11 days in North Dakota Itinerary

11 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Erie
Fly:  7 h
1
Fargo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Jamestown
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Minot
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Medora
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Regent
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Bismarck
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Erie

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 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Fargo Air Museum, contemplate the long history of Bonanzaville, and then explore the world behind art at Plains Art Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Fargo road trip tool.

Erie to Fargo is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Erie to Fargo. In June in Fargo, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Jamestown.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bonanzaville
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Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo
Bonanzaville ©
Bonanzaville
Fargo Air Museum ©
Fargo Air Museum

1
night
Jamestown

Jamestown ©
Jamestown is a city in Stutsman County, North Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Stutsman County Memorial Museum, examine the collection at National Buffalo Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Frontier Village.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Jamestown road trip planning website.

You can drive from Fargo to Jamestown in 2 hours. In June in Jamestown, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Minot.

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

1
night
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 30th (Tue): walk around Scandinavian Heritage Park, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Roosevelt Park Zoo, and then examine the collection at Dakota Territory Air Museum.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Minot trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Jamestown to Minot takes 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Minot are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Medora.

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
nights
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Medora: North Unit (in Theodore Roosevelt National Park) and Cannonball Concretions Pullout (in Watford City). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Theodore Roosevelt National Park, get engrossed in the history at Chateau de Mores State Historic Site, get to know the fascinating history of South Unit, and contemplate the long history of Von Hoffman House.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Medora travel planner.

Getting from Minot to Medora by car takes about 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Minot to Medora is minus 1 hour. June in Medora sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Regent.

Things to do in Medora

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Cannonball Concretions Pullout
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Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
South Unit ©
South Unit
Painted Canyon Overlook ©
Painted Canyon Overlook

1
night
Regent

Regent ©
Regent is a city in Hettinger County, North Dakota, United States. On the 4th (Sat), explore and take pictures at Enchanted Highway.

For maps and other tourist information, refer to the Regent driving holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Medora to Regent in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Regent are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Bismarck.

Things to do in Regent

Outdoors Scenic Drive
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Enchanted Highway ©
Enchanted Highway

2
nights
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): let little ones run wild at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Missouri River, then get to know the resident critters at The Dakota Zoo, and finally walk around Keelboat Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, ponder the world of politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building, and then pause for some photo ops at Buffalo Statue.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Bismarck using our trip planner.

Getting from Regent to Bismarck by car takes about 2 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. July in Bismarck sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

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