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Minneapolis to West Fargo drive in 1 day

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 Avon (Minnesota)
 Long Prairie
 Alexandria (Minnesota)
 Fergus Falls
 Buffalo River State Park
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV


Minneapolis to West Fargo road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Minneapolis to West Fargo. If you're planning a road trip to West Fargo, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Minneapolis and West Fargo. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Minneapolis and West Fargo. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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9:00 am  start in Minneapolis
drive for about 60 minutes

10:00 am  Annandale
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:00 am
drive for about 43 minutes

11:43 am  Avon (Minnesota)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:43 pm
drive for about 48 minutes

1:31 pm  Long Prairie
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:31 pm
drive for about 38 minutes

3:09 pm  Alexandria (Minnesota)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:09 pm
drive for about 51 minutes

5:01 pm  Fergus Falls
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:01 pm
drive for about 1 hour

7:01 pm  stay at Buffalo River State Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 8:01 pm
drive for about 31 minutes

8:33 pm  arrive in West Fargo

driving ≈ 5.5 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Minneapolis, Minnesota.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?


Avon (Minnesota)

Long Prairie

Alexandria (Minnesota)

Fergus Falls

Buffalo River State Park

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is West Fargo, North Dakota.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in West Fargo?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about West Fargo. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Valerie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in West Fargo?  (3 answers)

profile  James from asked:
rv campgrounds  (2 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to West Fargo.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a West Fargo to Minneapolis drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Minneapolis? Try searching for places within 3.5 hours of Minneapolis.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Minneapolis to West Fargo. Or get a full Minneapolis to West Fargo flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Minneapolis well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Minneapolis!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 240 miles
driving time of 3 hours, 37 minutes
50 Minneapolis travel answers
5 West Fargo travel answers


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