7 days in North Dakota Itinerary

7 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Edmonton
Fly + Drive:  14 h 30 min
1
Mandan
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
2
Medora
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Minot
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Edmonton

1
day
Mandan

Mandan ©
Mandan is a city on the eastern border of Morton County and is the eighth-largest city in North Dakota. On the 17th (Mon), let little ones run wild at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, then contemplate the long history of Custer House, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Universal Playground/ Eagles Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Mandan trip planner.

Edmonton, Canada to Mandan is an approximately 15- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Edmonton to Mandan is 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Medora.

Things to do in Mandan

Fun & Games Parks Nature
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Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park ©
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
Universal Playground/ Eagles Park ©
Universal Playground/ Eagles Park
Custer House ©
Custer House

3
nights
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Cannonball Concretions Pullout and Von Hoffman House. Visit South Unit and Painted Canyon Overlook for their historical value. Step out of Medora to go to Regent and see Enchanted Highway, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Theodore Roosevelt National Park, get engrossed in the history at Chateau de Mores State Historic Site, look for gifts at Prairie Fire Pottery, and take some stellar pictures from Badlands Overlook.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Medora trip planning website.

You can drive from Mandan to Medora in 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Mandan to Medora is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Mandan in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Medora, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Minot.

Things to do in Medora

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Enchanted Highway, Cannonball Concretions Pullout, Prairie Fire Pottery
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Cannonball Concretions Pullout ©
Cannonball Concretions Pullout
South Unit ©
South Unit
Prairie Fire Pottery ©
Prairie Fire Pottery

2
nights
Minot

Minot ©
Minot is a city in and the county seat of Ward County, North Dakota, United States, in the state's north-central region. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): browse the different shops at Dakota Square Mall, see the interesting displays at Railroad Museum & Magic City Express, and then hike along Riverwalk of Minot.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Minot vacation builder.

Getting from Medora to Minot by car takes about 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Minot when traveling from Medora in August, with lows around 16°C. You will leave for home on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Minot

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Railroad Museum & Magic City Express ©
Railroad Museum & Magic City Express
Riverwalk of Minot ©
Riverwalk of Minot
Dakota Square Mall ©
Dakota Square Mall