When I looked up facts about North and South Dakota I found that neither had any professional sports teams. This seems very unfair. They deserve at least one!
My total score for the Dakotas out of 50 is 31.
Categories out of 10
Home comforts Quality of food, accommodation, etc. Score of 6. Pretty decent, but not exceptional food. Same with hotel.
Attractions The quality of the attractions and generally how fun and interesting they were. Score of 6. Lots of little things to do. Nothing bug name, but a nice place to spend some time.
Natural Beauty The aesthetic vistas of the state which make the drive easier. Score of 6. Lots of flat farmland. The roads are flat and pretty well maintained.
Culture Historical and cultural sites and interactions with the locals. Score of 6. Quite a few native reservations and activities.
Value Financial value – bang for your buck, so to speak. Score of 7. Good prices on food and accommodation.