Howard Johnson Grand Forks ND
Travel Blogs from Grand Forks
... I felt like I was in the Appocolypse.
We also stopped for lunch in a very small little town that boasts it is the 'Geographical Center of North America." It's in a little town called Rugby. Almost exactly in the middle of the northern part of North Dakota (did that make sense?), this town had more buildings for sale or closed and boarded ...
... s parade and then finished the walk.
Grand Forks has a population of 53,000. They process potatoes, sugar beets and wheat. The University of North Dakota is located here.
We drove to Fargo for lunch and then to Bloomington, Minnesota and stayed at the Country Inn & Suites. We had dinner at ...
... br> Lakes abound in this country. Some are large, some small, but this one had some spoiling on its banks with a shabby old barn falling down and lots of wrecked cars lying about. The property was occupied by a tow truck driver...
I stopped for a look because I needed a bit of a break from driving. After that I pressed on and slept soundly as I looked forward to a lighter day on Tuesday.
Our last day: we're at the airport after getting up at 4:15 a.m. The day before us will consist of our flight home, defrosting our car at the Grand Forks International Airport (no plug ins at the airport and the weather network said it ranged between -35 to -51 degrees while we were gone ....wish us luck!), and driving home surrounded for the first time in 3 weeks by snow.
A full day of travel home makes me think about a concept ...
We stopped at the huge US Air Force Base on the outskirts of Grand Forks ND. On weekends, visitors are not allowed entry, but we toured the display of aircraft in the garden at the main gate. A rare treat to get up close to some of these famous aircraft.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet