6 days in Grand Forks & Medora Itinerary

6 days in Grand Forks & Medora Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
Grand Forks
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Toronto

Grand Forks

Grand Forks ©
Grand Forks is the third-largest city in the State of North Dakota (after Fargo and Bismarck) and is the county seat of Grand Forks County. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): look for gifts at Widman's Candy Shop, gain insight at University of North Dakota, and then bet on your favorite at River Cities Speedway. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Turtle River State Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Grand Forks driving holiday website.

Toronto, Canada to Grand Forks is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Grand Forks when traveling from Toronto in August, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Medora.

Things to do in Grand Forks

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Turtle River State Park
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Turtle River State Park ©
Turtle River State Park
River Cities Speedway ©
River Cities Speedway
University of North Dakota ©
University of North Dakota


Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Go for a jaunt from Medora to Regent to see Enchanted Highway about 1h 15 min away. Spend the 7th (Sun) exploring nature at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Chateau de Mores State Historic Site, appreciate the extensive heritage of Painted Canyon Overlook, explore the striking landscape of South Unit, and cruise along Petrified Forest Loop.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Medora trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Grand Forks to Medora in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Medora when traveling from Grand Forks in August, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Medora

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Enchanted Highway
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Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Chateau de Mores State Historic Site ©
Chateau de Mores State Historic Site
South Unit ©
South Unit