Travel Tips

Below you'll find links to area resources, tax information, and other info to make your stay in Minot even more enjoyable. You can also see a complete list of Minot hotel availability, see what people are saying on our Visit Minot Facebook Page, or check out what's happening now in our Minot events section.

Travel Guide

You can download a copy of our Visitors Guide Digitally, or request a printed copy by filling out our Contact Form right here.

Time Zone

Minot, North Dakota is located in the Central Standard time zone.

Local Tax Information

Emergency Contact Information

RV Dump Stations

Visitor Information

There's never been more to enjoy in Minot. So here is some helpful information to make your stay in the Magic City fun, exciting, and hassle-free.

Minot Visitor Center

Minot's Visitor Center is housed in a beautiful Norwegian-style building conveniently located in the Scandinavian Heritage Park at 1020 South Broadway (Hwy 83) in Minot.

Minot Visitor Center

The main level of the Visitors Center includes local, state, and regional travel information such as maps, brochures, and guides as well as a unique gift shop offering many North Dakota made products, authentic Scandinavian specialty gifts, Norsk Høstfest items, apparel, keepsakes, souvenirs and more.

Housed in the same building as the Visitors Center are Visit Minot, Scandinavian Heritage AssociationNorsk Høstfest Office, and Sons of Norway Thor Lodge.

Whether you are just starting your adventure or are at the end of a long journey, Minot's Scandinavian Heritage Visitors Center is the ideal beginning and the perfect ending. We look forward to seeing you along the way!

Winter Hours
Monday - Friday 8am-5pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Summer Hours
Monday - Friday 8am-7pm
Saturday 10am-4pm
Sunday Noon-4pm

Visiting after hours? No worries.

Our Official 2020 Visitor Guide is available online. 

Hotel Availability

Get up-to-date city-wide hotel availability for a complete listing of Minot, ND, hotels, motels, and lodging options. Our Hotel Availability page is the one-stop-shop location for all hotel information in Minot.
(Information will be as updated as possible and is provided by hotel establishments. Visit Minot makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of this data but is not responsible for changes, updates, or incorrect information provided.)

Travel Tips & Visitors Guide

Some travel tips for your weekend in the Magic City and a link to a digital or printable 2020 Visit Minot Visitors Guide, all available on our Travel Tips Page.


Who doesn't love getting a great deal? Right! On our coupons page, you'll find hotel discounts and deals as well as other coupons for around the Magic City. Go check out the Visit Minot Coupons page to get your very own great deal.


Minot's transportation offerings have expanded in recent years. Here's a full updated list of them.


Minot area is a bird watching haven. For our friends who come from around the country to follow their passion for birding, here are just a few tips and bits of information that may just help you catch a glimpse of one of our amazing birding species. Check out our Birding Page.

Making Minot Your Home

We are happy to welcome many new folks to Minot. On this page, you'll find a few resources to help you settle in as you make Minot your new home.

Visit Minot Staff

Staff information for Visit Minot. Visit Minot Staff Page.


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