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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Travel Agency
“Everyone goes to see Paul and Babe, it is a must have picture experience. It is downtown where shopping is endless, and right next to Lake Bemidji. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“This local theater production really bring a little something theatrical to this small town's wonderful summer. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
“I am a foodie, and a tree hugger. I believe I am what I eat, so I shop at the Co-op, and try to buy organic whenever possible. Plus the deli there has the best soup that is solid enough to be a meal in itself!”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
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“This is the hang out place! With live music and local beers on tap. This Irish Pub also has a few signature menu items that you can't go wrong with. I like the egg rolls, shepherd's pie, and their broiled walleye.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“There is a beach, there is a playground, there is the outdoor recreational program that rents out paddle board, kayak and canoes, there is something for everyone! It is also right next to Bemidji State University, if you want to also check out the campus!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Cafe
“We love going there for lunch. It is casual in atmosphere but refined in their food and coffee. Nothing extravagant, but a few simple breakfast and lunch menu items that are always good for the tummy. There is a kid playing area, and the space is very open, so I feel very comfortable going with my small child. I also think their in house baked bread is the best in town!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“I am so grateful everyday that a small town like Bemidji has a real exquisite restaurant like this one. Highly ranked in the entire state, they source their food organically and locally when possible. If you are a foodie like me, this place is always a treat! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“I am so grateful we have this little museum in town. I love taking my kids them to see all the science exhibits and animals. They can easily spend half a day there. It's not so big that it is overwhelming; it is just big enough for you moms to sit back and relax and watch your children play and learn. Grab their annual membership while you are there, because their travelling passport program opens the door(free admissions to hundreds of children's and science museums across the country! Since there are no other museums within 100 miles, every ASTOR members museums are included in this membership!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
University
“Coming to visit BSU? Here is a great place off the beaten path to getaway while checking out the campus or visiting your kids at college!”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
Park
  • 1 local recommends
Route
  • 1 local recommends
Street Address
  • 1 local recommends