Thanks to the Coen Brothers' Oscar-winning 1996 film, the city of Fargo has become a household name. When you imagine a trip to this North Dakota city, you may wonder if you’ll come across a modern mystery. But there's more to Fargo than serving as the setting for a silly crime caper, wise wanderer. Named after a founder of Wells Fargo Bank, the largest city in North Dakota features museums, historical attractions, outdoor sports centers, and lots of family-friendly activities. Book Fargo hotels with Travelocity today, and your visit to one of Forbes' fastest-growing small cities in the United States is off to a most promising start.
After you check into one of the perfectly positioned cheap hotels in Fargo, you’re ready to hit the town and see its bounty. At Bonanzaville, you’ll tour a town-sized museum containing 43 historical buildings and nearly a half-million vintage artifacts. From May to October, Pioneer Village opens a portal to another time. Peruse the Brass Rail Saloon and Hotel, erected in 1899 and featuring furnished rooms of that era. and stop by the Pioneer Fire Company from 1890. Once you’ve fully explored Bonanzaville, let your imagination soar at the Fargo Air Museum. You’ll get up close and personal with permanently grounded planes, and imagine yourself at the helm of classic aircraft like the P-51D Mustang and the World War 2-era Chance-Vought F4U Corsair.
Gather up the young (or the young at heart) in your travel party and point your GPS at the Red River Zoo, a former ranch where you can mingle with red pandas and watch grey wolves saunter. At Scheels, the largest sporting goods store in the Upper Midwest, you’ll find more than fishing poles and skateboards: You can also ride Ruby the Ferris Wheel before giving the golf simulator a go. Of course, no trip to Fargo would be complete without visiting the Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau to see the gory wood chipper the Coen Brothers made famous.
Fargo's official motto is ""North of Normal,"" and its eclectic culture comes into focus as you survey the dining scene. A wise wanderer such as yourself can find a dizzying array of delicacies here. Downtown Fargo is serving up everything from Continental-inspired fine dining and cocktails to all-American pub grub and excellent Indian fare. At the most upscale hotel restaurants in Fargo, you might even find carefully plated cuisine that you would expect from a much larger metropolis. Looking to wet your whistle? You'll find Irish pubs, sports bars, a VFW, a wine bar, and more all within walking distance of downtown hotels and restaurants.
Ready to make your way to the Midwest? First things first: figure out where to stay in Fargo. From large name-brand hotels to charming small accommodations where privacy and personalized service reign, Travelocity is the place to book your next room. We guarantee a fantastic price on your hotel, and you’ll save even more by bundling with a flight—we just can’t promise you’ll run into Officer Marge.
Last Updated On March 10th 2017