Watch The Sky Fill With Color At The Medora Hot Air Balloon Rally And Kite Fest In North Dakota
North Dakota’s badlands will be the stage for a beautiful, colorful show in September that is worth experiencing. The only annual hot air balloon event in the entire state will be happening in just a few short weeks. Here’s everything you need to know so you won’t miss out on this awesome opportunity:
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The hot air balloons can be viewed easily from Medora and the surrounding area. They will go whichever way the wind takes them, so there’s no saying exactly what will be the best spot to view them just yet. The kite flying will take place by the Burning Hills Amphitheatre at the address below. Find more information right here.
Address: 3422 Chateau Road, Medora, ND, 58645
While you’re in the area, you might as well check out the Theodore Roosevelt National Park. It’s more than just a backdrop for the hot air balloons – it’s an entire treasure trove of natural beauty, geological oddities, and history.
Leah moved to North Dakota when she was 12 years old and has traveled from the Red River Valley to the badlands and many places in between. She loves small-town life and currently enjoys living on a small farm in the ND prairie. She's always had a passion for writing and has participated in novel writing challenges such as NaNoWriMo multiple times. Her favorite part about this job is recognizing small businesses that deserve a boost and seeing the positive affect her articles can have on their traffic, especially in rural areas that might have otherwise gone overlooked.
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