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Things to Do in Bemidji

Bemidji Tourism "The First City on the Mississippi"

The Bemidji area is full of family vacation destinations and events to build your next trip around. If you are on vacation or looking for things to do in Bemidji Minnesota, then look no further. There are countless family activities in Bemidji that will leave you with unlimited memories. Whether you are looking for an active family adventure, birthday party ideas, nature getaway or business conference, Bemidji has something for everyone and it is more than just tourism.


Fun Things to do in Bemidji

For extreme thrill-seekers, the area's most sought after attraction is far and away the Character Challenge Course (C4). Located just 45 minutes south of Bemidji, C4 provides guests with thrills of a lifetime including a 35' high obstacle course, massive zip line, and free falling jumps sure to make your northern Minnesota vacation one to remember. If you have researched fun things to do in Bemidji, but can't make a final decision, look no further. C4 has you covered. If you are not convinced, check out the video above!


Probably the best place to get started is to visit the Visit Bemidji website. Bemidji is well known for great public beaches, fun family activities with several things to do. Perhaps mini-golfing is something you would enjoy. Make sure to check out the many parades, fair, and events that take place not only during the summer, but year round.


The area has three post-secondary schools including Bemidji State University, Northwest Technical College and Oak Hills Christian College. Â If coming in the summer time is an option, a must see is the Moon Dance Jam Festival, one of the country's largest classic rock music festivals. The Jam is located only 45 minutes away. Family activities including fishing, swimming, and beautiful resorts are easy to find.


In addition to the Character Challenge providing tourism, extreme adventure, and team building, there are a number of other area attractions that provide visitors reasons to come back again and again. If you are looking for things to do in Bemidji, maybe a concert, rodeo, sporting event or trade show is what you are looking for.


The Sanford Center is a beautiful venue and fits the bill as the "thing to do in Bemidji". National bands such Band Perry, Kenny Rogers, and Jake Owen have been featured, in addition to Chicago and the Harlem Globetrotters. Don't miss out. Click here for ticket information!

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