11 days in North Dakota Itinerary

11 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fargo
— 2 nights
2
Jamestown
— 2 nights
3
Saint Michael
— 1 day
4
Washburn
— 1 night
5
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
— 2 nights
6
Mandan
— 1 night
7
Bismarck
— 1 night

2
nights
Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, thencatch a live event at Fargodome, and then get engrossed in the history at Fargo Air Museum. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Bonanzaville, thenmeet the residents at Red River Zoo, and then examine the collection at Roger Maris Museum.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Fargo online tour itinerary maker.

Pella to Fargo is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Pella in June since evenings lows in Fargo dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jamestown.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bonanzaville, Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
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Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County ©
Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo
Bonanzaville ©
Bonanzaville

2
nights
Jamestown

Jamestown ©
Jamestown is a city in Stutsman County, North Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): examine the collection at Stutsman County Memorial Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint James Basilica, thentake an in-depth tour of Frontier Village, and finally make a trip to Jamestown Reservoir.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Jamestown trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Fargo to Jamestown in 2 hours. June in Jamestown sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Saint Michael.

Things to do in Jamestown

Museums Historic Sites
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Frontier Village ©
Frontier Village
Stutsman County Memorial Museum ©
Stutsman County Memorial Museum
Saint James Basilica ©
Saint James Basilica

1
day
Saint Michael

Saint Michael ©
Saint Michael is an unincorporated community in southeastern Benson County, North Dakota, United States, on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation. On the 17th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Sullys Hill National Game Preserve and then learn about all things military at Fort Totten State Historic Site.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint Michael online trip planner.

Getting from Jamestown to Saint Michael by car takes about 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Washburn.

Things to do in Saint Michael

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fort Totten State Historic Site
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Sullys Hill National Game Preserve ©
Sullys Hill National Game Preserve
Fort Totten State Historic Site ©
Fort Totten State Historic Site

1
night
Washburn

Washburn ©
Washburn is a city in McLean County, North Dakota, United States. Fort Mandan has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Cross Ranch State Park and then steep yourself in history at Fort Mandan.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Washburn road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Saint Michael to Washburn takes 3 hours. Traveling from Saint Michael in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Washburn, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

Things to do in Washburn

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cross Ranch State Park
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Cross Ranch State Park ©
Cross Ranch State Park
Fort Mandan ©
Fort Mandan

2
nights
Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park displays Great Plains wildlife such as bison, wild horses, elk, big horn sheep, and prairie dogs in a mixed landscape of expansive prairie and craggy badlands.
Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Chateau de Mores State Historic Site, thenget great views at Badlands Overlook, thenget to know the fascinating history of Painted Canyon Overlook, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Unit.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Theodore Roosevelt National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Washburn to Theodore Roosevelt National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washburn to Theodore Roosevelt National Park. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Mandan.

Things to do in Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

1
night
Mandan

Mandan ©
Mandan is a city on the eastern border of Morton County and is the eighth-largest city in North Dakota. You've now added Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Custer House, contemplate the long history of On-A-Slant Village, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Mandan trip planning tool.

You can drive from Theodore Roosevelt National Park to Mandan in 2.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Theodore Roosevelt National Park to Mandan due to the time zone difference. June in Mandan sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bismarck.

Things to do in Mandan

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks
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Custer House ©
Custer House
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park ©
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park

1
night
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Camp Hancock State Historic Site as well as Former Governors' Mansion State Historic Site. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Former Governors' Mansion State Historic Site, steep yourself in history at Camp Hancock State Historic Site, thenget to know the resident critters at The Dakota Zoo, thenget engrossed in the history at North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, and finally ponder the world of politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bismarck travel route planner.

Bismarck is very close to Mandan. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bismarck

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum ©
Former Governors' Mansion State Historic Site ©
Camp Hancock State Historic Site ©
Camp Hancock State Historic Site