Moorhead is a city in Minnesota of about 35,000 which is closely associated with its partner city, Fargo, North Dakota. Moorhead is a vibrant college town with two exceptional universities - Concordia College (private) and Minnesota State University (public) - in addition to a regional vocational school, Minnesota State Community and Technical College. Moorhead is sometimes referred to as the "twin city" of the larger Fargo, which is its neighbor across the Red River in North Dakota. Together Moorhead and Fargo are the hub of the Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Area, with suburbs Dilworth, West Fargo, Horace, and Harwood. Within this metropolitan area one finds college and professional sports, hundreds of restaurants, extensive and varied shopping opportunities, a surprising concentration of youth-oriented nightlife, several auto racing venues, and a great range of lodging choices.
Minnesota State University Moorhead, 1104 Seventh Ave S, ☎ +1 800 593-7246, . A public University with a variety of well-developed academic programs and a proud tradition in NCAA Division II athleticsedit
Concordia College, 901 Eighth Street S,, ☎ +1 218 299-4000, . A prestigious school with high standards and a tradition of success and prosperityedit
Heritage Hjemkomst Interpretive Center, ☎ +1 218 299-5511 (fax: (218) 299-5510), . A conference center combined with a museum, this facility includes conference rooms, a replica Viking ship that actually sailed across the Atlantic, a Scandinavian Stave Church, and cultural and historical exhibits. free. edit
Comstock House, 560 Eighth Street S, ☎ +1 218 291-4211 (firstname.lastname@example.org), . Guided tours, antique furniture and tapestries enlighten visitors to Moorhead's first mansion, the home of Solomon Comstock.edit
Drag Racing at Interstate Dragways, ☎ +1 218 236-9461, . Heads up, brackets, and open track time is scheduled throughout the summer. The track has RV parking and a playground for children.edit
In addition, there's a variety of fun activities and interesting landmarks across the river in Fargo. These include many restaurants, shopping, professional minor-league baseball, museums, and more.
Moorhead Center Mall, 510 Center Ave., (218) 233-6117. In downtown Moorhead features 25 stores and establishments, anchored by the 106,500 square foot Herberger's Department Store. Unusually, this mall also includes commercial office space and Moorhead's City Hall.
Dairy Queen, 24 8th Street S, (218) 233-3221. a genuine treasure, this shop has been operating for 50 years and is walking distance from two college campuses and downtown. DQ draws enormous crowds day and night. Great people watching, plus the standard Dairy Queen treats.