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NATIONAL SOUTH DAKOTA DAY

On April 26, National South Dakota Day recognizes the 40th state to join the union. The Mount Rushmore State keeps its doors open all year round. After exploring the mountain, visitors can also enjoy Thomas Jefferson‘s vanilla ice cream while gazing at his likeness. And these sculptures are not the only ones South Dakota proudly displays, either. While there

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NATIONAL NORTH DAKOTA DAY

On April 19th, National North Dakota Day recognizes the Peace Garden State. Long before Lewis and Clark traveled up the Missouri River, the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara arrived in North Dakota. During the Corps of Discovery, the team camped at Fort Mandan along the Missouri River for the winter. Here, their translators, Sacagawea and Charbonneau, joined the expedition.