Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, let The Dakotas Off the Beaten Path show you a side of North and South Dakota you never knew existed. See the house Pa built during the annual Laura Ingalls Wilder Pageant in De Smet, South Dakota. Excavate mammoth bones in the Black Hills or spelunk in some of the world's largest caves. Dance to Norwegian fiddles at North America's largest Scandinavian festival, or lose yourself in the brilliant splendor of a powwow. So if you've "been there, done that" one too many times, get off the main road and venture Off the Beaten Path.
Award-winning travel writer/photographer Lisa Meyers McClintick (LisaMcClintick.com) contributes regularly to Midwest Living, USA Today's Go Escape magazine, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Family Vacation Critic and her own blog, 10000Likes.com.