16 days in Southwest North Dakota & Boulder Itinerary

16 days in Southwest North Dakota & Boulder Itinerary

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Fly to Bismarck Municipal Airport, Drive to Mandan
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Mandan
— 3 nights
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Medora
— 3 nights
Fly
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Boulder
— 9 nights
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Mandan — 3 nights

Mandan is a city on the eastern border of Morton County and is the eighth-largest city in North Dakota. Get out of town with these interesting Mandan side-trips: Assumption Abbey (in Richardton), Enchanted Highway (in Regent) and Cross Ranch State Park (in Center). There's much more to do: have fun at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, contemplate the long history of On-A-Slant Village, contemplate the waterfront views at Harmon Lake, and see the interesting displays at North Dakota State Railroad Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mandan day trip planner.

Louisville to Mandan is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Louisville to Mandan, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Louisville in June; daily highs in Mandan reach 75°F and lows reach 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Medora.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Side Trips

Medora — 3 nights

Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Spend the 13th (Sun) exploring nature at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Badlands Overlook, examine the collection at North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame, take an in-depth tour of Harold Schafer Heritage Center, and look for gifts at Prairie Fire Pottery.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Medora travel route website.

Traveling by car from Mandan to Medora takes 2 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. June in Medora sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Boulder.
Nature · Parks · Museums · Golf
Side Trip

Boulder — 9 nights

Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Explore Boulder's surroundings by going to Water World (in Federal Heights), Golden (Golden History Museum & Park & Coors Brewery) and Fort Collins (1883 Water Works, Annual Flower Trial Garden, &more). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Flatirons, experience the excitement of Carousel of Happiness, trek along St Mary's Glacier, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Boulder online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Medora to Boulder takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Medora in June; daily highs in Boulder reach 83°F and lows reach 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums
Side Trips