19 days in North Dakota Itinerary

19 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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19 days in North Dakota Itinerary

Start: Orlando, Florida
Fly:  8​h
1
Minot
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Williston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Medora
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Regent
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Bismarck
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Jamestown
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Grand Forks
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Fargo
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Orlando, Florida

1
night
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 16th (Fri): examine the collection at Railroad Museum & Magic City Express.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Minot travel planning app .

Orlando to Minot is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Orlando in August, with highs in Minot at 82°F and lows at 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Williston.

Things to do in Minot

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Scandinavian Heritage Park ©
Scandinavian Heritage Park
Roosevelt Park Zoo ©
Roosevelt Park Zoo
Railroad Museum & Magic City Express ©

2
nights
Williston

Williston ©
Williston is a city in and the county seat of Williams County, North Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of North Unit. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Cannonball Concretions Pullout, take in the awesome beauty at River Bend Overlook, and then contemplate the long history of Fort Union Trading Post.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Williston trip planner .

You can drive from Minot to Williston in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Medora.

Things to do in Williston

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Watford City, North Unit
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North Unit ©
North Unit
Fort Union Trading Post ©
Fort Union Trading Post
River Bend Overlook ©
River Bend Overlook

3
nights
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Spend the 20th (Tue) exploring nature at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of South Unit, play a few rounds at Bully Pulpit Golf Course, take an in-depth tour of Chateau de Mores, and examine the collection at North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame.

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Getting from Williston to Medora by car takes about 2.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Williston in August since evenings lows in Medora dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Regent.

Things to do in Medora

Parks Nature 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

1
night
Regent

Regent ©
Regent is a city in Hettinger County, North Dakota, United States. On the 23rd (Fri), take a memorable drive along Enchanted Highway.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Regent trip planner .

You can drive from Medora to Regent in 1.5 hours. In August in Regent, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 53°F at night. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Regent

Scenic Drive Outdoors
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Enchanted Highway ©
Enchanted Highway

3
nights
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Explore Bismarck's surroundings by going to Washburn (The North Dakota Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center & Fort Mandan). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, explore and take pictures at Bismarck Civic Center, appreciate the history behind Sakakawea Statue, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Dakota Zoo.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bismarck trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Regent to Bismarck takes 2 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Bismarck are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jamestown.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Washburn, Mandan
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The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park ©
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park

1
night
Jamestown

Jamestown ©
Jamestown is a city in Stutsman County, North Dakota, United States. On the 27th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Stutsman County Memorial Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint James Basilica, then see the interesting displays at National Buffalo Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Frontier Village.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Jamestown online tour planner .

You can drive from Bismarck to Jamestown in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Jamestown can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Forks.

Things to do in Jamestown

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

3
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. Grand Forks is known for shopping, theme parks, parks, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Ralph Engelstad Arena, look for gifts at Widman's Candy Shop, get engrossed in the history at Grand Forks County Historical Society Myra Museum, and make a splash at Splasher's of the South Seas.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Grand Forks trip planner .

Getting from Jamestown to Grand Forks by car takes about 3 hours. In August in Grand Forks, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Grand Forks

Theme Parks Museums Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Splasher's of the South Seas ©
Splasher's of the South Seas
Ralph Engelstad Arena ©
Ralph Engelstad Arena
Widman's Candy Shop ©
Widman's Candy Shop

4
nights
Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Fargo is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on nature at Red River Zoo, pause for some serene contemplation at Sts. Anne & Joachim Catholic Church, admire all the interesting features of Fargodome, and see the interesting displays at Fargo Air Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Fargo, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Grand Forks to Fargo in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Fargo can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums Outdoors Golf
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Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo
Newman Outdoor Field ©
Newman Outdoor Field
Roger Maris Museum ©
Roger Maris Museum

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