6 days in North Dakota Itinerary

6 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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Medora
— 2 nights
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Bismarck
— 3 nights

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Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. On the 11th (Sun), wander the wide-open spaces of Elkhorn Ranch Site, appreciate the extensive heritage of Painted Canyon Overlook, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Unit. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Caprock-Coulee Trail and then explore the striking landscape of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Medora online itinerary planner.

New York City to Medora is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Medora due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much colder in Medora, with lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (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
Painted Canyon Overlook ©
Painted Canyon Overlook

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Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Take a break from Bismarck with a short trip to Dinosaurs of the Prairie in Napoleon, about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, steep yourself in history at On-A-Slant Village, pause for some photo ops at Buffalo Statue, and get a sense of history and politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bismarck day trip app.

You can drive from Medora to Bismarck in 2 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Medora to Bismarck due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Medora in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bismarck, with lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trips

Mandan, Dinosaurs of the Prairie
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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