3 days in North Dakota Itinerary

3 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Drive + Fly:  9 h 30 min
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h 30 min
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: New York City


Minot ©
Minot is a city in and the county seat of Ward County, North Dakota, United States, in the state's north-central region. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): walk around Scandinavian Heritage Park and then brush up on your military savvy at Dakota Territory Air Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Minot vacation planner.

New York City to Minot is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of car and 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. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in September; daily highs in Minot reach 72°F and lows reach 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Minot

Parks Museums
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Scandinavian Heritage Park ©
Scandinavian Heritage Park
Dakota Territory Air Museum ©
Dakota Territory Air Museum


Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): tee off at Edgewood Golf, steep yourself in history at Bonanzaville, and then browse the exhibits of Red River Zoo.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Fargo trip maker website.

Getting from Minot to Fargo by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly. In September, daytime highs in Fargo are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fargo

Golf Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

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Bonanzaville ©
Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo