Explore Prime Locations in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota

Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis

Let’s discover some prime locations in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

Fargo, ND

Fargo offers a delightful array of day-trip destinations such as the Fargo Air Museum. And sports fans can enjoy baseball games at Newman Outdoor Field, along with basketball and football games at the Fargodome. Immerse yourself in Fargo life by strolling along North Broadway Drive, with street art, quaint shops, and local attractions. 

Fargo | Jared Anders

Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis is a breathtaking cultural hub, home to the Minneapolis Institute of Art and the Mill City Museum. The city’s extensive range of golf clubs, including Gross National, Columbia, and Hiawatha, amplify an already rich recreational scene. Wine enthusiasts in Minneapolis can indulge in the offerings of Troubadour Wine Bar and AxeBridge Wine Co., renowned spots in the city to unwind with a drink.

St. Paul, MN

St. Paul invites visitors to its history centers, performing arts theaters, baseball games at CHS Field, and several wineries, vineyards, and cider houses. Art aficionados will appreciate the unique pieces showcased at art galleries throughout the city. 

St. Paul | Javier Quiroga

Rochester, MN

Rochester distinguishes itself with a vibrant downtown area surrounded by picturesque scenery. The city also has an established arts scene; a highlight, Rochester Art Center, showcases exceptional creative works from both local talents and international artists. Outdoors, take time to admire the Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial, or explore Foster-Arend Park, featuring picnic areas, walking trails, and a sandy beach.

Rochester | Cody Otto

Bismarck, ND

Bismarck, North Dakota’s capital, boasts museums, state parks, and sports stadiums, offering an abundance of fun activities. It is also in a picturesque location along the Missouri River. 

Grand Forks, ND

Situated on the border of Minnesota, Grand Forks hosts outstanding museums, a popular racetrack, and the King’s Walk Golf Course. For a tranquil experience, enjoy the town’s scenery at Lincoln Drive Park or Sertoma Park’s Japanese gardens. 

Sertoma Park, Grand Forks | Jason Rojas

Sioux Falls, SD

Sioux Falls is well-known for its captivating rock faces and natural vista. Downtown, xplore the one-of-a-kind SculptureWalk, where you’ll be amazed by the artistic designs and craftsmanship. 

Concerts, banquets, and sporting events commonly take place at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center, while the Pettigrew Home & Museum and Falls Park offer insight into the city’s extensive history. 

Rapid City, SD

Rapid City promises a good time with attractions such as Bear Country USA and Mount Rushmore. Other attractions include The Journey Museum and Learning Center, the Prairie Edge & Sioux Trading Post, and Firehouse Wine Cellars.

Mount Rushmore, Rapid City | Josh Miller

Aberdeen, SD

Aberdeen blends both small-town charm and modern conveniences, and is also home to Northern State University. Engage in sports at Lee Park Golf Course, or make use of the tennis courts and disc golf course at Melgaard Park.  To truly immerse yourself in the city, consider visiting the Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Dacotah Prairie Museum, and Glacial Lakes Ethanol Plant