6 days in North Dakota Itinerary

6 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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6 days in North Dakota Itinerary

Start: New Strawn
Drive:  12​h 15​min
1
Bismarck
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Dickinson
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Medora
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
4
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Watford City
— 1 night
Drive:  14​h
End: New Strawn

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nights
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. You've now added Raging Rivers Waterpark to your itinerary.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bismarck holiday planning site .

New Strawn to Bismarck is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In July, Bismarck is a bit cooler than New Strawn - with highs of 85°F and lows of 58°F. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Dickinson.

Things to do in Bismarck

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trip

Raging Rivers Waterpark
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The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo
Raging Rivers Waterpark ©
Raging Rivers Waterpark

1
night
Dickinson

Dickinson ©
Dickinson is a city in Stark County, North Dakota, United States. You've now added Enchanted Highway to your itinerary. On the 25th (Thu), take a memorable drive along Enchanted Highway and then learn more about the world around you at Dakota Dinosaur Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Dickinson online holiday maker .

Traveling by car from Bismarck to Dickinson takes 1.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bismarck to Dickinson due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Dickinson are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Medora.

Things to do in Dickinson

Scenic Drive Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Enchanted Highway
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Enchanted Highway ©
Enchanted Highway
Dakota Dinosaur Museum ©
Dakota Dinosaur Museum

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hours
Medora

Medora
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Medora day trip planning site .

You can drive from Dickinson to Medora in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Medora are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. You will leave for Theodore Roosevelt National Park on the 26th (Fri).

Things to do in Medora

Parks Nature Museums
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1
night
Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park displays Great Plains wildlife such as bison, wild horses, elk, big horn sheep, and prairie dogs in a mixed landscape of expansive prairie and craggy badlands.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Petrified Forest Loop, get to know the fascinating history of Painted Canyon Overlook, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Unit.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Theodore Roosevelt National Park tour itinerary planner .

Theodore Roosevelt National Park is just a short distance from Medora. In July, daily temperatures in Theodore Roosevelt National Park can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Watford City.

Things to do in Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Historic Sites Parks Scenic Drive
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Painted Canyon Overlook ©
Painted Canyon Overlook
South Unit ©
South Unit
Petrified Forest Loop ©
Petrified Forest Loop

1
night
Watford City

Watford City ©
Watford City, founded in 1914, is a city in and the county seat of McKenzie County, North Dakota, United States. River Bend Overlook has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at River Bend Overlook and then explore the striking landscape of North Unit.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Watford City trip planner.

You can drive from Theodore Roosevelt National Park to Watford City in 2 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Theodore Roosevelt National Park to Watford City due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 55°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Watford City

Parks Nature

Side Trip

North Unit
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North Unit ©
North Unit
River Bend Overlook ©
River Bend Overlook