17 days in North Dakota Itinerary

17 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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17 days in North Dakota Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  32 h
1
Bismarck
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Medora
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Minot
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Jamestown
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Fargo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Grand Forks
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  32 h
End: Hyderabad

2
nights
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Bismarck is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Dakota Zoo, ponder the world of politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building, sample the tasty concoctions at Laughing Sun Brewing Co., and stroll through Keelboat Park.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bismarck trip site .

Hyderabad, India to Bismarck is an approximately 32-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 11 hours traveling from Hyderabad to Bismarck. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Hyderabad in February, with highs in Bismarck at -2°C and lows at -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Medora.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mandan
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The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo
North Dakota State Capitol Building ©

2
nights
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Painted Canyon Overlook and then explore the striking landscape of South Unit. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Medora road trip app .

Traveling by car from Bismarck to Medora takes 2.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Bismarck to Medora is minus 1 hour. February in Medora sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Minot.

Things to do in Medora

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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 19th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Roosevelt Park Zoo, then walk around Scandinavian Heritage Park, and then stroll around Oak Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): find something for the whole family at North Dakota State Fair Center and then brush up on your military savvy at Dakota Territory Air Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Minot trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Medora to Minot takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Medora in February, plan for little chillier days in Minot, with highs around -5°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Jamestown.

Things to do in Minot

Parks Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Scandinavian Heritage Park ©
Scandinavian Heritage Park
Roosevelt Park Zoo ©
Roosevelt Park Zoo
North Dakota State Fair Center ©
North Dakota State Fair Center

1
night
Jamestown

Jamestown ©
Jamestown is a city in Stutsman County, North Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): examine the collection at Stutsman County Memorial Museum, see the interesting displays at National Buffalo Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Frontier Village.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Jamestown trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Minot to Jamestown in 3 hours. In February, daytime highs in Jamestown are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Jamestown

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

3
nights
Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Explore Fargo's surroundings by going to Valley City (Sheyenne River Valley National Scenic Byway & Hi-Line Railroad Bridge / Chautauqua Park). There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at Red River Zoo, have some family-friendly fun at Sky Zone Trampoline Park, see the interesting displays at Roger Maris Museum, and get in on the family fun at Thunder Road Amusement Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Fargo online journey planner .

Getting from Jamestown to Fargo by car takes about 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Forks.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Outdoors

Side Trip

Valley City
Highlights from your plan
Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo
Fargo Air Museum ©
Fargo Air Museum
Roger Maris Museum ©
Roger Maris Museum

4
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. Change things up with a short trip to Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site in Cooperstown (about 1h 20 min away). The adventure continues: stop by Widman's Candy Shop, cool off at Splasher's of the South Seas, pause for some photo ops at Flood Memorial Monument, and explore the world behind art at North Dakota Museum of Art.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Grand Forks journey builder tool .

Traveling by car from Fargo to Grand Forks takes 1.5 hours. In February in Grand Forks, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Forks

Museums Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
North Dakota Museum of Art ©
North Dakota Museum of Art
Widman's Candy Shop ©
Widman's Candy Shop
University of North Dakota ©
University of North Dakota