8 days in Dickinson & Minot Itinerary

8 days in Dickinson & Minot Itinerary

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8 days in Dickinson & Minot Itinerary

Start: Dickinson
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
End: Dickinson


Dickinson ©
Dickinson is a city in Stark County, North Dakota, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Enchanted Highway (in Regent), Bismarck (The Dakota Zoo, Buffalo Statue, &more) and Medora (Badlands Overlook & North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Dickinson Museum Center, get a new perspective on nature at Dakota Dinosaur Museum, stroll around Patterson Lake Recreational Area, and explore the striking landscape of South Unit.

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In February in Dickinson, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Minot.

Things to do in Dickinson

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bismarck, Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Medora, Enchanted Highway
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The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo
Dickinson Museum Center ©
Dickinson Museum Center


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 6th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Fort Mandan and then take an in-depth tour of The North Dakota Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Scandinavian Heritage Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Roosevelt Park Zoo, and then learn about all things military at Dakota Territory Air Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Minot trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dickinson to Minot takes 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. While traveling from Dickinson, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Minot, ranging from highs of -5°C to lows of -17°C. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Minot

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

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Scandinavian Heritage Park ©
Scandinavian Heritage Park
Roosevelt Park Zoo ©
Roosevelt Park Zoo