11 days in North Dakota Itinerary

11 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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11 days in North Dakota Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + taxi:  7​h 45​min
1
Medora
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Minot
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Bismarck
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Jamestown
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Grand Forks
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Fargo
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Los Angeles

2
nights
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Medora attractions planner .

Los Angeles to Medora is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, Medora is little chillier at night with lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Minot.

Things to do in Medora

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Prairie Fire Pottery
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Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
South Unit ©
South Unit
Painted Canyon Overlook ©
Painted Canyon Overlook

1
night
Minot

Minot ©
Minot is a city in and the county seat of Ward County, North Dakota, United States, in the state's north-central region. On the 14th (Fri), stroll around Scandinavian Heritage Park, then meet the residents at Roosevelt Park Zoo, and then examine the collection at Dakota Territory Air Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Minot tour itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Medora to Minot in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Minot

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Scandinavian Heritage Park ©
Scandinavian Heritage Park
Roosevelt Park Zoo ©
Roosevelt Park Zoo

3
nights
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Explore Bismarck's surroundings by going to Washburn (The North Dakota Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center & Fort Mandan). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, get a sense of history and politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building, appreciate the history behind Buffalo Statue, and meet the residents at The Dakota Zoo.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bismarck online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Minot to Bismarck takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Jamestown.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mandan, Washburn, Knife River Indian Villages Historic Site
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The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo
North Dakota State Capitol Building ©

1
night
Jamestown

Jamestown ©
Jamestown is a city in Stutsman County, North Dakota, United States. On the 18th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Saint James Basilica, see the interesting displays at National Buffalo Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Frontier Village, and finally examine the collection at Stutsman County Memorial Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Jamestown tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Bismarck to Jamestown by car takes about 2 hours. June in Jamestown sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Forks.

Things to do in Jamestown

Museums Historic Sites
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National Buffalo Museum ©
National Buffalo Museum
Frontier Village ©
Frontier Village
Stutsman County Memorial Museum ©
Stutsman County Memorial Museum

1
night
Grand Forks

Grand Forks ©
Grand Forks is the third-largest city in the State of North Dakota (after Fargo and Bismarck) and is the county seat of Grand Forks County. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): admire all the interesting features of University of North Dakota, admire all the interesting features of Ralph Engelstad Arena, then appreciate the history behind Flood Memorial Monument, and finally look for gifts at Widman's Candy Shop.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Grand Forks trip planner .

Traveling by car from Jamestown to Grand Forks takes 3 hours. June in Grand Forks sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Grand Forks

Shopping
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Widman's Candy Shop ©
Widman's Candy Shop
Ralph Engelstad Arena ©
Ralph Engelstad Arena
University of North Dakota ©
University of North Dakota

2
nights
Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Newman Outdoor Field, then admire all the interesting features of Fargodome, and then contemplate the long history of Bonanzaville USA. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Fargo Air Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Red River Zoo, then examine the collection at Roger Maris Museum, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at West Acres Shopping Center.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Fargo tour planner.

Drive from Grand Forks to Fargo in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Fargo can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo
Newman Outdoor Field ©
Newman Outdoor Field
Roger Maris Museum ©
Roger Maris Museum

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