6 days in North Dakota Itinerary

6 days in North Dakota Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Dakota trip builder

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Fargo
— 1 night
Drive
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Jamestown
— 1 night
Drive
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Minot
— 1 night
Drive
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Bismarck
— 2 nights
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Fargo

— 1 night
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Plains Art Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Red River Zoo, and then contemplate the long history of Bonanzaville. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at West Acres Shopping Center, then examine the collection at Roger Maris Museum, and then make a trip to Fargo Air Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Fargo trip planner.

Charlotte to Fargo is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Charlotte to Fargo. Traveling from Charlotte in October, things will get a bit cooler in Fargo: highs are around 59°F and lows about 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jamestown.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trip

Jamestown

— 1 night
Jamestown is a city in Stutsman County, North Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): examine the collection at Stutsman County Memorial Museum, then examine the collection at National Buffalo Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Frontier Village.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Jamestown online visit planner.

Drive from Fargo to Jamestown in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in October, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Minot.

Things to do in Jamestown

Museums

Minot

— 1 night
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 7th (Thu), walk around Scandinavian Heritage Park, then get to know the resident critters at Roosevelt Park Zoo, and then learn about all things military at Dakota Territory Air Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Minot holiday builder app.

Drive from Jamestown to Minot in 3 hours. October in Minot sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Minot

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Bismarck

— 2 nights
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. state of North Dakota and the county seat of Burleigh County. On the 8th (Fri), stop by North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, then 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 Keelboat Park. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at On-A-Slant Village and then have fun at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bismarck visit planning tool.

Traveling by car from Minot to Bismarck takes 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Bismarck are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Shopping

Side Trip

North Dakota travel guide

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National Parks · History Museums · Performances
Geographic Center of the North American Continent
A primarily rural state, North Dakota is the ancient home of the Lakota tribe. Norwegian settlers once made up the European population, and one of the state's major attractions is the Norsk Høstfest, the largest Norwegian festival in the United States. The vast plains and never-ending sky inspire the many orchestras that call the state home. The spirituality of the music is second only to the spirituality of the people, as the state has the nation's highest percentage of churchgoing residents. The state's open fields are conducive to fishing, hunting, and winter activities.