Journey Through the Wonders of Nature - North and South Dakota – Day 2: Closer to nature

The first full day was devoted to acquaintance with the culture of the region in its various manifestations: from painting to watching bison. A day full of contrasts and new emotions.
Journey Through the Wonders of Nature - North and South Dakota

Trip duration: 10 days

Gvenet Bloom

The Shack

Breakfast Spots, American Restaurants

What could be better than a breakfast in the best American tradition on an interesting journey through your beautiful country? That's right, we thought it was okay to go to that cafe, too. The visit turned out to be a real pleasure, not only did they have a great meal, but they also nostalgia. We took food with us for lunch in the countryside, and the next meal is scheduled for dinner only.

Plains Art Museum

Art Museums

On a well-fed stomach the most pleasant thing - to get knowledge, we went to the Museum of Art, where an unusual exposition, which reflects the American culture in the most unexpected aspects and colors. An abundance of colorful paintings charged us with a great mood and each of us even had a favorite work from the presented in this museum. I wonder if you're getting any work done.

World's Largest Buffalo

Outdoor Sculptures

Before visiting the wildlife sanctuary, I insisted that we stop by to see the largest statue of bison in the country. I really wanted a couple of pictures in front of this miracle.

National Buffalo Museum


Finally, we went to get acquainted with the unique animals living nowadays - North American buffalo. Most recently, and if so on May 9, 2016, the animal was recognized as an official United States National Mammal. It is believed that the bison came to the U.S. from Central Asia through the ice-covered Bering Strait during the last Ice Age. Isn't it amazing?

North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum

Inspired by the first museum, we decided to continue to study the history and nature of North Dakota and went to the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum. This is a very different world, a very different story, looking at the remains of giant creatures that once inhabited these lands, you go far back in time, the imagination begins to paint colorful pictures and in the end you realize all the greatness of the cycle of life. This museum is a real treasure for those who like to study prehistoric creatures.

Blarney Stone Pub

Irish Pubs

It is an excellent place for dinner, as the menu includes a wide variety of dishes and drinks, many types of beer on tap, in general, there is something to choose from. The portions are worthy and after a walk through the museums and watching the bisons, we were glad to relax in this pub.