9 days in North Dakota Itinerary

9 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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Jamestown
— 2 nights
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Bismarck
— 3 nights
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Medora
— 3 nights

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Jamestown

Jamestown ©
Jamestown is a city in Stutsman County, North Dakota, United States. On the 26th (Mon), bet on your favorite at Jamestown Speedway, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint James Basilica, then examine the collection at National Buffalo Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Frontier Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Sheyenne River Valley National Scenic Byway, see the interesting displays at Midland Continental Depot Transport Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Jamestown Reservoir.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Jamestown attractions planner.

Seattle to Jamestown is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Jamestown is 2 hours. Traveling from Seattle in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Jamestown, with lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Jamestown

Museums · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Saint James Basilica ©
Saint James Basilica
Midland Continental Depot Transport Museum ©
Sheyenne River Valley National Scenic Byway ©

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Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Audubon National Wildlife Refuge Complex and Raging Rivers Waterpark. Explore Bismarck's surroundings by going to Salem Sue (in New Salem), Lake Ashtabula (in Valley City) and Welk Homestead State Historic Site (in Strasburg). There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Buffalo Statue, look for all kinds of wild species at McDowell Dam Nature Park, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Keelboat Park.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bismarck trip planner.

You can drive from Jamestown to Bismarck in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Medora.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Audubon National Wildlife Refuge Complex ©
Audubon National Wildlife Refuge Complex
Welk Homestead State Historic Site ©
Welk Homestead State Historic Site
Raging Rivers Waterpark ©
Raging Rivers Waterpark

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Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Harold Schafer Heritage Center and Von Hoffman House. Venture out of the city with trips to Patterson Lake Recreational Area (in Dickinson) and Peaceful Valley (in Theodore Roosevelt National Park). The adventure continues: ride a horse along Maah Daah Hey Trail, explore the striking landscape of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, see the interesting displays at Billings County Court House Museum, and take a memorable drive along Little Missouri National Grassland.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Medora attractions planner.

You can drive from Bismarck to Medora in 2 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Bismarck in August, expect little chillier with lows of 50°F in Medora. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Medora

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 2:
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Von Hoffman House ©
Von Hoffman House
Little Missouri National Grassland ©
Little Missouri National Grassland
Harold Schafer Heritage Center ©
Harold Schafer Heritage Center