7 days in Minneapolis, North Dakota & Montana Itinerary

7 days in Minneapolis, North Dakota & Montana Itinerary

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Minneapolis
— 1 night
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Medora
— 2 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, get in on the family fun at Cafesjian's Carousel, thencontemplate the long history of Historic Fort Snelling, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Minnehaha Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Minneapolis trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Atlanta to Minneapolis is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Minneapolis is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Atlanta in August, expect Minneapolis to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Medora.

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Saint Paul
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Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Historic Fort Snelling ©
Historic Fort Snelling
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art

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Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. On the 12th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of South Unit. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Painted Canyon Overlook.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Medora trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Minneapolis to Medora in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Minneapolis to Medora due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Medora when traveling from Minneapolis in August, with lows around °F. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Medora

Historic Sites Parks Nature

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Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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South Unit ©
South Unit
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at St.Mary Falls, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, and then explore and take pictures at Going-to-the-Sun Road. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park trip app.

You can drive from Medora to Glacier National Park in 11 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

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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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