Things to Do in Minot, ND

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Whether you’re taking a day trip from Williston or stopping by from out of state, there’s no shortage of great things to do in Minot, ND. This charming town is full of opportunities to explore nature, see the arts, and check out something new. Check out our top Minot activities below and start planning your next visit!

Roosevelt Park Zoo

Animal lovers will enjoy every second spent at the Roosevelt Park Zoo. This wonderful facility focuses not just on animal welfare, but community education in the greater New Town area as well. So not only do you get to see amazing animals like bears and zebras, but you can learn something from the many interactive exhibits. If you have little ones, be sure to head to the petting zoo to feed the animals up close!

Dakota Territory Air Museum

The Dakota Territory Air Museum has been one of the most popular historic spots since its opening in 1986. This sprawling museum puts authentic military and vintage aircraft in full display. From a replica Wright Flyer to a Learjet to a 1929 Arrow Sport, you’ll be blown away by the incredible displays at this local favorite.

Railroad Museum of Minot

While this quaint museum is only open on Saturdays, we think it’s worth the wait. The Railroad Museum of Minot showcases the history of the Minot railroads through historic photographs, documents, memorabilia, and more. Take a look at the full-size replica steam and diesel trains to get a deeper understanding of the city’s roots or check out the charming scale model trains for a bird’s eye view of the town.

Minot Park District

North Dakota is well-known for its gorgeous scenery and the Minot Park District showcases the natural beauty of the area like no other. There are tons of great options to explore. Head to Roosevelt park to fish or explore the gardens or head to Polaris Park for disc golf and a picnic. Plus, Shirley Bicentennial Park features the popular Scandinavian Heritage Center with popular replicas like a Danish Windmill and 30-foot tall Dala Horse.

Plan Your Next Trip to Minot

We hope that our favorite things to do in Minot will inspire you to visit this lovely town. While you’re in the Belcourt area, feel free to reach out to Ryan Chevrolet of Minot for all of your automotive needs, as well as recommendations for the best pizza near Bismarck. Learn a little about us, about the Chevy Silverado configurations, compare our models like the Chevy Silverado vs. Ford F-150, and stop by with your questions!

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