6 days in North Dakota Itinerary

6 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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Fargo
— 1 night
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Medora
— 2 nights
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Bismarck
— 2 nights

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Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Fargo day trip planning tool.

Charlotte to Fargo is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In August, Fargo is slightly colder than Charlotte - with highs of 81°F and lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Medora.

Things to do in Fargo

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site
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Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site ©
Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site
North Dakota State University ©
North Dakota State University
Sts. Anne & Joachim Catholic Church ©
Sts. Anne & Joachim Catholic Church

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Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. On the 4th (Sun), wander the wide-open spaces of Elkhorn Ranch Site, then get to know the fascinating history of Painted Canyon Overlook, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Unit. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Caprock-Coulee Trail and then explore the striking landscape of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Medora online trip maker.

Getting from Fargo to Medora by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fargo in August, Medora is little chillier at night with lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Medora

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
South Unit ©
South Unit
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Painted Canyon Overlook

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Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, then let little ones run wild at Universal Playground/ Eagles Park, and then steep yourself in history at On-A-Slant Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building and then let the kids burn off some steam at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bismarck route planner.

Getting from Medora to Bismarck by car takes about 2 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Medora to Bismarck due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Medora in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 56°F in Bismarck. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bismarck

Fun & Games · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Mandan
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North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum ©
North Dakota State Capitol Building ©
North Dakota State Capitol Building
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park ©
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park