15 days in North Dakota Itinerary

15 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boston
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Fargo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Jamestown
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Bismarck
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Regent
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Medora
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h
End: Boston

3
nights
Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Venture out of the city with trips to Chahinkapa Zoo (in Wahpeton) and Grand Forks (Splasher's of the South Seas & Widman's Candy Shop). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Red River Zoo, steep yourself in history at Bonanzaville, admire the masterpieces at Plains Art Museum, and examine the collection at Fargo Air Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Fargo journey planning site.

Boston to Fargo is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boston to Fargo. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Jamestown.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Grand Forks, Chahinkapa Zoo, Bonanzaville
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Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo
Fargo Air Museum ©
Fargo Air Museum
Bonanzaville ©
Bonanzaville

2
nights
Jamestown

Jamestown ©
Jamestown is a city in Stutsman County, North Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): examine the collection at Stutsman County Memorial Museum, examine the collection at National Buffalo Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Frontier Village. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Sheyenne River Valley National Scenic Byway, examine the collection at Barnes County Historical Society, then take in the views from Hi-Line Railroad Bridge / Chautauqua Park, and finally examine the collection at Midland Continental Depot Transport Museum.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Jamestown route planner.

Getting from Fargo to Jamestown by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Jamestown

Museums Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Valley City, Midland Continental Depot Transport Museum
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National Buffalo Museum ©
National Buffalo Museum
Frontier Village ©
Frontier Village
Stutsman County Memorial Museum ©
Stutsman County Memorial Museum

4
nights
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bismarck: Washburn (The North Dakota Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center & Fort Mandan), Salem Sue (in New Salem) and Minot (Roosevelt Park Zoo & Scandinavian Heritage Park). And it doesn't end there: get to know the resident critters at The Dakota Zoo, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Laughing Sun Brewing Co., grab your bike and head to Keelboat Park, and contemplate the long history of On-A-Slant Village.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bismarck online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Jamestown to Bismarck takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Bismarck are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Regent.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Mandan, Washburn, Minot, Salem Sue
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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

1
night
Regent

Regent ©
Regent is a city in Hettinger County, North Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): cruise along Enchanted Highway.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Regent online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Bismarck to Regent takes 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Bismarck to Regent is minus 1 hour. June in Regent sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 50°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Tue) before leaving for Medora.

Things to do in Regent

Scenic Drive Outdoors
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Enchanted Highway ©
Enchanted Highway

4
nights
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Medora side-trips: Cannonball Concretions Pullout (in Watford City) and North Unit (in Theodore Roosevelt National Park). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, get to know the fascinating history of Painted Canyon Overlook, get engrossed in the history at Chateau de Mores State Historic Site, and stop by Prairie Fire Pottery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Medora online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Regent to Medora in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Medora can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Medora

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Cannonball Concretions Pullout, 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