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Fort Union Trading Post
Between 1828 and 1867, Fort Union was the most important fur trade post on the Upper Missouri River. Here, the Assiniboine and six other Northern Plains Tribes exchanged buffalo robes and smaller furs for goods from around the world, including cloth, guns, blankets, and beads. Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site and its visitor center in the Bourgeois House are open daily throughout the year except for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Days. The Trade House, including the trade room and the clerk's office, is open seasonally.
Forum Tower Loop Trail (Mountain Biking)
The Forum Tower Loop is currently the newest trail from the Fargo Moorhead Trailbuilders. The trail is a 1 mile loop that is a moderate rating. This trail goes along the red river and around the Forum Tower! Mostly wooded area with a good mix of short climbs that follow with sending you right back down into the woods! This trail is great for mountain biking, hiking, running and snowshoeing!
You can also make it a longer ride, connecting the Iwen north, south and forum loop to make a 7 mile total ride! Make sure if you are on a bike that you are going counter clockwise on the trails!
Garden of the Gods
Explore Colorado Springs' paradise in one magical stop. Garden of the Gods Park is a registered National Natural Landmark. Imagine dramatic views, 300' towering sandstone rock formations against a backdrop of snow-capped Pikes Peak and brilliant blue skies. This world-class Visitor & Nature Center and museum is the most visited attraction in the region with all new interactive exhibits. Learn how the amazing red rocks got there with the NEW Geo-Trekker theater experience, shown every 20 minutes. Delight in one of Colorado's most photographed views while eating in our glass-enclosed café or from our terrace overlooking Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods.
Grandma's Saloon and Grill
This historic restaurant is located right next to the famous lift bridge near Canal Park in Duluth, Minnesota. Come for the food or the drinks and you're guaranteed a great experience and even better food.
"It's a fun and casual atmosphere with authentic area vintage advertisements and collectibles. Grandma's Saloon & Grills give you an eyeful as well as a mouthful."
Starting in Grand Marais, the Gunflint Trial winds 57 miles towards the Canadian Border on a beautiful drive ending at Saganaga Lake. This scenic drive has many opportunities to explore, fish, and camp along the way or you can stay at the Gunflint Lodge in Grand Marais! Don't miss out on the great year-around recreational opportunities here!
Originally opened in 1985, the Hjemkomst Center is apart of the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County's mission is to collect, preserve, interpret, and share the history and culture of Clay County, Minnesota. Which essentially, shares local stores to, for and about our community. The museum includes two major local artifacts, the hjemkomst Viking Ship and Moorhead's Hopperstad Stave Church, major and local exhibitions, and regular programming that includes lectures, receptions, and festivals.
Iwen park, located in Fargo, is a great place to get outdoors and do many activities! They have two disc golf courses, mountain bike trails, cross country ski trails and a boat launch into the red river! Iwen parks boasts its scenic views and wildlife in a natural setting alongside the Red River.