Official language: English
Time zone: UTC-5 (summer), UTC-6 (winter)
Currency: United States dollar (USD)
Fargo is one of the coldest cities in the USA. For forty days a year the temperature stays below minus fifteen degrees. When you want to go there in the winter, remember to take warm clothes!
The name Fargo has been used many times in culture. It became the title of the movie from 1996, the series which started in 2014 and also for the USS ship that was launched in the '40s.
One of the most interesting events which taking place regularly in Fargo during the winter is the city carnival. The history of the event dates back to the 1920s.
Fargo is the biggest city in North Dakota. With three other cities - West Fargo, Moorhead and Dilworth (the last two belong to the state of Minnesota), it represents the metropolitan area Fargo - Moorhead. In 2014, it was classified as the fourth small, fast-growing city in the USA. It is the cultural and educational center of its state and of the north-west part of Minnesota.
Around the city, there is a beautiful plain, the Valley of the Red River. Fargo is considered as one of the most pleasant places to live in the USA. It is located very close to the Canadian border, that's why the residents of Canada frequently choose Fargo as the destination of their short holidays. Thanks to delicious food and an interesting nightlife, this city doesn't allow its tourists to get bored. Supposedly, the margarita in local pubs is the best in the world!
Do you think that the best way to start the day is to have a cup of strong, aromatic espresso? Or do you prefer tasty milk cappuccino? Regardless of the preferences, you definitely have to visit the Atomic Coffee at 222 Broadway N in the morning. However, if you visit this place later, you will be able to enjoy the taste of great wine and delicious dishes.
If you love shopping, we have great news for you! In the heart of the city, you will find a large number of tiny boutiques, often niche brands, that you will probably not find in other parts of the world. After buying your dream creation for the evening, you can go for dinner. Where is the best place for dinner? The Doolittles Woodfire Grill at 25th Street 2112 S and Mezzaluna at Roberts Street N 309 are very popular and specialize in American food, especially in grilled dishes. You can taste delicious Italian food at Blackbird Woodfire on Broadway N 206, and if you are interested in German dishes - Wurst Bier Hall at 1st Avenue N 630 is the perfect place.