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About Visit Bemidji
Visit Bemidji, Visitor & Convention Bureau established in 1988, is primarily funded by the Minnesota State Lodging Tax Statute.
As the tourism marketing arm for the community, Visit Bemidji’s mission is to strengthen the region’s economy through the promotion of travel and tourism.
Visit Bemidji proudly promotes the natural beauty of the region, spirit of the community, and the unique attributes that Bemidji, the First City on the Mississippi & Home of Paul Bunyan & Babe the Blue Ox can offer the visitor.
Bemidji, the First City on the Mississippi, Minnesota USA
Bemidji is located in the Continental United States in the state of Minnesota. It is the first City located after the source of the Mississippi River, located on two major U.S. Highways – 71 North & South and 2 East & West. The Laurentian Continental Divide (Northern Divide) is located north of the City.
Mileage to Bemidji
Grand Forks: 113
Grand Rapids: 70
Itasca State Park: 34
Little Falls: 124
Minneapolis/St. Paul: 226
Park Rapids: 52
St. Cloud: 156
Winnipeg, Canada: 113