Grand Forks is Full of Things to Do
Fly into Grand Forks International Airport (GFK) and drop your bags at the Country Inn & Suites less than 15 minutes away. North Dakota’s third largest city has attractions for every traveler, whether you’re a shopaholic, culture buff or sports fan. See a Broadway show at Chester Fritz Auditorium or watch a basketball game at Ralph Engelstad Arena. Make a quick purchase at Target or spend the day hopping from store to store at Columbia Mall, both within a mile of the hotel.
- Alerus Center (1.6 miles)
Whether it’s a University of North Dakota football game, a pop music concert or a corporate convention, Alerus Center hosts it all.
Phone: +1 (701) 792-1200
- Ralph Engelstad Arena (4.6 miles)
Sports fans can get their fill of volleyball, basketball or hockey at this beautiful facility on the campus of the University of North Dakota. The arena occasionally hosts concerts and other events as well.
Phone: +1 (701) 777-4167
Arts and Culture
- Chester Fritz Auditorium (2.6 miles)
From the orchestra pit’s hydraulic lift to the 30-lamp chandelier in the lobby, this auditorium is sure to impress. Spend a delightful evening captivated by a Broadway musical, a classical presentation or a dance performance.
Phone: +1 (701) 777-3000
- North Dakota Museum of Art (3 miles)
North Dakota’s first art museum showcases contemporary pieces that educate and inspire.
Phone: +1 (701) 777-4195
- Columbia Mall (1 mile)
Columbia Mall’s 70-plus stores and restaurants feature the latest trends, timeless classics and food along the way.
Phone: +1 (701) 746-7383
- Old Navy Shopping Center (0.6 miles)
Shop the newest arrivals or seek out bargains hiding on the sale racks at this popular retail store.
Phone: +1 (701) 772-9232
- Target Shopping Center (0.5 miles)
Take a short walk to Target for groceries, toiletries, entertainment options or a new outfit.
Phone: +1 (701) 787-6177
- Altru Hospital (2.3 miles)
Offering quality care at state-of-the-art facilities, Altru Hospital features centers for orthopedics, sleep, cancer and pregnancy.
Phone: +1 (701) 780-5000
- Grand Forks International Airport (GFK) (8 miles)
Catching your flight out of the busiest commercial airport in North Dakota is easy with Country Inn & Suites hotel’s convenient location just eight miles away.
Phone: +1 (701) 795-6981
Military and Education
- Grand Forks Air Force Base (18 miles)
Visit the home of the 319th Air Base Wing. This base offers air support for both military assignments and medical emergencies.
Phone: +1 (701) 747-5023
- University of North Dakota (2 miles)
North Dakota’s oldest and largest university educates nearly 15,000 students in more than 225 fields of study. Visit this 550-acre campus and discover art and artifacts scattered throughout the historic buildings and statues.
Phone: +1 (701) 777-3000