A Visit To The Red River Valley Fair – Fargo, North Dakota

Recently on a trip to Minneapolis, my six-year-old son and I were able to visit the Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul. While we were there primarily for the dinosaur exhibit, we found much more to experience and enjoy at the Science Museum of Minnesota.

The collage of art is a place that people can visit and explore. This building is full of art pieces to be viewed. Visitors can take a tour through the collage and have tea and coffee at a local tea shop.

The Natural History Museum was built between 1873 and 1881 to look like a palace. It is home to a collection of fossil and living plants, animals, and minerals. Very popular is the animatronic dinosaur suppliers with a life size robotic dinosaur. The full scale whale exhibit is also a favourite among visitors. This hotel is also close to Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. Hyde Park is one of the largest parks in London with 142 hectares (350 acres). Kensington Gardens is separated by a lake from Hyde Park called The Serpentine. This is a great place for swimming in the summer and row boat rentals.

The fair is open for a whole week in July, with entertainment from concerts to monster trucks. There is a carnival, farm exhibits, and lots and lots of greasy food. There are different forms of entertainment every day and, if you so choose, you can buy a mega pass for $60, which includes all of the rides, or a fun pack for $40 if you don’t like the rides. VIP parking is $3, but the rest of the parking is about a minute longer walk (and it’s free).

From Hyde Park museum you can go straight to the Government House where free guided tours are conducted on a daily basis. Children would have an idea about how the royalties live their noble lives hundreds of years ago through nineteenth-century furnishings and tour to the private quarters. Surrounding the Government House is the Royal Botanical Gardens, which you can visit again free of charge. There are free guided walks, or the entire family can just explore the amazing collection of flora in the well-manicured sprawling lawns. What is more there are actually good picnic areas around.

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The Berjaya Eden Park Hotel in Bayswater is close by Oxford Street. This is one of the major thoroughfares of Westminster. It is a huge shopping area with 548 shops. It is considered to be London’s main shopping district. All the major department stores have their flagship store on Oxford Street. It is also a common place to see preachers, political demonstrations, and Hare Kirshnas. At Christmas time Oxford Street is decorated in festive lights.