Bismarck, North Dakota, is the state’s capital city. Take time to explore all the dynamic city has to offer for less than $100 a day.
Start your day at local favorite The Little Cottage Café. Serving since 1965, the diner with counter seating serves breakfast classics done right. Save room for one of the indulgent caramel or cinnamon rolls. Breakfast entrées cost less than $10. Go for a stroll at the McDowell Dam Recreation Area. Walk along the nature trail surrounding the dam. If weather permits, paddleboats, paddle boards, canoes and kayaks are available to rent.
Grab a sandwich at Country House Deli. Opened in 1976, the deli serves daily lunch specials for less than $7. You’ll find classics like tuna salad and unique combinations like summer sausage with Muenster cheese. Closed Sunday. Learn more about North Dakota at North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum. Open daily, the museum delves into the history of the state. Admission is free. Stroll around downtown Bismarck and explore the many shops, art galleries and cafés.
Have dinner and drinks at The Walrus. The eclectic restaurant offers elevated comfort food alongside an impressive list of craft beers on tap. Choose from sandwiches, salads, pasta, pizza, steak and more. Spend about $20–25.
The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, boasts a new self-guided audio tour that takes guests on an auditory journey through the museum’s four floors. It also offers a deeper dive into some of the Mob’s events and personalities. At a running time of up to 85 minutes, more than 40 stops on the audio tour include stories narrated by museum volunteers with anecdotes from former Mob defense attorney and Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman.
Step right up to the greatest show on Earth as FXExpress Publications, Global Traveler, trazeetravel.com and whereverfamily.com celebrate their 2020 award winners! Join the big top on Dec. 14 as we virtually award the winners of the 17th annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards, including the Airline and Hotel of the Year; the 17th annual Wines on the Wing Airline Wine Survey; the eighth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards; the sixth annual The Trazees; and the third annual Wherever Awards.
Lawnstarter, an outdoor services provider, recently conducted a study on the best cities for living without a car for 2021. The company analyzed data of 20 key indicators, including walking routes, share of residents using public transportation and average sunshine across the 150 biggest cities in the United States.
If the winter months have you craving a snowy retreat surrounded by off-season island fun and warm fireplaces, The Bungalow at Greydon House should be on your list. An iconic stay in Nantucket, Massachusetts, The Bungalow offers a two-bedroom, three-bathroom retreat in the heart of historic downtown.
Travelers go on trips for various reasons: Some love to enjoy unique culinary experiences, while others want to explore new cultures and have authentic local experiences. Whatever the reason, vacations should have one thing in common — rest. In fact, healing and healthy ways to boost the immune system are trending topics now and Korean-style wellness is just what you need on future trips. At the 48 recommended wellness travel destinations in Korea, visitors can relax and recharge by enjoying different types of Korean therapy and participating in programs that seek healing in nature. Stay at home and visit Korea for a wellness vacation when it's safe to travel again.
Imagine traveling the world and finding the love of your life at the same time. Does The Bachelor franchise come to mind? Due to the global pandemic, the show’s filming was put on hold and production had to get creative, filming at only one resort, instead of traveling the world, as in previous seasons. If you need your Bachelor nation fix, check out some resorts they’ve filmed in before, and book a stay for yourself.