6 days in North Dakota Itinerary

6 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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6 days in North Dakota Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Fly + Taxi:  9 h 45 min
1
Medora
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Bismarck
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Fargo
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

2
nights
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): look for gifts at Prairie Fire Pottery, get engrossed in the history at Chateau de Mores State Historic Site, and then explore the striking landscape of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Painted Canyon Overlook and then explore the striking landscape of South Unit.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Medora journey builder.

Fort Lauderdale to Medora is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Medora due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in May, expect Medora to be cooler, temps between 65°F and 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Medora

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Prairie Fire Pottery
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Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
South Unit ©
South Unit
Painted Canyon Overlook ©
Painted Canyon Overlook

1
night
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. On the 22nd (Fri), stop by North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, get a sense of history and politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building, then get to know the resident critters at The Dakota Zoo, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Missouri River.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bismarck road trip planner.

Getting from Medora to Bismarck by car takes about 2.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in May, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Museums Shopping
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The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo
North Dakota State Capitol Building ©

2
nights
Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Bonanzaville USA, then get to know the resident critters at Red River Zoo, and then see the interesting displays at Roger Maris Museum. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Fargo Air Museum and then have some family-friendly fun at Sky Zone Trampoline Park.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Fargo online vacation planner .

You can drive from Bismarck to Fargo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In May, daytime highs in Fargo are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo
Fargo Air Museum ©
Fargo Air Museum
Roger Maris Museum ©
Roger Maris Museum

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