5 days in North Dakota Itinerary

5 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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5 days in North Dakota Itinerary

Portland
Fly + taxi:  13​h 15​min
Medora
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Bismarck
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 15​min
Portland

3
days
Medora

Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at South Unit and Chateau de Mores. Spend the 18th (Mon) exploring nature at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Next up on the itinerary: tee off at Bully Pulpit Golf Course and appreciate the extensive heritage of Painted Canyon Overlook.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Medora travel planner.

Portland to Medora is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Portland to Medora. Traveling from Portland in September, plan for little chillier nights in Medora, with lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Medora

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Theodore Roosevelt National Park
South Unit
Painted Canyon Overlook

1
day
Bismarck

Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. On the 21st (Thu), take an in-depth tour of North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bismarck travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Medora to Bismarck in 2 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Medora to Bismarck due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Bismarck are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bismarck

Museums
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