17 days in North Dakota Itinerary

17 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  32 h
1
Bismarck
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Medora
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Minot
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Jamestown
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Fargo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Grand Forks
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  32 h
End: Hyderabad

2
nights
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Bismarck is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, appreciate the history behind Buffalo Statue, enjoy some diversion at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, and get a sense of history and politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building.

For photos and more tourist information, read our Bismarck driving holiday planner.

Hyderabad, India to Bismarck is an approximately 31- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 11.5 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Hyderabad in February: high temperatures in Bismarck hover around -2°C and lows are around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Medora.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mandan
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North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum ©
North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum
Laughing Sun Brewing Co. ©
Laughing Sun Brewing Co.
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park ©
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park

2
nights
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Painted Canyon Overlook and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Unit. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Medora online travel route planner.

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 February, daily temperatures in Medora can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Minot.

Things to do in Medora

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Roosevelt Park Zoo, stroll around Scandinavian Heritage Park, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Oak Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at North Dakota State Fair Center and then learn about all things military at Dakota Territory Air Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Minot vacation planning app.

You can drive from Medora to Minot in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Medora to Minot, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Medora, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Minot, ranging from highs of -5°C to lows of -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Jamestown.

Things to do in Minot

Parks Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Scandinavian Heritage Park ©
Scandinavian Heritage Park
Roosevelt Park Zoo ©
Roosevelt Park Zoo
North Dakota State Fair Center ©
North Dakota State Fair Center

1
night
Jamestown

Jamestown ©
Jamestown is a city in Stutsman County, North Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): examine the collection at Stutsman County Memorial Museum, then see the interesting displays at National Buffalo Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Frontier Village.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Jamestown travel route planning tool.

You can drive from Minot to Jamestown in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Jamestown

Museums
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National Buffalo Museum ©
National Buffalo Museum
Frontier Village ©
Frontier Village
Stutsman County Memorial Museum ©
Stutsman County Memorial Museum

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 Valley City (Sheyenne River Valley National Scenic Byway & Hi-Line Railroad Bridge / Chautauqua Park). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Fargo Air Museum, browse the different shops at West Acres Shopping Center, admire the masterpieces at Plains Art Museum, and sample the tasty concoctions at Drekker Brewing Company.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Fargo trip website.

You can drive from Jamestown to Fargo in 2 hours. February in Fargo sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Forks.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Valley City
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Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo
Fargo Air Museum ©
Fargo Air Museum
Roger Maris Museum ©
Roger Maris Museum

4
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. Step out of Grand Forks to go to Cooperstown and see Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Widman's Candy Shop, explore the world behind art at North Dakota Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind Flood Memorial Monument, and take an in-depth tour of Grand Forks County Historical Society Myra Museum.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Grand Forks online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Fargo to Grand Forks takes 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Grand Forks are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Forks

Museums Shopping Theme Parks

Side Trip

Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 28:
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North Dakota Museum of Art ©
North Dakota Museum of Art
Widman's Candy Shop ©
Widman's Candy Shop
University of North Dakota ©
University of North Dakota