6 days in Derby, Omaha & Grand Forks Itinerary

6 days in Derby, Omaha & Grand Forks Itinerary

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Fly to Wichita Eisenhower National Airport, Drive to Derby
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Derby
— 1 night
Drive
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Omaha
— 2 nights
Fly to Hector International Airport, Drive to Grand Forks
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Grand Forks
— 2 nights
Drive to Hector International Airport, Fly to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

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Derby

— 1 night
Derby is a city in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States and the largest suburb of Wichita. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Field Station Dinosaurs and then walk around High Park. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Bartlett Arboretum, then try your luck at Kansas Star Casino, and then do a tasting at Wyldewood Cellars Winery.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Derby trip itinerary planner.

Dallas to Derby is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Dallas in August, expect Derby to be slightly colder, temps between 88°F and 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Omaha.

Things to do in Derby

Fun & Games · Parks · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Omaha

— 2 nights

Gateway to the West

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 17th (Mon): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Henry Doorly Zoo, try to win big at Horseshoe Council Bluffs, then get your bearings at Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Headquarters, and finally take in the views from Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of The Durham Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Old Market, then take in the exciting artwork at Curbside Clothing, and finally contemplate the long history of Kanesville Tabernacle.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Omaha trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Derby to Omaha by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Grand Forks.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nightlife

Side Trip

Grand Forks

— 2 nights
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. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Gardens, deepen your understanding at University of North Dakota, and then look for gifts at Widman's Candy Shop.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Forks trip tool.

Explore your travel options from Omaha to Grand Forks with the Route module. Expect little chillier evenings in Grand Forks when traveling from Omaha in August, with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Forks

Parks · Shopping