4 days in North Dakota Itinerary

4 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Bismarck
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Medora
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  7 h
End: Phoenix

1
night
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, then ponder the world of politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Dakota Zoo, and finally explore the activities along Missouri River.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bismarck online itinerary planner.

Phoenix to Bismarck is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Phoenix to Bismarck, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in May; daily highs in Bismarck reach 69°F and lows reach 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Medora.

Things to do in Bismarck

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The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo
North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum ©
North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum
North Dakota State Capitol Building ©
North Dakota State Capitol Building

2
nights
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Painted Canyon Overlook and then stroll through South Unit. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, then take some stellar pictures from Badlands Overlook, and then contemplate the long history of Von Hoffman House.

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You can drive from Bismarck to Medora in 2 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in May, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Medora

Parks Nature Historic Sites

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Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
South Unit ©
South Unit
Badlands Overlook ©
Badlands Overlook