Visiting Fargo, ND
Fargo, ND is home to about 120,000 Midwesterners who would certainly provide our out-of-town patients seeking eye care with a warm reception. Our city is quaint and filled with Fargoans who run local businesses, boutique shops, and family-owned restaurants. If you would like some suggestions from our staff members at Vance Thompson Vision – Fargo on hotels, restaurants, and/or attractions in the area, please don't hesitate to ask.
You can have an easy commute to our facility by booking a room or suite at some of our favorite hotels in the area, such as Element, Four Points by Sheraton, Stay Bridge Suites, and DoubleTree by Hilton West. In a matter of a few miles, you can easily navigate your way through Fargo. These hotels feature wonderful amenities, cozy rooms that are beautifully decorated, and comfy beds for you to relax and recover in after your eye appointment.
There are plenty of local favorites and chain restaurants alike in Fargo for all appetites and even the pickiest eater. Smiling Moose Rocky Mountain Deli creates exceptional sandwiches, wraps, salads, and soups for lunch, and the location is less than a mile from our office. Tavern Grill serves fresh burgers, pizza & sandwiches, and much more. If you have a specific food that you enjoy, we would be happy to make suggestions on where to dine when you come into our office.
Our staff recommends spending a few hours viewing the permanent collection, traveling exhibitions, and robust gardens at the Plains Art Museum in downtown Fargo. You can also stroll through the Red River Zoo, capture memories with your family, and learn more about animals who love living in this cold, snowy Midwestern town. Sports enthusiasts can catch a RedHawks minor league baseball game at Newman Outdoor Field during the regular season. Dad and kids will love SCHEELS, the upper Midwest's largest sporting goods store. If you ride "Ruby," the beloved Ferris wheel, you can see all 85 specialty shops in SCHEELS, which include an old-time shooting gallery, arcade, rollerball, golf simulation, and more. You'll even love the Walk of Presidents where you can walk alongside detailed mannequins of many of the past presidents of the United States. Explore our city! We would love to give you suggestions on the best seasonal activities, festivals, historical landmarks, and more.