7 days in North Dakota Itinerary

7 days in North Dakota Itinerary

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7 days in North Dakota Itinerary

Charlo
Fly:  22​h 45​min
Bismarck
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Minot
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
Grand Forks
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Fargo
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 15​min
Charlo

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Bismarck

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Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, ponder the world of politics at State Capitol Building, then sample the tasty concoctions at Laughing Sun Brewing Co., and finally meet the residents at The Dakota Zoo.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bismarck trip builder tool .

Charlo, Canada to Bismarck is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Charlo in February, expect nights in Bismarck to be about the same, around -17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Minot.

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The Dakota Zoo
The Dakota Zoo
Laughing Sun Brewing Co.
Laughing Sun Brewing Co.

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Minot

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Minot is a city located in north central North Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): stroll through Scandinavian Heritage Park and then buy something for everyone on your list at Dakota Square Mall.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Minot itinerary planner .

Getting from Bismarck to Minot by car takes about 2 hours. In February in Minot, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Forks.

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Scandinavian Heritage Park ©
Scandinavian Heritage Park
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Dakota Square Mall

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Grand Forks

Grand Forks ©
Grand Forks is the third-largest city in the State of North Dakota (after Fargo and Bismarck) and the county seat of Grand Forks County. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Ralph Engelstad Arena and then look for gifts at Widman's Candy Shop.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Forks road trip site .

Traveling by car from Minot to Grand Forks takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Minot in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Grand Forks, with lows of -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Fargo.

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Widman's Candy Shop
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Ralph Engelstad Arena

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Fargo

Fargo
Fargo is the largest city in the State of North Dakota, accounting for nearly 16% of the state population. On the 6th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Fargo Air Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Red River Zoo, and then see the interesting displays at Roger Maris Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): explore and take pictures at North Dakota State University, then admire all the interesting features of Newman Outdoor Field, and then admire all the interesting features of Fargodome.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Fargo tour planner .

You can drive from Grand Forks to Fargo in 1.5 hours. February in Fargo sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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Red River Zoo
Red River Zoo
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Fargodome
Fargo Air Museum
Fargo Air Museum

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