The Coen Brothers have left an indelible impression of Fargo in the minds of film lovers. However, the atmosphere of Fargo is the complete opposite of that portrayed in the award-winning film. Although technically located in North Dakota, the city is a true example of Minnesota Nice. You will be impressed by the efforts locals take to make you feel at home in shops, restaurants, and Fargo hotels. After one brief visit, Fargo will quickly become your favorite home away from home.
The Hector International Airport is just a 3-mile drive from downtown Fargo. For a true look at the natural beauty found just outside of the city, grab your Fargo airport car rental, and head east toward the state of Minnesota and the lovely Buffalo River State Park. The park is home to the Paul P. Feder Observatory, an astronomical hot spot with a 16-inch cassegrain telescope. Buffalo River State Park borders the expansive Bluestem Prairie Scientific and Natural Area, which gives visitors a true sense of the region's vast prairie habitat. After exploring the prairie, drive your cheap Fargo car rental to one of the cozy bars in the small town of Glyndon. With all the money you've saved on flights to Fargo, you'll be happy to treat yourself to a beer or two, and a delightfully greasy yet delicious appetizer.
If you explore just one scenic route with your car rental in Fargo ND, make sure it's 2nd Street South, which meanders along the Red River and the North Dakota-Minnesota border. When you book your trip to this friendly city, you can take advantage of the Travelocity Price Guarantee. This valuable guarantee ensures that, if you find a better deal, it will be matched and the difference will be refunded.