6 days in North Dakota Itinerary

6 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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Route & dates

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 see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bismarck road trip planner.

New Strawn to Bismarck is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New Strawn in July; daily highs in Bismarck reach 85°F and lows reach 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 Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Raging Rivers Waterpark
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The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo
Raging Rivers Waterpark ©
Raging Rivers Waterpark
North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum ©
North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum

1
night
Dickinson

Dickinson ©
Dickinson is a city in Stark County, North Dakota, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Enchanted Highway. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): cruise along Enchanted Highway and then learn more about the world around you at Dakota Dinosaur Museum.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Dickinson trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Bismarck to Dickinson in 1.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bismarck to Dickinson due to the time zone difference. In July in Dickinson, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 55°F at night. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off 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

few
hours
Medora

Medora
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Medora trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Dickinson to Medora in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 55°F. You'll set off 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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): cruise along Petrified Forest Loop, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Painted Canyon Overlook, and then explore the striking landscape of South Unit.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Theodore Roosevelt National Park trip planning site.

Theodore Roosevelt National Park is very close to Medora. July in Theodore Roosevelt National Park sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 55°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Sat) before leaving for Watford City.

Things to do in Theodore Roosevelt National Park

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

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. On the 27th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at River Bend Overlook and then explore the striking landscape of North Unit.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Watford City driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Theodore Roosevelt National Park to Watford City takes 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Theodore Roosevelt National Park to Watford City is 1 hour. July in Watford City sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 55°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Watford City

Nature Parks

Side Trip

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