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Find the best car rental deals in Grand Forks, North Dakota
If you love the thrill of the open road, then North Dakota is for you. And Grand Forks makes the perfect starting point. Rent a car in this bustling college town, and set off to discover sweeping national parks, a strong indigenous heritage, and friendly towns.
Grand Forks itself is a delightful base. Summer and winter bring a variety of outdoor activities from hiking to cross-country skiing, and there is a booming live music scene and charming historic downtown. Choose Orbitz to rent a car, and you’ll be exploring the North Dakota Museum of Art and Ralph Engelstad Arena in no time.
Get ready to discover some of North Dakota’s top destinations. Here are three great spots to discover by car.
Just over the Minnesota border, some 61,000 acres, half of which are wetland, are home to one of the most staggering diversities of birds in the United States. Embark on a trip to observe birds in this wild, natural habitat, all the while keeping an eye out for moose, wolves and river otters.
Journey time: Around 1 hour 30 minutes
Distance: 75 miles
Drive through North Dakota’s rolling plains to the town of Fargo. Take your pick of attractions including the Fargo Air Museum and Red River Zoo, which specializes in breeding rare cold-climate species. You’ll find everything from red pandas to wolves and river otters. Alternatively, cheer on the local baseball team, the Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks.
Journey time: Around 1 hour 10 minutes
Distance: 82 miles
Embark on a road trip to remember across the state’s wild landscape. Visit the Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park and Fort Mandan, and hear the story of the Mandan Indians who lived in the area in the 16th century. Explore reconstructed military buildings before setting up camp on the shores of the Missouri River.
Journey time: Around four hours
Distance: 275 miles