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This bustling college town has a knack for making visitors feel young at heart. Visitors don’t have to settle for the same old song and dance here. Live local music, a relaxing greenway along the Red River and unique dining in the historic downtown add a buzz to any stay. Summer boasts outdoor activities like biking, camping and birding. In the winter, there’s cross-country skiing, sledding and, of course, University of North Dakota hockey games. Enjoy shopping and great dining year-round.

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Ralph Engelstad Arena 1 Ralph Engelstad Arena Drive, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND (701) 777-4167 1.46

Ralph Engelstad Arena is an indoor arena located on the campus of the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota and serves as the home of UND men's ice hockey.

University of North Dakota 264 Centennial Drive, Grand Forks, ND (701) 777-3000 1.6

UND

Flood Memorial Monument Memorial Park, Grand Forks, ND 3.45

Monument

Splasher's of the South Seas 1000 S. 42nd St., Grand Forks, ND (701) 772-8404 0.5

Indoor water park at a hotel resort with slides, pools, a lazy river, hot tub & play area.

River Cities Speedway 2300 Gateway Dr, Grand Forks, ND (701) 780-0999 3

River Cities Speedway is a 0.3-mile high-banked clay oval racetrack located in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

Japanese Gardens 3300 11th Avenue South, Grand Forks, ND 0.73

22-acre park with Japanese gardens & a meditation area, plus picnic shelters, a playground & trails.

Alerus Center 1200 42nd St. S., Grand Forks, ND (701) 792-1200 0.14

Alerus Center is the largest convention and meeting facility in the region and the best choice for your next conference, meeting, convention or wedding.

North Dakota Museum of Art 261 Centennial Drive, Grand Forks, ND (701) 777-4195 1.59

The North Dakota Museum of Art is the official art museum of the American state of North Dakota.

Grand Forks County Historical Society Myra Museum 2405 Belmont Road, Grand Forks, ND (701) 775-2216 3.83

Historical restored buildings & museums on land owned by a former wheat farming family.

Fire Hall Theatre 412 2nd Ave. N, Grand Forks, ND (701) 746-0847 3.48

Theatre

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Texas Roadhouse 3200 32nd Avenue South, Grand Forks, ND (701) 746-7427 2.07

Dining

Rhombus Guys 312 Kittson Ave, Grand Forks, ND (701) 787-7317 3.32

Gourmet pizza with plenty of veggie options in a funky storefront with a roof deck & lots of taps.

The Toasted Frog 124 N 3rd St, Grand Forks, ND (701) 772-3764 3.53

American fare with global influences & martinis amid brick walls, high ceilings & abstract art.

The Red Pepper 1011 University Ave, Grand Forks, ND (701) 775-9671 2.96

The Red Pepper has been a Grand Forks Landmark and UND mainstay for over 50 years.

JL Beers 2531 S Columbia Rd, Grand Forks, ND (701) 738-1000 2.15

Relaxed hangout featuring burgers with creative topping combos & an assortment of craft beers.

Paradiso Mexican Restaurant 905 S. Washington St, Grand Forks, ND (701) 772-3000 2.47

Local chain serving Mexican faves, including flame-grilled fare, in a casual, traditional space.

Pizza Ranch 3750 32nd Ave S, Grand Forks, ND (701) 775-2222 1.67

Buffet chain offering pizza, fried chicken & classic American sides in an Old West-themed setting.

Buffalo Wild Wings 2717 Columbia Rd S, Grand Forks, ND (701) 775-9464 2.31

Lively sports-bar chain dishing up wings & other American pub grub amid lots of large-screen TVs.

Ruby Tuesday 32 St, Grand Forks, ND (701) 772-1105 2.6

Casual chain with American fare, featuring burgers, a salad bar, cocktails & a convivial vibe.

Darcy's Cafe 1400 11th Ave N, Grand Forks, ND (701) 775-4050 3.15

Classic American comfort food from pancakes to pot roast served in an unpretentious diner.

My Place Hotels-Grand Forks, ND
1315 S. 42nd Street Grand Forks, ND
Phone: 701-757-1717