15 days in North Dakota Itinerary

15 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  27 h
1
Fargo
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Bismarck
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Medora
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  31 h
End: Sydney

5
nights
Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Get out of town with these interesting Fargo side-trips: Jamestown (Frontier Village & National Buffalo Museum), Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site (in Cooperstown) and Grand Forks (University of North Dakota, Splasher's of the South Seas, &more). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Red River Zoo, get your game on at Sky Zone Trampoline Park, examine the collection at Fargo Air Museum, and buy something for everyone on your list at West Acres Shopping Center.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Fargo route planning app.

Sydney, Australia to Fargo is an approximately 27- hour flight. You'll gain 16 hours traveling from Sydney to Fargo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Fargo: highs are around 30°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Grand Forks, Jamestown, Bonanzaville, Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site
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Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo
Fargo Air Museum ©
Fargo Air Museum
National Buffalo Museum ©
National Buffalo Museum

4
nights
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bismarck: Washburn (The North Dakota Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center & Fort Mandan) and Minot (Roosevelt Park Zoo & Scandinavian Heritage Park). The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at The Dakota Zoo, let little ones run wild at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, grab your bike and head to Keelboat Park, and ponder the world of politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bismarck itinerary planner.

You can drive from Fargo to Bismarck in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Medora.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Mandan, Washburn, Minot
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The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo
Scandinavian Heritage Park ©
Scandinavian Heritage Park
North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum ©
North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum

3
nights
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Step out of Medora to go to Regent and see Enchanted Highway, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Theodore Roosevelt National Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Painted Canyon Overlook, examine the collection at North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame, and stop by Prairie Fire Pottery.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Medora day trip app.

Traveling by car from Bismarck to Medora takes 2 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bismarck to Medora. In July, daytime highs in Medora are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Medora

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Prairie Fire Pottery, Enchanted Highway
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Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
South Unit ©
South Unit
Chateau de Mores State Historic Site ©
Chateau de Mores State Historic Site