5 days in North Dakota Itinerary

5 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Bismarck
— 1 day
2
Minot
— 1 night
3
Fargo
— 2 nights

1
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Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Sakakawea Statue, then get a sense of history and politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building, and finally get to know the resident critters at The Dakota Zoo.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bismarck trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Bismarck. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in May, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Minot.

Things to do in Bismarck

Shopping · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo
North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum ©
North Dakota State Capitol Building ©
North Dakota State Capitol Building

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. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): stroll around Scandinavian Heritage Park, learn about all things military at Dakota Territory Air Museum, and then meet the residents at Roosevelt Park Zoo.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Minot holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Bismarck to Minot takes 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Minot

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Find places to stay May 16 — 17:
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Scandinavian Heritage Park ©
Scandinavian Heritage Park
Roosevelt Park Zoo ©
Roosevelt Park Zoo
Dakota Territory Air Museum ©
Dakota Territory Air Museum

2
nights
Fargo

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 18th (Sat): take in the views from Veterans Memorial Bridge, learn more about the world around you at Red River Zoo, then examine the collection at Roger Maris Museum, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at West Acres Shopping Center. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Fargo Air Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, and then steep yourself in history at Bonanzaville.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Fargo trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Minot to Fargo in 4.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In May, daytime highs in Fargo are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. You will leave for home on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Fargo

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Bonanzaville
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Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County ©
Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo
Roger Maris Museum ©
Roger Maris Museum