8 days in North Dakota Itinerary

8 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fargo
— 1 night
2
Minot
— 1 night
3
Medora
— 2 nights
4
Regent
— 1 night
5
Bismarck
— 2 nights

1
night
Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): see where the action happens at Newman Outdoor Field.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Fargo online day trip planner.

New York City to Fargo is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Fargo. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New York City in July since evenings lows in Fargo dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Minot.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Bonanzaville
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Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo
Newman Outdoor Field ©
Newman Outdoor Field
Roger Maris Museum ©
Roger Maris Museum

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): walk around Scandinavian Heritage Park, then learn about all things military at Dakota Territory Air Museum, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Roosevelt Park Zoo.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Minot itinerary maker website.

Drive from Fargo to Minot in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can 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

2
nights
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Chateau de Mores State Historic Site, then steep yourself in history at Von Hoffman House, then get to know the fascinating history of South Unit, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Painted Canyon Overlook.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Medora tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Minot to Medora in 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July in Medora, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Regent.

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
South Unit ©
South Unit
Painted Canyon Overlook ©
Painted Canyon Overlook

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night
Regent

Regent ©
Regent is a city in Hettinger County, North Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): cruise along Enchanted Highway.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Regent sightseeing website.

Drive from Medora to Regent in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Regent can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Regent

Outdoors · Scenic Drive
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Enchanted Highway ©
Enchanted Highway

2
nights
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): get to know the resident critters at The Dakota Zoo, then let the kids burn off some steam at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Missouri River. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum and then ponder the world of politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bismarck holiday planner.

Getting from Regent to Bismarck by car takes about 2 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Regent to Bismarck. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park ©
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum ©