16 days in North Dakota Itinerary

16 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bismarck
— 3 nights
2
Medora
— 3 nights
3
Minot
— 2 nights
4
Jamestown
— 1 night
5
Grand Forks
— 3 nights
6
Fargo
— 3 nights

3
nights
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bismarck: Washburn (Fort Mandan & The North Dakota Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center). And it doesn't end there: get to know the resident critters at The Dakota Zoo, explore the ancient world of Knife River Indian Villages Historic Site, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Laughing Sun Brewing Co., and take an in-depth tour of North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bismarck online route builder.

Jacksonville to Bismarck is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Jacksonville to Bismarck, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Jacksonville in July: high temperatures in Bismarck hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Medora.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Washburn, Mandan, Knife River Indian Villages Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum ©
The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo
North Dakota State Capitol Building ©
North Dakota State Capitol Building

3
nights
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Medora side-trips: Enchanted Highway (in Regent) and Assumption Abbey (in Richardton). Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Unit, get great views at Badlands Overlook, contemplate the long history of Von Hoffman House, and get engrossed in the history at Chateau de Mores State Historic Site.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Medora journey maker website.

Traveling by car from Bismarck to Medora takes 2 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bismarck to Medora. In July, daytime highs in Medora are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Minot.

Things to do in Medora

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Enchanted Highway, Assumption Abbey
Highlights from your plan
South Unit ©
South Unit
Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Enchanted Highway ©
Enchanted Highway

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): stroll around Scandinavian Heritage Park, get to know the resident critters at Roosevelt Park Zoo, and then see the interesting displays at Railroad Museum & Magic City Express. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at Dakota Square Mall, thenlearn about all things military at Dakota Territory Air Museum, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Oak Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Minot online route builder.

Getting from Medora to Minot by car takes about 3.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Medora to Minot due to the time zone difference. In July in Minot, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Jamestown.

Things to do in Minot

Parks Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Scandinavian Heritage Park ©
Scandinavian Heritage Park
Roosevelt Park Zoo ©
Roosevelt Park Zoo
Oak Park ©
Oak Park

1
night
Jamestown

Jamestown ©
Jamestown is a city in Stutsman County, North Dakota, United States. On the 25th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Stutsman County Memorial Museum, thentake an in-depth tour of Frontier Village, thenexamine the collection at National Buffalo Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint James Basilica.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Jamestown route planning site.

You can drive from Minot to Jamestown in 3 hours. In July in Jamestown, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Forks.

Things to do in Jamestown

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Buffalo Museum ©
National Buffalo Museum
Frontier Village ©
Frontier Village
Stutsman County Memorial Museum ©
Stutsman County Memorial Museum

3
nights
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. Step out of Grand Forks with an excursion to Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site in Cooperstown--about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: see where the action happens at Ralph Engelstad Arena, make a splash at Splasher's of the South Seas, stop by Widman's Candy Shop, and admire the majestic nature at Turtle River State Park.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Forks trip planner.

You can drive from Jamestown to Grand Forks in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Grand Forks can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Grand Forks

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trips

Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site, Turtle River State Park
Highlights from your plan
Splasher's of the South Seas ©
Splasher's of the South Seas
Ralph Engelstad Arena ©
Ralph Engelstad Arena

3
nights
Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Fargo is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at Red River Zoo, deepen your understanding at North Dakota State University, catch a live event at Newman Outdoor Field, and examine the collection at Roger Maris Museum.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fargo trip planning app.

Getting from Grand Forks to Fargo by car takes about 1.5 hours. July in Fargo sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bonanzaville
Highlights from your plan
Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo
Newman Outdoor Field ©
Newman Outdoor Field
Bonanzaville ©
Bonanzaville

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