10 days in North Dakota Itinerary

10 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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Medora
— 2 nights
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Regent
— 1 night
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Minot
— 1 night
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Bismarck
— 3 nights
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Fargo
— 2 nights

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Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Spend the 3rd (Sat) exploring nature at South Unit. Spend the 4th (Sun) exploring nature at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. There's more to do: explore by horseback at Maah Daah Hey Trail and get to know the fascinating history of Painted Canyon Overlook.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Medora road trip planning site.

Phoenix to Medora is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Phoenix in October: high temperatures in Medora hover around 58°F and lows are around 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Regent.

Things to do in Medora

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trip

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

1
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Regent

Regent ©
Regent is a city in Hettinger County, North Dakota, United States. On the 5th (Mon), take a memorable drive along Enchanted Highway.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Regent vacation builder website.

Drive from Medora to Regent in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 33°F. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Minot.

Things to do in Regent

Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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Enchanted Highway ©
Enchanted Highway

1
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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. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): walk around Scandinavian Heritage Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Roosevelt Park Zoo, and then learn about all things military at Dakota Territory Air Museum.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Minot fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Regent to Minot by car takes about 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. In October, daily temperatures in Minot can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Minot

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
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Scandinavian Heritage Park ©
Scandinavian Heritage Park
Roosevelt Park Zoo ©
Roosevelt Park Zoo
Dakota Territory Air Museum ©
Dakota Territory Air Museum

3
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Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Explore Bismarck's surroundings by going to Salem Sue (in New Salem) and The North Dakota Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center (in Washburn). There's much more to do: look for gifts at North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, ponder the world of politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building, appreciate the history behind Buffalo Statue, and stroll through Keelboat Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bismarck trip planner.

You can drive from Minot to Bismarck in 2 hours. In October in Bismarck, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum ©
The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park ©
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park

2
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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 10th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Plains Art Museum, then steep yourself in history at Bonanzaville, then take an in-depth tour of Fargo Air Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at Escape House Fargo. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at Red River Zoo, see the interesting displays at Roger Maris Museum, and then browse the different shops at West Acres Shopping Center.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Fargo trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bismarck to Fargo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo
Fargo Air Museum ©
Fargo Air Museum
Roger Maris Museum ©
Roger Maris Museum