Teen-Approved Minot Family Vacation

From Bussin’ Eats And Drinks To Fam Fun Attractions: A Day Your Teen Will Say “Slaps”

The Station

For the perfect breakfast spot to begin your family vacation is The Station: Urban Gourmet. Your teens can create their own berried treasure iced tea by choosing from strawberry, raspberry, huckleberry, and other flavors! Grab a breakfast sandwich and fuel up before exploring all the things to do in Minot. Then capture an Instagram-worthy photo with their coffee cup mural!  

The Putt District - Minot ND

Discover more street art in downtown Minot, with many bright and colorful murals to inspire! Pose in front of the angle wings along Central Avenue, there are over 25 murals by local artists and more to come! Head inside for more art and fun at The Putt District, an 18-hole glow-in-the-dark miniature golf course fun for all ages.  

taube museum of art

Vinyl records are back in style. Take your teen over to Budget Music, a locally owned music and video store with hundreds of records to sift through. Find classics and new releases. For the artsy teen, stop by the Taube Museum of Art. This free-will donation art gallery is open during the week and 11am-4pm on Saturdays. View the local art, and pop into the gift shop.

Magic City Sweets

Just a few blocks away is Magic City Hoagies a restaurant in Downtown Minot known for stuffing their sandwiches to the brim! Everyone can customize their sub style sandwich with in-house cut deli meats, cheese, and crunchy veggies on freshly baked crusty, but chewy roll. Attached is Magic City Sweets, an ice cream shop where you can add unique toppings like mini-Kit Kats, sour worms, even cereal to your cone or bowl of ice cream. 

Explore the wonderment of the Scandinavian Heritage Park, where you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into a fantasyland. With the beautiful wooden Gol Stave Church, charming cascading waterfall with a stream that flows into ponds with walkable bridges. This free to stroll park celebrates the Nordic heritage of many who settled in North Dakota. This Minot attraction is open all year round, with the historic buildings available for tours from May 17th through September.  

Everyone loves pizza, but not everyone has tried brick oven pizza. Take your crew to The Starving Rooster, a casual eatery set in an industrial building. Bit into a slice of their wood-fired pizza with a doughy top and crisp bottom, they also bake flatbreads and pastas in this oven. Try some of their unique topping options from the Hercules an amped up Canadian bacon, to the Cuban, complete with pork and pickles.  

Escape Point

Have them test their wits while having fun at Escape Point. Here they can solve a live-action-adventure game with various clues and puzzles (while locked in a room). The clock is ticking as your teen tries to escape from rooms like an Inventor’s Workshop, an Artist’s Studio, or a Bank in the midst of a heist. Make a reservation to ensure your timeslot and themed room at Minot’s only escape room.