3 days in Bottineau & Bismarck Itinerary

3 days in Bottineau & Bismarck Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bismarck
Drive:  3 h
1
Bottineau
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Bismarck
— 1 night
End: Bismarck

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Bottineau

Bottineau ©
Bottineau is a city in Bottineau County, North Dakota, United States. On the 1st (Sat), admire the majestic nature at Lake Metigoshe State Park. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at International Peace Garden, try your luck at Sky Dancer Hotel and Casino, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Tommy Turtle Statue.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bottineau road trip website.

Bismarck to Bottineau is an approximately 3- hour car ride. While traveling from Bismarck, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Bottineau, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Bottineau

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trips

International Peace Garden, Sky Dancer Hotel and Casino
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Lake Metigoshe State Park ©
Lake Metigoshe State Park
Sky Dancer Hotel and Casino ©
Sky Dancer Hotel and Casino
International Peace Garden ©
International Peace Garden

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Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): ponder the world of politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building, stop by North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, then get to know the resident critters at The Dakota Zoo, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Laughing Sun Brewing Co..

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bismarck route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bottineau to Bismarck takes 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Bismarck can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bismarck

Museums Shopping Parks
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The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo
Laughing Sun Brewing Co. ©
Laughing Sun Brewing Co.
North Dakota State Capitol Building ©
North Dakota State Capitol Building