Stay near the Best Things to Do in Minot, ND
The Country Inn & Suites is centrally located in the Souris River Valley, giving you easy access to top attractions like Dakota Square Mall. After meetings at Minot Air Force Base, take the afternoon to browse vintage aircraft at the Dakota Territory Air Museum or to visit the animal exhibits at Roosevelt Park Zoo. If you enjoy stepping back in time, head to Pioneer Village Historical Museum to learn about frontier life. You can also catch a performance at the North Dakota State Fair Center and hike, mountain bike or picnic at Lake Sakakawea.Family Fun
- Dakota Square Mall (0.6 miles)
Scope out a new outfit, sit down to a meal or catch a movie at Dakota Square Mall. The mall is also home to Splashdown Dakota Super Slides, one of the Midwest’s largest indoor water parks.
Phone: +1 (701) 839-7500
- Roosevelt Park Zoo (3.9 miles)
Traveling with kids? Treat the whole family to an afternoon visiting this zoo’s residents. In operation since 1920, the zoo is home to more than 50 species, including zebras, kangaroos and giraffes.
Phone: +1 (701) 857-4166
- East Totten Trail Recreation Area and Lake Sakakawea (43 miles)
Connect with nature at this recreation area on Lake Sakakawea, which offers opportunities to fish, boat, mountain bike and picnic. Covering 368,000 acres, the lake is the country’s third-largest man-made reservoir.
Phone: +1 (701) 487-3315
- Scandinavian Heritage Park (2.1 miles)
Known for a 25-foot-tall Swedish Dala Horse statue, this park commemorates the area's Scandinavian history through a variety of fascinating artifacts and exhibits.
Phone: +1 (701) 852-9161
- Pioneer Village Historical Museum (4.4 miles)
Don't miss the collection of antique cars and horse-drawn carriages at Pioneer Village. Tour the original Sundre Log Cabin, the blacksmith shop and the historical Ward County Courthouse during your visit.
Phone: +1 (701) 839-0785
- Dakota Territory Air Museum (5.5 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 reveal the region's aviation history.
Phone: +1 (701) 852-8500
- Minot State University (3.1 miles)
Cheer on the Beavers at the Dome or at Herb Parker Stadium at Minot State University, the third-largest university in North Dakota. You can also admire art pieces at the Northwest Art Center.
Phone: +1 (701) 858-3000
- North Dakota State Fair Center (4.6 miles)
Held annually in July, the North Dakota State Fair features 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
- Minot Air Force Base (18.4 miles)
Home to the 5th Bomb Wing and the 91st Missile Wing, this military installation hosts more than 5,000 airmen.
Phone: +1 (701) 723-7979