Good place to live
Please don't listen to the negative reviews for Minot. I've been a resident here for 10 years now, and have lived in the state since 1996. Growing up in Bottineau, ND, Minot was the closest "big city" for us and was often a travel destination for shopping, dining, movies, and so on.
As a resident of Minot, I've enjoyed this changing town over the years. We have seen explosive growth here since the oil boom, and there are many great places to dine and spend time than when I first arrived. Examples of these include 10 North Main restaurant, Little Blue Elephant Thai restaurant, Sweet and Flour Patisserie, ND Asia, Five Guys, Longhorn Steakhouse, JL Beers, Buffalo Wild Wings, etc. While most of these are chain places, there's no shortage of locations to eat in town! We also have some great parks like the Scandinavian Heritage Park, Oak Park, Roosevelt Park and Zoo, and most of these are pet friendly. We have a few bike trails around town, the YMCA and multiple gyms, nearby Read More