9 days in North Dakota Itinerary

9 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. On the 18th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, thensteep yourself in history at Von Hoffman House, and then get to know the fascinating history of Painted Canyon Overlook. On the next day, take some stellar pictures from Badlands Overlook, look for gifts at Prairie Fire Pottery, thenget engrossed in the history at Chateau de Mores State Historic Site, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Unit.

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Edmonton, Canada to Medora is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Edmonton in August, you will find days in Medora are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Regent.

Things to do in Medora

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Prairie Fire Pottery
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Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
South Unit ©
South Unit
Painted Canyon Overlook ©
Painted Canyon Overlook

1
night
Regent

Regent ©
Regent is a city in Hettinger County, North Dakota, United States. On the 20th (Tue), take a memorable drive along Enchanted Highway.

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Drive from Medora to Regent in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Regent can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Regent

Scenic Drive Outdoors
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Enchanted Highway ©
Enchanted Highway

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Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. On the 21st (Wed), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Dakota Zoo, look for gifts at North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, thenget a sense of history and politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building, and finally contemplate the long history of On-A-Slant Village. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Missouri River, thenadmire the majestic nature at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Laughing Sun Brewing Co..

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bismarck trip website.

Drive from Regent to Bismarck in 2 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Jamestown.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Mandan
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North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum ©
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park ©
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo

1
night
Jamestown

Jamestown ©
Jamestown is a city in Stutsman County, North Dakota, United States. On the 23rd (Fri), join the crowd at Jamestown Speedway, thensee the interesting displays at Stutsman County Memorial Museum, thenexamine the collection at National Buffalo Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Frontier Village.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Jamestown trip planning site.

Getting from Bismarck to Jamestown by car takes about 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Jamestown are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Minot.

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

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. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Roosevelt Park Zoo, walk around Scandinavian Heritage Park, and then see the interesting displays at Dakota Territory Air Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Minot trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jamestown to Minot takes 3 hours. In August in Minot, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 25th (Sun), you're off to home.

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