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
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Minot
— 1 night
3
Fargo
— 3 nights

1
day
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Your day by day itinerary now includes Lewis and Clark Riverboat. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, then ponder the world of politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building, then meet the residents at The Dakota Zoo, and finally take a tour by water with Lewis and Clark Riverboat.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bismarck trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Bismarck. In May in Bismarck, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Minot.

Things to do in Bismarck

Outdoors · Tours · Museums
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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. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): stroll around Scandinavian Heritage Park, see the interesting displays at Dakota Territory Air Museum, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Roosevelt Park Zoo.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Minot trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Bismarck to Minot in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Minot

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
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Scandinavian Heritage Park ©
Scandinavian Heritage Park
Roosevelt Park Zoo ©
Roosevelt Park Zoo
Dakota Territory Air Museum ©
Dakota Territory Air Museum

3
nights
Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Your day by day itinerary now includes Sts. Anne & Joachim Catholic Church, Rourke Art Museum and Lindenwood Park. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at Red River Zoo, steep yourself in history at Bonanzaville, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Lindenwood Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Fargo Air Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, then explore the world behind art at Rourke Art Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sts. Anne & Joachim Catholic Church.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Fargo holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Minot to Fargo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In May, daytime highs in Fargo are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. On the 20th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Moorhead, Bonanzaville
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Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo
Fargo Air Museum ©
Fargo Air Museum