5 days in Grand Forks & Nebraska Itinerary

5 days in Grand Forks & Nebraska Itinerary

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5 days in Grand Forks & Nebraska Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Grand Forks
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Omaha
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Kearney
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Denver

1
night
Grand Forks

Grand Forks ©
Grand Forks is the third-largest city in the State of North Dakota (after Fargo and Bismarck) and is the county seat of Grand Forks County. To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Forks trip planner .

Denver to Grand Forks is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Denver to Grand Forks, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Denver in June: highs in Grand Forks hover around 77°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Omaha.

Things to do in Grand Forks

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Turtle River State Park
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Turtle River State Park ©
Turtle River State Park
Widman's Candy Shop ©
Widman's Candy Shop
North Dakota Museum of Art ©
North Dakota Museum of Art

2
nights
Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Joslyn Art Museum, observe the fascinating underwater world at Henry Doorly Zoo, then take an in-depth tour of The Durham Museum, and finally take a stroll through Old Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): examine the collection at Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then take in the views from Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Omaha visit planner.

Explore your travel options from Grand Forks to Omaha with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Forks in June; daily highs in Omaha reach 85°F and lows reach 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kearney.

Things to do in Omaha

Museums Nightlife Parks

Side Trip

Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
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The Durham Museum ©
The Durham Museum
Joslyn Art Museum ©
Joslyn Art Museum
Old Market ©
Old Market

1
night
Kearney

Kearney ©
Kearney is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. On the 28th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Museum of Nebraska Art, then take in panoramic vistas at Great Platte River Road Archway Monument, then see the interesting displays at Classic Car Collection, and finally identify plant and animal life at Audubon Rowe Sanctuary.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kearney vacation planner .

You can drive from Omaha to Kearney in 3 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kearney

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Audubon Rowe Sanctuary
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Classic Car Collection ©
Classic Car Collection

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