North Dakota December 11, 2017
You Must Visit These 7 Awesome Places In North Dakota This Winter
The snow has fallen and the cold has set in – it is officially winter in North Dakota. While some people take that as a cue to stay cozy and warm indoors or head south for the winter, there are others who are ready to embrace the chill and take some time to visit places within the Peace Garden State itself. Luckily, there are plenty of awesome spots to check out this winter.
From beautiful lights displays to unique winter camping, there is a little something for everyone to visit on this list.
1. A stop along this magical holiday train's route.
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will be making stops at six different North Dakota towns starting from December 13th, 2017. The train is brightly lit with stunning holiday lights that have been the favorite of many people of all ages each Christmas. You don't want to miss it when it rolls through!
2. The town that transforms into a winter wonderland.
Walhalla, North Dakota is not only one of the oldest towns in the state, but also one of the most fun towns to visit in the wintertime. With places like Frost Fire that has amazing skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and snow tubing, it is really hard to beat when it comes to fun in the snow.
3. A luxurious "glampground" that is open year round.
These unique yurts are tents that are fully furnished and heated, allowing people the chance to go camping during winter. They are located in places such as North Dakota's Fort Ransom State Park. Who wouldn't love waking up in a beautiful forest covered in snow and seeing a sunrise like this?
4. The magical holiday lights walk through the park.
Minot, North Dakota has a stunning park that becomes a holiday lights display like no other each year. You can walk through it and be mesmerized by the lights, or take the route from the warm comfort of your car. Either way, it's an experience that is essential this Christmas.
5. A cozy cabin vacation nestled in the prettiest parts of North Dakota.
A cabin like the One Majestic Place in Mountain, North Dakota (shown above) is the ultimate spot for a great winter getaway. Nestled among the frost-covered trees, you can stay nice and cozy inside or strap on your snowshoes to explore the area.
6. The Bismarck house that takes decorating for Christmas to the extreme.
This house has become famous in North Dakota's state capitol and gets bigger, brighter, and better every year. The Chmielewski's Christmas Corner is covered in thousands upon thousands of glittering lights that enchant passerby and visitors every year. The welcome people to come see their beautiful home throughout December.
7. An epic winter park that's fun for all ages.
The Bottineau Winter Park is the ultimate outdoor winter fun destination in North Dakota. Snow tubing, skiing, and snowboarding are a blast here. They are open every weekend.
What are your winter plans in North Dakota? Do you plan on hitting up any of these places or have any suggestions for other spots people should check out this season? Let us know!