12 days in North Dakota Itinerary

12 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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12 days in North Dakota Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Fargo
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Grand Forks
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Jamestown
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Bismarck
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Dickinson
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Medora
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​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. On the 17th (Mon), get a new perspective on nature at Red River Zoo and then contemplate the long history of Bonanzaville USA.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Fargo itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Turin, Italy to Fargo. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Central Standard Time is minus 7 hours. In October, Fargo is a bit cooler than Turin - with highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Grand Forks.

Things to do in Fargo

Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo
Bonanzaville USA ©
Bonanzaville USA

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. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Flood Memorial Monument, then stop by Widman's Candy Shop, and then admire all the interesting features of University of North Dakota.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Grand Forks trip generator.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fargo to Grand Forks. October in Grand Forks sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough 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

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night
Jamestown

Jamestown ©
Jamestown is a city in Stutsman County, North Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Frontier Village, see the interesting displays at National Buffalo Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Stutsman County Memorial Museum.

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

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Grand Forks to Jamestown. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can 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

2
nights
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. On the 20th (Thu), admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Dakota Zoo, then take an in-depth tour of North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, and then get a sense of history and politics at State Capitol Building. Here are some ideas for day two: let the kids burn off some steam at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, then contemplate the long history of On-A-Slant Village, and then settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bismarck travel itinerary creator.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jamestown to Bismarck. In October in Bismarck, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Dickinson.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Mandan
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The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park ©
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park

2
nights
Dickinson

Dickinson ©
Dickinson is a city in Stark County, North Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Ukrainian Cultural Institute, have fun at West River Community Center, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Assumption Abbey. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the verdant scenery at Peaceful Valley and then cruise along Enchanted Highway.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dickinson sightseeing planner.

Explore your travel options from Bismarck to Dickinson with the Route module. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, daily temperatures in Dickinson can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Medora.

Things to do in Dickinson

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

3
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Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Painted Canyon Overlook and Petrified Forest Loop. Spend the 24th (Mon) exploring nature at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Chateau de Mores, examine the collection at North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame, explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Unit, and stroll through Oxbow Overlook.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Medora trip itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Dickinson to Medora with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can 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
Petrified Forest Loop ©
Petrified Forest Loop
Oxbow Overlook ©
Oxbow Overlook

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