8 days in North Dakota Itinerary

8 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Asheville
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Fargo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Jamestown
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Bismarck
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Minot
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Medora
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Asheville

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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. To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Fargo trip itinerary maker app.

Asheville to Fargo is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Asheville to Fargo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Asheville in September: high temperatures in Fargo hover around 74°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Jamestown.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bonanzaville
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Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo
Bonanzaville ©
Bonanzaville
Roger Maris Museum ©
Roger Maris Museum

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Jamestown

Jamestown ©
Jamestown is a city in Stutsman County, North Dakota, United States. On the 14th (Mon), examine the collection at Stutsman County Memorial Museum, see the interesting displays at National Buffalo Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Frontier Village.

To plan Jamestown vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Fargo to Jamestown takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Jamestown are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Jamestown

Museums
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National Buffalo Museum ©
National Buffalo Museum
Frontier Village ©
Frontier Village
Stutsman County Memorial Museum ©
Stutsman County Memorial Museum

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Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Enchanted Highway has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Enchanted Highway, get a sense of history and politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building, then take an in-depth tour of North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, then let the kids burn off some steam at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Keelboat Park.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bismarck day trip app.

You can drive from Jamestown to Bismarck in 2 hours. September in Bismarck sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Minot.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, Enchanted Highway
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North Dakota State Capitol Building ©
North Dakota State Capitol Building
Enchanted Highway ©
Enchanted Highway
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park ©
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park

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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. On the 16th (Wed), walk around Scandinavian Heritage Park, then get to know the resident critters at Roosevelt Park Zoo, and then brush up on your military savvy at Dakota Territory Air Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Minot trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bismarck to Minot takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Minot are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Medora.

Things to do in Minot

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Scandinavian Heritage Park ©
Scandinavian Heritage Park
Roosevelt Park Zoo ©
Roosevelt Park Zoo
Dakota Territory Air Museum ©
Dakota Territory Air Museum

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nights
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Theodore Roosevelt National Park, then get great views at Badlands Overlook, and then contemplate the long history of Von Hoffman House. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Painted Canyon Overlook and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Unit.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Medora trip planner.

Getting from Minot to Medora by car takes about 3.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Minot to Medora due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minot in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 44°F in Medora. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Medora

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Painted Canyon Overlook ©
Painted Canyon Overlook
South Unit ©
South Unit