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Destination: Grafton Municipal Airport (KGAF)

March 16, 2022 12:50 | Anonymous

Exploring North Dakota Airports

Looking for a fun place to visit this winter? Check out historic Grafton, ND! 

The airport is less than five minutes east of downtown Grafton. The North Dakota airport passport stamp can be found inside the GA Terminal building.

Here are a few local attractions to explore:

Heritage Village and Jugville Museum

A collection of historic buildings and artifacts gathered to re-create life in the past. Special attractions include a furnished farmhouse, farm buildings, a country church, log cabin, depot with caboose, taxidermy shop and a working 1918-model carousel.

For hours, address, and more, contact 701-360-0088.

 or 701-352-3280.


Historic Elmwood House

Historic Elmwood is a 20-acre parcel of land located in an oxbow of the Park River in northeast Grafton. Seven acres are protected in the Natural Area Registry as an example of river bottom forest. About 10 acres are wooded or former fields no longer considered a natural area but containing wild flowers, plants and animal life. On three acres is a beautiful turn-of-the-century Victorian home that is on the National Register of Historic Places. The front doors and banister are oak, the fireplace is maple and remaining woodwork is pine painted to resemble either oak or maple, a technique common in the Victorian era.

For hours, address, and more, contact 701-352-1842 or 

(701) 352-0152.


If you work up an appetite while exploring Grafton, here are a few dining recommendations:

Cabin Road Coffeehouse 

The coffee is always served hot, but the menu changes every day. “As if you showed up at your friend’s cabin and your friend had something baking in the oven and asked you to stay for a cup of coffee.”

Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 7am to 2pm

Address: 24 E 5th St, Grafton, ND 58237

Website: https://cabinroadcoffeehouse.com

Granny’s Family Restaurant 

A sit-down diner with a wide variety of food. 

Hours: Mon-Sat, 6am to 8pm, Sun, 8am to 8pm

Address: 910 W 12th St, Grafton, ND 58237

For more information, call (701) 352-2674


Please visit these locations’ websites or call to confirm hours and availability. 

Do you have a favorite attraction to explore or a dining recommendation at your North Dakota airport to share with our readers? Submit your discoveries to editor@fly-nd.com.  



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