7 days in North Dakota Itinerary

7 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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7 days in North Dakota Itinerary

Start: Columbus
+2
Bus + Fly + Taxi:  9​h 45​min
1
Medora
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bismarck
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Fargo
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  6​h 30​min
End: Columbus

2
nights
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Medora trip itinerary maker website .

Columbus to Medora is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Columbus to Medora due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Columbus in June, expect nights in Medora to be much colder, around 50°F, while days are slightly colder, around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bismarck.

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

2
nights
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. On the 2nd (Tue), get engrossed in the history at North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Laughing Sun Brewing Co., and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Dakota Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Buffalo Statue, then let little ones run wild at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, then contemplate the long history of On-A-Slant Village, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Missouri River.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Bismarck vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Medora to Bismarck in 2 hours. Traveling from Medora to Bismarck, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Bismarck are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. On the 4th (Thu), explore and take pictures at Newman Outdoor Field, learn more about the world around you at Red River Zoo, and then steep yourself in history at Bonanzaville USA. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at West Acres Shopping Center, then examine the collection at Roger Maris Museum, and then examine the collection at Fargo Air Museum.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Fargo online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Bismarck to Fargo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow 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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