Minnesota and the Grand Forks area is home to many exciting attractions - from historic sites and museums to outdoor recreation and scenic parks. Whether you are visiting for a day or have lived here your entire life, you will be sure to find something of interest to do or see in this scenic destination just moments from the hotel.
Chahinkapa Park Zoo and Carousel
With an array of exotic animals such as tigers, bears, and leopards, the Chahinkapa Park Zoo and Carousel will provide hours of family fun. The zoo also features a snake exhibit, monkeys, bison, as well as a petting zoo. The Carousel was originally constructed in 1926 and has been beautifully restored and hand-painted.
Distinguished as the only public golf course in the nation to have holes in two different states, the Bois De Sioux Golf Course has nine holes in North Dakota, and nine holes in Minnesota. With a medium-length layout, the course offers a challenging golfing experience in a gorgeous setting
This prestigious college is committed to a philosophy that provides for varied educational needs through a dedicated faculty and unique educational experiences. Students have the opportunity to develop to their potential, obtain employment and meet career goals.
Featuring recreational facilities and a local museum, Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park is rich in history. The site has an original fort guard-house stand, three reconstructed block houses, and a reconstructed stockade. Audiotapes are available at the museum for a walking tour of the fort site.
With a mission "To instill a pride for one's community in every citizen, especially in our youth, by various means of publications, newspaper, documents, pictures, biographies, histories and artifacts" the Wilkin County Historical Museum collects and preserves materials that define the history of Wilkin County.
Experience a guided tour of America's only restored Bonanza farm. The Bagg farm was created in 1886, and was named to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985 and to the State Historic Sites Registry in 1986. Tour restored buildings and the farm site and visit the Country Store.
Wahpper is positioned next to the Red River and is the World's Largest Catfish. Wahpper is 12 feet tall, 40 feet in length, and weighs in at 5,000 pounds. Wahpeton is known as "The Catfish Capital of the North" and the giant catfish was constructed to highlight the excellent catfishing.
This faith-based health care ministry is located in Breckenridge and was founded by the Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls in 1899. The campus sits in a beautiful environment filled with trees and traversed by rivers. Catholic Health Initiatives sponsors the ministry today.