14 days in North Dakota Itinerary

14 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fargo
— 4 nights
2
Grand Forks
— 2 nights
3
Kenmare
— 1 night
4
Medora
— 3 nights
5
Bismarck
— 3 nights

4
nights
Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Appreciate the collections at Fargo Air Museum and Barnes County Historical Society. Visit Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site and Sts. Anne & Joachim Catholic Church for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Fargo side-trips: Maple River Winery (in Casselton) and Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site (in Cooperstown). And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at Red River Zoo, browse the different shops at West Acres Shopping Center, sample the tasty concoctions at Drekker Brewing Company, and snap pictures at Veterans Memorial Bridge.

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Tampa to Fargo is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tampa to Fargo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tampa in January, things will get cooler in Fargo: highs are around 21°F and lows about 3°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Forks.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Barnes County Historical Society, Maple River Winery, Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site, Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site
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Fargo Air Museum ©
Fargo Air Museum
Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo
Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site ©
Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site

2
nights
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 13th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Grand Forks County Historical Society Myra Museum and then play a few rounds at King's Walk Golf Course. Keep things going the next day: stop by Widman's Candy Shop, pause for some photo ops at Flood Memorial Monument, then catch a live event at Ralph Engelstad Arena, and finally gain insight at University of North Dakota.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Grand Forks holiday app.

Traveling by car from Fargo to Grand Forks takes 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Grand Forks are 19°F, while nighttime lows are 0°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Kenmare.

Things to do in Grand Forks

Outdoors · Golf · Museums
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King's Walk Golf Course ©
King's Walk Golf Course
Widman's Candy Shop ©
Widman's Candy Shop

1
night
Kenmare

Kenmare
Kenmare is a city in Ward County, North Dakota, United States. On the 15th (Tue), cruise along Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kenmare route site.

Getting from Grand Forks to Kenmare by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In January, plan for daily highs up to 21°F, and evening lows to 4°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Medora.

Things to do in Kenmare

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Wildlife
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3
nights
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Visit South Unit and Painted Canyon Overlook for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Theodore Roosevelt National Park and Bully Pulpit Golf Course. And it doesn't end there: stop by Prairie Fire Pottery, steep yourself in history at Von Hoffman House, and take an in-depth tour of Chateau de Mores State Historic Site.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Medora trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kenmare to Medora takes 4 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kenmare to Medora. In January, daytime highs in Medora are 26°F, while nighttime lows are 9°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Medora

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Prairie Fire Pottery
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Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
South Unit ©
South Unit
Painted Canyon Overlook ©
Painted Canyon Overlook

3
nights
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum and On-A-Slant Village. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bismarck: Washburn (Fort Mandan & The North Dakota Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center). There's lots more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Laughing Sun Brewing Co., pause for some photo ops at Sakakawea Statue, explore the activities along Missouri River, and get to know the resident critters at The Dakota Zoo.

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You can drive from Medora to Bismarck in 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Medora to Bismarck is 1 hour. Traveling from Medora in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Bismarck, with lows of 4°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bismarck

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Washburn, On-A-Slant Village
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North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum ©
Fort Mandan ©
Fort Mandan