While in Bismark North Dakota checking our their State Capitol Building, we ate at a few restaurants that were out of this world! I will start with the our favorite Bismark food place – Space Aliens Grill & Bar, where Earthlings are welcome. We walked in and immediately felt like we were in a different galaxy. The décor features a 30-foot-high domed ceiling that displays a view of outer space. A force field of alien sculptures in the dining room, bar and arcade, showcase a variety of extraterrestrial settings and distinct personalities, encouraging each earthling to relax and enjoy the moment. It was a great atmosphere, lol. Continue reading “Bismark Food Experiences in North Dakota – They are Out of This World”
New Mexico – South Carolina
We have traveled a lot throughout the US and have actually been to 41 of the 50 States. Thus I decided to share some information about each state as well as the state road sign. If we didn’t get to a state sign yet (or forgot to get one while we were there), I have posted another picture of a state sign and will replace it once we have pictures. In the meantime, please enjoy the information on the states from New Mexico – South Carolina. FYI, these are in alphabetical order.
On our continual quest to tour all the U.S. State Capitols, in June of 2015 we took a trip to Bismark, North Dakota to check out the North Dakota State Capitol Building. Sadly, I had heard a few derogatory comments about this capitol, about it not being a real capitol, but I feel they were WAY wrong. This is a gorgeous capitol and very unique. There are only 3 other capitols that I know of that have the same style: Florida, Nebraska, and Louisiana.
The current North Dakota State Capitol Building has 19 floors and is 241 feet 8 inches in height. It was completed in 1934 at slightly under its $2 million dollar limit. With merely 80 percent usable space, it cost merely 46 cents per cubic foot. Amazing! It is the tallest building in North Dakota and is known as the Skyscraper on the Prairie. Continue reading “North Dakota State Capitol in Bismark – The Peace Garden State”