4 days in North Dakota & Montana Itinerary

4 days in North Dakota & Montana Itinerary

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4 days in North Dakota & Montana Itinerary

Start: New York City
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Foot + Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
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Medora
— Few hours
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Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  9​h 15​min
2
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
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Taxi + Fly + Bus:  10​h 30​min
End: New York City

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Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. On the 9th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Painted Canyon Overlook.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Medora trip itinerary planning tool .

New York City to Medora is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Medora. Plan for much colder nights when traveling from New York City in August since evenings lows in Medora dip to 50°F. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Medora

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Painted Canyon Overlook
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Painted Canyon Overlook ©
Painted Canyon Overlook

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road and then appreciate the views at Logan Pass. On the next day, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then trek along Grinnell Glacier.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park trip website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Medora to Glacier National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
River Rafting & Tubing
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

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