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A report in USA Today identified North Dakota as one of the places to go hunting for dinosaur bones, while the Chicago Tribune touted the growing number of small, craft breweries popping up around the Bismarck-Mandan region.
The Men’s Journal picked the Medora area as a place to have back-to-back outdoor adventures.
“National stories such as these raise awareness and attract more people to the authentic experiences North Dakota provides,” said North Dakota Tourism Director Sara Otte Coleman.”“Our strategic marketing programs, including our work with national media, are building awareness and generating new revenue for North Dakota.
Tourism is the state’s third-largest industry and a top contributor to North Dakota’s gross state product. According to the state tourism department, the North Dakota travel and tourism industry supports more than 3,000 businesses and 42,000 jobs throughout the state, generating more than $3 billion in visitor spending.