8 days in North Dakota Itinerary

8 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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Fargo
— 2 nights
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Bismarck
— 2 nights
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Medora
— 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. Explore Fargo's surroundings by going to Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site (in Abercrombie) and Grand Forks (University of North Dakota, Ralph Engelstad Arena, &more). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Red River Zoo, catch a live event at Newman Outdoor Field, and steep yourself in history at Bonanzaville.

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Pittsburgh to Fargo is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Pittsburgh to Fargo is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Pittsburgh in September, expect little chillier with lows of 52°F in Fargo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo
Ralph Engelstad Arena ©
Ralph Engelstad Arena
Bonanzaville ©
Bonanzaville

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Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building and then get engrossed in the history at North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Dakota Zoo, let little ones run wild at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, and then contemplate the long history of On-A-Slant Village.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bismarck trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Fargo to Bismarck in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. September in Bismarck sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Medora.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 2:
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North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum ©
The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park ©
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park

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Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Chateau de Mores State Historic Site, appreciate the extensive heritage of Painted Canyon Overlook, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of South Unit.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Medora trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bismarck to Medora takes 2 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Medora

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
South Unit ©
South Unit
Chateau de Mores State Historic Site ©
Chateau de Mores State Historic Site