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Five Amazing Places in Fargo that will Blow Your Mind

by Travel Singh Southwest Airlines Reservations

Fargo is one of the most populated regions of Cass County in North Dakota, Fargo was founded in 1871 on the Red River, it is an important center for culture, arts, education, and industry in northwest Minnesota. Some of the major tourist attractions in the Plains Art Museum, the Red River Zoo, the Fargo Air Museum,  Roger Maris Museum, Downtown Fargo District, Rourke Art Museum, etc.

Here are some of the top tourist attractions in Fargo:

The Plains Art Museum: The Plains Art Museum is located in downtown Fargo, North Dakota. The museum dates back to 1965 and was incorporated with the Rourke Art Gallery to form the- Plains Art Museum in 1975. The museum was relocated in October 1997, today museum features 300 artworks at both national and international level, contemporary art, traditional SouthwestIndian Art, etc. Some of the artworks feature work from artists like Andy Warhol, Salvador Dali, Hellen Frankenthaler, and James Rosenquist.

The Red River Zoo: the Red River Zoo is an 8-acre zoo that opened in 1999. Accredited with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums-the zoo is owned by the George Anderson Family. The zoo is open all year round and features over 600 animals of 89 species. It's also home to a 1928 carousel donated to the zoo by the Diederich family. In 2013 the zoo introduced an underwater viewing area for the North SouthwestRiver Otter. Besides this, the zoo also holds special breeding grounds for some of the world’s rarest cold climate species like red pandas.

The Fargo Air Museum: The FARGO Air Museum is a popular aviation museum in North Dakota.  This museum is situated at Hector International Airport in the northern part of Fargo. The museum exhibits several historic aircraft of which some can be still in use. In 2016, the museum purchased a 1944 tractor that was used as an aircraft during World War II.

Bonanzaville: Bonanzaville is a history museum complex located in West Fargo, North Dakota. It is made up of 40buildings on 12 acres- most of the buildings are historic and have a special theme.  Bonanzaville features a prairie church, firefighting vehicles, drug store, aircraft museum, automobile museum, a fire station, Fargo first house, schoolhouse, a telephone museum, a law enforcement museum, and thousands of artifacts.

The heritage Hjemkomst Interpretive Centre: The Heritage Hjemkomst Center is a museum located in Moorhead, Minnesota. This museum opened in 1985- it is the home of the Hjemkomst Viking Ship. The word Hjemkomst means- homecoming and the Viking ship is a full-scale replica of the Gokstad Viking ship discovered in 1880.

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