International Falls is a beautiful city in the state of Minnesota, United States, located more exactly in Koochiching County and being its county seat at the same time. The history of International Falls goes back to the 17th century, as explorers were well acquainted with the area even then. However, International Falls was not settled until 1895, when a teacher named it Koochiching. Later in 1901, the city became incorporated and changed its name to International Falls. International Falls has two nicknames, as well, which are 'Icebox of the Nation' and 'Frostbite Falls'. Currently, there are 6.424 people living in International Falls, according to the 2010 census. International Falls is a wonderful tourist destination for those who are seeking peace and tranquility in a charming setting.
Top Attractions within International Falls
The Koochiching County Historical Society is a great cultural institution in International Falls. Coming here will teach you interesting facts about the history, culture and people of International Falls and the area surrounding it. You will get the chance to admire numerous artifacts and items dating back to the 17th century, which will tell you all about the local history.
Voyageurs National Park is the place to go if you want to enjoy recreational activities. The park spans on a total surface of 218.000 acres and it is filled with forests, lakes, islands and green areas. Among the many activities you can do here, the most popular ones are definitely hiking, boating, canoing and fishing. You will surely enjoy spending a day in the core of the nature.
Falls Country Club is also very popular among the inhabitants of International Falls. The 18-hole regulation length golf course and 4 sets of teeboxes will please the heart of every player, as it provides challenging golfing experiences no matter the training level. Those who do not want to golf can enjoy a delicious meal at the restaurant, relax by the full bar or simply admire the sights.