Chill out with the locals
Sure, North Dakota is cold in winter. But for fans of winter sports like cross-country skiing, sledding, hockey, and even curling, winter is the best time of year. Birdwatchers know Grand Forks as one of the top spots to see snowy owls when they venture south from the Arctic tundra. Pilots can enjoy touring the University of North Dakota (UND), one of the premier collegiate aviation complexes in the world, as well as the Cirrus Aircraft plant. This college town offers good times for everyone, even kids: How about a hotel with a fun indoor water park?