…

Weird and Wonderful Roadside Attractions On The Way To Medora, North Dakota

A lot happens on the road to Medora, North Dakota. As you drive west on I-94, a subtle shift begins. The horizon looks endless. The…

20 Things To See In North Dakota…And Why Lists Never Tell The Whole Story

I love being a travel writer. I am profoundly, almost stupidly grateful that I get to do this for a living. I was filling up…

Get Gorgeous and Win Big With Brea

Ladies, if you want to score a mini shopping spree for yourself or your favorite kiddo, this month’s giveaway is for you. One lucky winner…

Spring Things

It’s spring and, although the weather in the Red River Valley doesn’t appear to have gotten the memo, warm weather adventures are on everybody’s minds.…

Fun Ways To Embrace Winter in North Dakota, Minnesota and Manitoba

“In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.” Albert Camus During a particularly fabulous #PrairiePlaces Twitter chat…

On The Eleventh Day Of Christmas…Hot Holiday Gifts From Kittsona

A note from the editor: This entry period for this contest is over, but Kittsona still sells killer clothing and gifts. Mark your calendars for…