12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Omaha
— 1 night
2
Pueblo
— 3 nights
3
Rapid City
— 1 night
4
Minot
— 1 night
5
Bloomington
— 2 nights
6
Mackinac Island
— 1 night

1
night
Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
On the 17th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kanesville Tabernacle, examine the collection at Boys Town, then identify plant and animal life at Fontenelle Forest Nature Center, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Henry Doorly Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Mangelsen Images of Nature Gallery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Cecilia's Cathedral, and then stroll the grounds of Mormon Pioneer Cemetery.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Omaha road trip app.

Dundee to Omaha is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dundee to Omaha, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Omaha can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Pueblo.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kanesville Tabernacle, Fontenelle Forest Nature Center, Boys Town
Highlights from your plan
Boys Town ©
Boys Town
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center ©
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center
St. Cecilia's Cathedral ©
St. Cecilia's Cathedral

3
nights
Pueblo

Pueblo ©
Pueblo is a home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pueblo County, Colorado, United States. Take a break from the city and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Mission: Wolf. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bishop Castle and Florence Pioneer Museum and Research Center. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Center for American Values, take an in-depth tour of Pueblo Heritage Museum, go for a walk through Frontier Pathways Scenic and Historic Byway, and explore the world behind art at Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Pueblo online travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Omaha to Pueblo. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Omaha to Pueblo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Omaha in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Pueblo, with lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Pueblo

Museums · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Florence Pioneer Museum and Research Center, Mission: Wolf, River Rafting & Tubing, Bishop Castle
Highlights from your plan
Bishop Castle ©
Bishop Castle
River Rafting & Tubing
Mission: Wolf ©
Mission: Wolf

1
night
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museum of Geology, learn about winemaking at Firehouse Wine Cellars, view the masterpieces at Art Alley, examine the collection at America's Founding Fathers Exhibit, then take in the exciting artwork at Suzie Cappa Art Center, and finally get engrossed in the history at Pawnseum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rapid City trip itinerary tool.

Explore your travel options from Pueblo to Rapid City with the Route module. Traveling from Pueblo in August, expect nights in Rapid City to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Minot.

Things to do in Rapid City

Museums · Shopping · Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Geology ©
Museum of Geology
America's Founding Fathers Exhibit ©
America's Founding Fathers Exhibit
Art Alley ©
Art Alley

1
night
Minot

Minot ©
Minot is a city in and the county seat of Ward County, North Dakota, United States, in the state's north-central region. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): trek along Riverwalk of Minot, then see the interesting displays at Railroad Museum & Magic City Express, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Dakota Square Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the resident critters at Roosevelt Park Zoo and then stroll around Scandinavian Heritage Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Minot trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Rapid City to Minot takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rapid City to Minot due to the time zone difference. In August in Minot, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bloomington.

Things to do in Minot

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Riverwalk of Minot ©
Riverwalk of Minot
Roosevelt Park Zoo ©
Roosevelt Park Zoo
Scandinavian Heritage Park ©
Scandinavian Heritage Park

2
nights
Bloomington

Bloomington ©
The city of Bloomington, part of the Minneapolis-St.
On the 25th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, find something for the whole family at Nickelodeon Universe, and then have some family-friendly fun at FlyOver America. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Camp Ice Age and then browse the different shops at Mall of America.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bloomington journey builder tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Minot to Bloomington. Traveling from Minot in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bloomington, with lows of 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Bloomington

Shopping · Theme Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Mall of America ©
Mall of America
Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge ©
Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge
FlyOver America ©
FlyOver America

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 27th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church, then examine the collection at The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Fort Holmes.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Bloomington to Mackinac Island takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram, train, bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Bloomington to Mackinac Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Bloomington in August; daily highs in Mackinac Island reach 72°F and lows reach 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Fort Holmes ©
Fort Holmes

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