Fargo Tourism, North Dakota

Visit Fargo - Best of Fargo

Fargo is the most populous city in the State of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Fargo is also the county seat of Cass County. According to the 2015 United States Census estimates, its population was 118,523. Fargo, along with its twin city of Moorhead, Minnesota, as well as adjacent West Fargo, North Dakota and Dilworth, Minnesota, form the core of the Fargo-Moorhead, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area, which in 2015 contained a population of 233,836. In 2014, Forbes magazine ranked Fargo as the fourth fastest-growing small city in the United States. Founded in 1871 and located on the Red River of the North floodplain, Fargo is a cultural, retail, health care, educational, and industrial center for Eastern North Dakota and Northwestern Minnesota. In addition, Fargo is home to North Dakota State University.


Fargo tourism is on the upward swing now owing to more factors than one. There is a lot to see and do, the one could imagine in this fur-trading town. To begin with, head to the Red River Zoo to see some exquisite wildlife. This one is also ranked as one of the best things to do in Fargo with kids. Whether you have none or any interest in baseball, catching a game at the Newman Outdoor Field with the family can be a great idea. The Fargo Air Museum is another place that the kids are ought to love, with some major enlightenment on the Vietnam war. The ladies can get some shopping respite at the West Acres Shopping Center, which is also a great mall to just hand-around, grab a bite and more.


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Facts and Stats for Fargo*

  • Pollution Statistics in Fargo

    Know the pollution level of Fargo before you plan your visit.

    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
  • Fargo: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Fargo for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Fargo.

    • Burglary and Theft 34.09 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 36.36 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 45.45 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 34.09 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 52.27 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 43.18 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 65.91 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 72.73 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 43.18 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 27.27 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 56.82 (Moderate)
  • Living in Fargo - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 52.7 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 5.17 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 27 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 43.06 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Fargo

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Fargo

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.43 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 48.33 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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