Check Out North Dakota’s Kissing Couples On Send Us Your Smooch
Happy Valentines Day. Did you know North Dakota is allegedly one of the most romantic states in America?
Yep, according to a study from the online company Gembyte we know a thing or two about love in North Dakota.
North Dakota is the 4th Most Romantic State in the United States.
They analyzed Google trends data, looking up ten different words and phrases connected to the most romantic holiday. In order to come up with the list of the most romantic states, the researchers added up the individual scores to get a total score for every state. To level the field, the final scores are presented per 100,000 people.
Search terms included chocolate, roses, date ideas, jewelry, teddy bear, chocolate strawberries, valentines day card, valentines jokes, valentines day gifts, and Valentine's Day quotes.
Here are the Top 10 States when it comes to romance.
You can see the full list here.
We fully believe that, as we received several hundred entries for our "Send Us Your Smooch" contest on US 103-3. Listeners were asked to submit a photo of themselves kissing their significant other to win a $500 dollar prize pack.
The prize pack included a gold diamond neckless from Kokkelers Jewelry, dinner at Bennigans, flowers from Rustic Petals, a gift card from Scheels, a chocolate fruit basket from Fruit Boutique, and a romantic evening with a stay at the Radisson Hotel in Bismarck.
Here are some of our favorite "Kissing Couple" entries and the grand prize winner:
Jamie and sweetheart from Bismarck.
Sherry and sweetheart from Wishek.
Nathan and sweetheart from Bismarck.
Dustin and sweetheart from Mandan.
Eric and sweetheart from Bismarck.
Kaitlin and sweetheart from Bismarck.
Airen and sweetheart.
Hallie and sweetheart from Bismarck.
Christopher and sweetheart from Garrison.
Heather and sweetheart from Bismarck.
Crystal and sweetheart from Bismarck.
Kate and sweetheart from Bismarck.
Jenine and sweetheart from Bismarck.
Kirstine and sweetheart from Bismarck.
And the GRAND PRIZE winner on Send Us Your Smooch:
Ariel Iglehart and her sweetheart from Bismarck.
Top-Rated Wedding Venues in North Dakota
LOOK: Baby names that are illegal around the world