Shop, Hike or See Zoo Animals in Minot, ND
Whether you're here to work or play, the Country Inn & Suites is centrally located in the Souris River Valley, giving you easy access to a number of things to see and do. After doing business or touring at Minot Air Force Base, take time to browse vintage aircraft at Dakota Territory Air Museum or visit the animal exhibits at Roosevelt Park Zoo. If you enjoy stepping back in time, head to Pioneer Village to learn about frontier life. You can also catch a performance at the North Dakota State Fair Center, hike or picnic at Lake Sakakawea State Park or find deals at Dakota Square Mall.
Put these local favorites on your must-see list:
- Dakota Square Mall (0.8 miles)
Score a new outfit, sit down to a meal or catch a movie at Dakota Square Mall, your one-stop destination for affordable shopping and exciting entertainment.
Phone: +1 (701) 839-7500
- Scandinavian Heritage Park (1.6 miles)
Artifacts and exhibits, including the 25-foot-tall Swedish Dala Horse statue, help to commemorate the area's Scandinavian history at this park formed by the Scandinavian Heritage Association.
Phone: +1 (701) 852-9161
- Roosevelt Park Zoo (2.7 miles)
For a relaxing afternoon, spend time at Roosevelt Park Zoo, home to more than 50 species, including zebras, kangaroos and giraffes. This attraction has been in operation since 1920.
Phone: +1 (701) 857-4166
- Minot State University (2.8 miles)
Cheer on the Beavers at the Dome or Herb Parker Stadium at Minot State University, the third-largest university in North Dakota. You can also admire art pieces at MCSC Museum or the Northwest Art Center.
Phone: +1 (701) 858-3000
- ND State Fair Center (3.1 miles)
If you're visiting in July, be sure to attend the annual North Dakota State Fair, featuring nine days of food, fun and live entertainment. The center also welcomes concerts, shows and events at other times throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (701) 857-7620
- Pioneer Village (3.1 miles)
Don't miss the collection of antique cars and horse-drawn carriages at Pioneer Village, where visitors travel back in time to learn about life during the frontier days. Tour the original Sundre Log Cabin, the blacksmith shop and the original (Imperial) Ward County Court House during your visit.
Phone: +1 (701) 839-0785
- Dakota Territory Air Museum (4.5 miles)
Aviation fans won't want to miss a stop at the Dakota Territory Air Museum, featuring displays of vintage civilian and military aircraft that aim to tell the story of the region's aviation history.
Phone: +1 (701) 852-8500
- Lake Sakakawea State Park (43 miles)
Connect with nature at Lake Sakakawea State Park, offering opportunities to fish, boat, water ski, mountain bike, hunt and picnic. This lake is one of the three largest manmade reservoirs in the U.S. with 368,000 acres of surface area.
Phone: +1 (701) 487-3315