North Dakota

    North Dakota's Big Sky Buffalo Ranch: See Buffalo Herds Up Close and Personal (2)

    5/19/17 •

    …on U.S. Highway 2 in north-central North Dakota. (It’s also about 41 miles west of Rugby, the geographic center of the North America, also on Highway 2.) The Big Sky Buffalo Ranch headquarters and gift shop, where the Woodalls sell buffalo meat and other buffalo-related specialty items–are at 204 South Main St. in Granville. Tours…

    Knife River Ranch in North Dakota: Stay At This 7,500 Acre Working Ranch

    7/04/14 •

    The scenic Knife River Ranch in west-central North Dakota proves you don’t have to head out West to find ranches and wide-open spaces. Owners Ron and Lois Wanner operate this pretty 7,500-acre working ranch, located on the Knife River and featuring six rustic cabins. Guests can help with ranch chores, like rounding up cattle and…

    Triangle Ranch Bed and Breakfast in South Dakota's Badlands

    9/04/17 •

    …and U.S. Highway 14 meet, some 15 miles north of I-90 and roughly halfway between Pierre and Rapid City. The Triangle Ranch is southwest of Philip and about 6 miles north of I-90. Room rates range from $75 to $90 a night for double occupancy; $100 a night for the cozy adjoining Cowboy Carriage House….

    Red Wing, Minnesota: Shop Antiques and Watch the Boats

    5/12/20 •

    For our 40th wedding anniversary, my husband and I enjoyed a relaxing weekend in Red Wing, Minnesota. It was one of the best weekend trips we’ve ever taken. A town of about 15,000, Red Wing is nestled on the banks of the Mississippi River. It’s named after the symbol of the Mdewakanton Dakota tribe, which…