9 days in North Dakota Itinerary

9 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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9 days in North Dakota Itinerary

Start: Winnipeg
Drive:  5 h
1
Minot
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Bismarck
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h
End: Regina

3
nights
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Scandinavian Heritage Park as well as Dakota Territory Air Museum. Bring the kids along to Roosevelt Park Zoo and Dakota Square Mall.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Minot trip itinerary builder app .

Winnipeg, Canada to Minot is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In July, daytime highs in Minot are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll 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 Square Mall ©
Dakota Square Mall

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes South Unit. Take a break from the city and head to North Unit and Petrified Forest Loop. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Painted Canyon Overlook.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Theodore Roosevelt National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Minot to Theodore Roosevelt National Park in 4 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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South Unit ©
South Unit
North Unit ©
North Unit
Painted Canyon Overlook ©
Painted Canyon Overlook

2
nights
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Raging Rivers Waterpark. On the 26th (Sun), cool off at Raging Rivers Waterpark, ponder the world of politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building, then get to know the resident critters at The Dakota Zoo, and finally look for gifts at North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at McDowell Dam Nature Park and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bismarck route planner.

Getting from Jamestown to Bismarck by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Bismarck can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Medora.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Raging Rivers Waterpark
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The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo
Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park