Visit Bemidji Office

Tourist Information Center

300 Bemidji Ave N, Bemidji MN 56601

P.O. Box 66, Bemidji, MN 56619

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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.

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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.

Travel Distances

Brainerd, MN
97 Miles

Duluth, MN
155 Miles

Fargo, ND
145 Miles

Grand Forks, ND
113 Miles

Park Rapids, MN
52 Miles

St. Cloud, MN
156 Miles

Grand Rapids, MN
70 Miles

Itasca State Park, MN
34 Miles

Little Falls, MN
124 Miles

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
226 Miles

Walker, MN
34 Miles

Winnipeg, Canada
113 Miles

Visit Bemidji Staff

We're here to help make your visit to Bemidji the very best!

Josh Visit Bemidji
Executive Director

Josh Peterson

Brady Visit Bemidji
Assistant Director/Social Media Manager

Brady Laudon

Sydni Website
Sales Coordinator/Office Administrator

Sydni Miles

Visitor Experience Representative

Dean Beattie

Board Members

Brenda Bailey | President

Michelle Fischer | Vice President

Bobby Anderson | Secretary

Abby Randall

Jason Brodina

Dave Hengel

Rich Seigert

Pete Harrison

Ron Johnson

Tyler Winka

Rich Spiczka

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