12 days in North Dakota Itinerary

12 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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12 days in North Dakota Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Fargo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Jamestown
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Minot
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Medora
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Regent
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Bismarck
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Kalamazoo

3
nights
Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fargo: Alexandria (Big Ole Viking Statue & Runestone Museum), Otto the Big Otter (in Fergus Falls) and Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site (in Abercrombie). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Red River Zoo, buy something for everyone on your list at West Acres Shopping Center, examine the collection at Fargo Air Museum, and steep yourself in history at Bonanzaville USA.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Fargo trip itinerary planning app.

Kalamazoo to Fargo is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. June in Fargo sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Jamestown.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Alexandria, Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Otto the Big Otter, Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site, Bonanzaville USA
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Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo
Runestone Museum ©
Runestone Museum

1
night
Jamestown

Jamestown ©
Jamestown is a city in Stutsman County, North Dakota, United States. On the 15th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Stutsman County Memorial Museum, examine the collection at National Buffalo Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Frontier Village.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Jamestown trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Fargo to Jamestown takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Jamestown are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to 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

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. On the 16th (Wed), stroll around Scandinavian Heritage Park, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Roosevelt Park Zoo, and then brush up on your military savvy at Dakota Territory Air Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Minot road trip planning site.

Getting from Jamestown to Minot by car takes about 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Minot are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Medora.

Things to do in Minot

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Scandinavian Heritage Park ©
Scandinavian Heritage Park
Roosevelt Park Zoo ©
Roosevelt Park Zoo

2
nights
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Chateau de Mores State Historic Site, then contemplate the long history of Von Hoffman House, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Painted Canyon Overlook and then stroll through South Unit.

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Traveling by car from Minot to Medora takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. In June in Medora, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (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

1
night
Regent

Regent ©
Regent is a city in Hettinger County, North Dakota, United States. Enchanted Highway has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Enchanted Highway.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Regent trip tool .

Traveling by car from Medora to Regent takes 1.5 hours. June in Regent sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 50°F at night. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bismarck.

Things to do in Regent

Outdoors Scenic Drive
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Enchanted Highway ©
Enchanted Highway

3
nights
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Go for a jaunt from Bismarck to Washburn to see Fort Mandan about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: meet the residents at The Dakota Zoo, pause for some photo ops at Buffalo Statue, contemplate the long history of On-A-Slant Village, and explore the activities along Missouri River.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bismarck trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Regent to Bismarck by car takes about 2 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Regent to Bismarck due to the time zone difference. June in Bismarck sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mandan, Fort Mandan
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The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo
North Dakota State Capitol Building ©

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