If you love art and being outdoors, take an afternoon to check out public art in downtown Grand Forks. This is the perfect time for a road trip. The weather is crisp and sunny, you might still see some fall foliage on the way and everything on this itinerary is outdoors, so you can stay safe and practice social distancing. There are stops on this route where you can go inside to pick up food, drinks, new art for your house or just warm up for a bit. But please practice COVID-
Indie bookstores in North Dakota are open for business — even in a pandemic. They’re getting creative, offering curbside pickup, front door delivery service, and personal shopping for gifts and care packages so we can all shop responsibility and practice social distancing. (And yes, it’s totally acceptable to give a care package to yourself. You’ve earned it. We’ve all earned it.) You can also order titles you want and they’ll ship them to you. If there’s not an indie booksto
Want to enjoy espresso in a church where Tedddy Roosevelt once worshipped, sip tea in a hidden courtyard or fund a nonprofit with your morning coffee purchase? Then put these North Dakota coffee shops at the top of your list. There are lots of places to get a great cup of coffee (or tea or hot cocoa, if that’s your thing) in the state. These spots offer a little something extra — an inspiring atmosphere, unique menu offerings or a chance to give back — with your drink order.
If you can’t decide between an outdoor adventure and doing a little urban exploring, The Greenway is the perfect solution. You can be busy outdoors all day, yet still be steps away from boutique shopping, art galleries and restaurants in downtown Grand Forks, North Dakota and East Grand Forks, Minnesota. The Greenway is the gorgeous, green heart of these sister cities, 2,200 acres of outdoor space along the banks of the Red and Red Lake Rivers. Start your trip on the 20 miles