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The Heritage Hjemkomst Interpretive Center provides interpretation of the Hjemkomst Viking Ship, Hopperstad Stave Church Replica, Red River Valley Exhibition and hosts traveling exhibits in 7,000 sq. feet of temporary exhibition space. The interpreti...
Fargo
Come and visit the Fargo Air Museum and see these beautiful Aircraft on display. We have the aircraft. Help us build a home to share them with you.
Fargo
The Children's Museum was created as a special place for children and families. The more than 50 hands-on exhibits are designed to engage, educate, stimulate creativity, and encourage interaction between the child and the exhibit as well as the chi...
South Fargo
When approached with the idea of creating a museum in his honor, New York Yankee outfielder Roger Maris, who hailed from Fargo, initially declined out of humility. Eventually, though, he would say, "Put it where people will see it, and where they won...
Red River Zoo
(4 Miles)
Fargo
When you visit the Zoo you will see many animals that are rarely seen at other zoos such as Tanuki, East Caucasian Tur, White-lipped Deer and Pallas Cats. Of course, we also include many other more familiar animals like Meerkats, Tamarins and Bison a...
Thunder Road
(4 Miles)
Fargo
- has go-karts, miniature golf, bumper boats, and arcades. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in North Dakota
West Fargo
An historic village of over 40 buildings depicting life in the Red River Valley in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Travel back to the time when our bonanza farm homes dotted the Prairie.
Leonard
Sheyenne Oaks Horse Camp & RV Park is situated just 40 miles southwest of Fargo, ND on 120 acres of privately owned land.
Chahinkapa Zoo
(42 Miles)
Wahpeton
Chahinkapa Zoo is committed to providing clean and green natural habitats for its animal residents and aesthetic and educational leisure for its zoo visitors. Over 200 animals and birds of 60 different species including fossa, otters, bison, monkeys,...
Ft Ransom
North Dakotas homesteading heritage is preserved at Fort Ransom State Park. The park, nestled in the picturesque and heavily-wooded Sheyenne River Valley, officially opened in July 1979. This park is managed as a natural and scenic area, and is lo...
East Grand Forks
Many people have volunteered to help build this wonderful playground. Some of the people have their names on some of the wood that you can find around different parts of the playground.
Grand Forks
This 40,000 square foot indoor waterpark includes a variety of slides, activity pools, a lazy river, an adult hot tub and the kiddies' play area pool.
Grand Forks
The North Dakota Museum of Art strives to bring the best in regional, national and international art to the people of the Great Plains. In a little-known geographic region of the world, we have dedicated ourselves to enriching cultural life through v...
Arvilla
Situated on the meandering Turtle River, Turtle River State Park is located in a beautiful wooded valley. Constructed in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, the park offers year-round recreational activities, including camping, picnicking, ...
Park Rapids
The Character Challenge Course is an adventure park with a family-friendly environment where people can overcome fears and make a memory sure to last a lifetime. We feature a 370' zipline and countless high obstacles.
Lake City
Walk the grounds where the officers' quarters, stone barracks, powder magazine, guard house, and other buildings remain at frontier Fort Sisseton. This 1864 fort, atop the Coteau des Prairies (or hills of the prairies), is a rare reminder of the west...
Kensington
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 4, offering 4 green runs plus lift serviced tubing hill.
Jamestown
The National Buffalo Museum is a 6000 square foot facility housed in a rustic log building at the Frontier Village in Jamestown, North Dakota. The Museum collection portrays the cultural and natural history of bison and the Great Plains, from prehist...
Jamestown
The National Buffalo Museum is not just a museum, but also has live buffalo for kids to enjoy, including the only one in the world with white ones! the only one in the world to have three white buffalo!
Jamestown
The Stutsman County Memorial Museum is housed in the Lutz Mansion,built in 1907 by a lumber man. Because of this, all of the rooms have woodwork of different styles and materials. The museum has a number of rooms based on different themes such as "T...
Jamestown
Come join us at the Frontier Village for some good old-fashioned fun. The village comes complete with a school, church and even a general store. While here be sure to take a look at the World's Largest Buffalo, our wild buffalo herd (including 3 al...
Jamestown
An active military fort from 1872-1877, Ft. Seward was the military outpost that Jamestown sprang out of. The site now houses an interpretive center displaying artifacts excavated from the grounds during archaeological digs.
Jamestown
Annual family and child oriented covered wagon train adventure, featuring history talks, camping, nature lore, saddle horses permitted.
Alexandria
Tons of water fun await you in our huge 38,000 square foot Minnesota indoor waterpark featuring three exhilarating 4-story slides that twist and turn and take you on a journey inside and outside the waterpark, "Lazy River" floating inner tube ride, t...
Alexandria
Welcome to the Runestone Museum, located in downtown Alexandria, Minnesota. We invite you to stop by and tour historic Fort Alexandria, take your picture with the country\'s biggest viking, and see the world famous Kensington Runestone. For awhile...
Bemidji
Over 50 hands-on exhibits and a collection of over 40 live animal species are available for touching and holding make this a perfect destination for kids of all ages and adults. Dedicated to science education and the appreciation of living things.
Trails RV Park
(103 Miles)
Walker
Trails is a full service RV park located in north central Minnesota.Large shaded and sunny grass sites. Each site borders undisturbed woods, giving ultimate privacy
Bemidji
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons for all ages, 33% green runs, snow tubing hill and terrain training park.
South Hero
The parents and kids alike will enjoy their days out in Vermont’s beautiful nature, with the Apple Island RV Park adding to your experience.
Mount Ski Gull
(118 Miles)
Nisswa
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 5 years, offering 2 green runs and another 3 blue, plus tow rope serviced tubing hill and 2 terrain training parks.
Thunder Road
(126 Miles)
Aberdeen
Thunder Road Family Fun Parks, located in Aberdeen, Sioux Falls, and Watertown, South Dakota and Fargo, North Dakota have go-karts, miniature golf, bumper boats, and arcades. Thunder Road offers special rates on team parties, birthday parties, corpo...
Aberdeen
When you step into the Dacotah Prairie Museum, you step back in time over 100 years ago to witness the people, progress and natural history that combined to propel the prairie region into existence. Come see and hear the story that the prairie has...
Crosslake
Discover the lakes area's newest 18 hole mini-golf. Located in a scenic wooded setting, with waterfalls, meandering stream, and pond. Play the World Famous "Northern Pike Hole." Hit your final shot into the outhouse and win a free game.
Wylie Park
(128 Miles)
Aberdeen
For those nature loving active families, Wylie Park is a magical 210 acres of attractions revolving around storybooks and fairytales.
Minnesota
The Paul Bunyan Trail, over 100 miles in length, covers a large area. The trail now includes 80 paved miles. With 7 segment maps and over 14 individual city maps and descriptions.
Devils Lake
Devils LakeNorth Dakotas largest natural lakeis home to a 1,142-acre park system including Grahams Island State Park and a boat access area on the east side of the lake, named Black Tiger Bay State Recreation Area. The lake is a closed drainage ba...
The Pines Resort
(130 Miles)
Deer River
Give your family a new vacation experience this year at one of the top fishing and family vacation resorts in Minnesota.
Little Falls
The MINNESOTA FISHING MUSEUM is a non-profit (501c3) organization dedicated to preserving the heritage and history of freshwater fishing in Minnesota.
Devils Lake
This boat access area has two single-lane boat ramps, vault toilet and a large parking area for boat trailers. No overnight camping is permitted.
Wishek
Located on Green Lake, Doyle Memorial is leased by the city of Wishek. The area is popular for camping, fishing and boating. This small prairie park, established in 1925, occupies a peninsula jutting into Green Lake in the rolling farmland of sout...
Bramble Park Zoo
(137 Miles)
Watertown
Experience over 500 mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish and invertebrates representing 130 varieties from around the world and those native to South Dakota. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids i...
Watertown
Go Karting including passenger option, 18 hole mini golf with landscaped features, water wars game and family arcade.
Wishek
Located on the west shore of Beaver Lake, the park\'s gently rolling prairie provides scenic views for leisurely walks. In the summer, the lake attracts visitors for boating, canoeing, water skiing and fishing. The park has a colorful and historic...
Cavalier
Located on the north shore of Lake Renwick, Icelandic State Park offers visitors not only a wide array of recreational opportunities, but also glimpses of North Dakotas homesteading heritage and its natural beauty. Boating, swimming and fishing fo...
Montevideo
A mission and fur post overlooked the Minnesota River 150 years ago and today the mission still stands. Joseph Renville, an explorer and fur trader whose mother was Dakota and father was French, established a fur post on the river in 1826 near a wide...
Walhalla
Easy to get here... hard to leave. Geologist classify our area as being originally a part of the ocean changed by massive interval upheavals and covered with ice a mile thick. It then was flooded by a lake which covered the present city of Winnipeg...
A Maze N Farm
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(152 Miles)
Eden Valley
At the A maze'n Farmyard our goal is that every child has a positive experience with the animals. Our facility is set up so that every child has the opportunity to not only pet, feed, and see the animals but also the ability to go in among the baby a...
Onamia
We are an Indian Museum which educates the public about the history and current times of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe through exhibits, a life sized diorama and a gift shop.
Grand Rapids
After the exhibits, visit the recreated turn-of-the-century logging camp where you'll find the camp blacksmith, saw filer, clerk, cook and lumberjacks. Then, board the moored river "wanigan," a floating cook shack used when the logs and men headed do...
St Cloud
Two floors of exhibits, a family research center, children's playroom, and museum store provide visitors with an entertaining learning experience.

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Fargo with kids

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Bonanzaville Pioneer Village and Museum

(7 Miles) Historical Attractions in West Fargo

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Red River Zoo

(4 Miles) Zoos in Fargo

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Thunder Road

(4 Miles) Indoor Play in Fargo

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Childrens Museum at Yunker Farm

(2 Miles) Museums in Fargo

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Chahinkapa Zoo

(42 Miles) Zoos in Wahpeton

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Fargo Air Museum

(2 Miles) Museums in Fargo

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The Roger Marris Museum

(3 Miles) Museums in South Fargo

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Sheyenne Oaks RV PArk

(31 Miles) RV/Campsite in Leonard

Fun places to visit in Fargo with kids

There are so many fun places to go with kids in North Dakota - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best things to do with children in ND