12 days in North Dakota Itinerary

12 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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Start: Milan
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Fargo
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Grand Forks
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Jamestown
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Bismarck
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Dickinson
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
6
Medora
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  27 h
End: Milan

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Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): learn more about the world around you at Red River Zoo and then contemplate the long history of Bonanzaville.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Fargo trip itinerary maker tool.

Milan, Italy to Fargo is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Milan to Fargo is minus 7 hours. In October, Fargo is a bit cooler than Milan - with highs of 17°C and lows of 3°C. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Forks.

Things to do in Fargo

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bonanzaville
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Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo
Bonanzaville ©
Bonanzaville

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. On the 18th (Tue), appreciate the history behind Flood Memorial Monument, look for gifts at Widman's Candy Shop, and then deepen your understanding at University of North Dakota.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Grand Forks trip app.

Getting from Fargo to Grand Forks by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Jamestown.

Things to do in Grand Forks

Shopping
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Widman's Candy Shop ©
Widman's Candy Shop
University of North Dakota ©
University of North Dakota
Flood Memorial Monument ©
Flood Memorial Monument

1
night
Jamestown

Jamestown ©
Jamestown is a city in Stutsman County, North Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Frontier Village, thenexamine the collection at National Buffalo Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Stutsman County Memorial Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Jamestown trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Forks to Jamestown in 3 hours. In October in Jamestown, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Jamestown

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

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: get engrossed in the history at North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, ponder the world of politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building, steep yourself in history at On-A-Slant Village, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Dakota Zoo.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bismarck trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jamestown to Bismarck takes 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Bismarck can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for travel to Dickinson.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Mandan
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North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum ©
North Dakota State Capitol Building ©
North Dakota State Capitol Building
The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo

2
nights
Dickinson

Dickinson ©
Dickinson is a city in Stark County, North Dakota, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to West River Community Center and Peaceful Valley. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dickinson: Assumption Abbey (in Richardton) and Enchanted Highway (in Regent). There's more to do: examine the collection at Ukrainian Cultural Institute.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dickinson trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Bismarck to Dickinson by car takes about 1.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Bismarck to Dickinson is minus 1 hour. In October, daily temperatures in Dickinson can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Medora.

Things to do in Dickinson

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Peaceful Valley, Assumption Abbey, Enchanted Highway
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Enchanted Highway ©
Enchanted Highway
West River Community Center ©
West River Community Center
Ukrainian Cultural Institute ©
Ukrainian Cultural Institute

3
nights
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Oxbow Overlook and Petrified Forest Loop. Spend the 24th (Mon) exploring nature at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of South Unit, get engrossed in the history at Chateau de Mores State Historic Site, appreciate the extensive heritage of Painted Canyon Overlook, and examine the collection at North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Medora journey planner.

Getting from Dickinson to Medora by car takes about an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Medora can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Medora

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Oxbow Overlook ©
Oxbow Overlook
Petrified Forest Loop ©
Petrified Forest Loop

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