8 days in Bismarck, Salt Lake City & North Lake Tahoe Itinerary

8 days in Bismarck, Salt Lake City & North Lake Tahoe Itinerary

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Bismarck
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Salt Lake City
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Truckee
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Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, ponder the world of politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building, then pause for some photo ops at Buffalo Statue, and finally have fun at Universal Playground/ Eagles Park. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at On-A-Slant Village and then let the kids burn off some steam at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Bismarck vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Bismarck. In July, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks · Fun & Games · Shopping · Museums

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Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park ©
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum ©
North Dakota State Capitol Building ©
North Dakota State Capitol Building

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Venture out of the city with trips to Park City (Utah Olympic Park & Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol, take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Madeleine.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Salt Lake City holiday planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Bismarck to Salt Lake City with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bismarck to Salt Lake City. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bismarck in July: high temperatures in Salt Lake City hover around 95°F and lows are around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Truckee.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Utah Olympic Park ©
Utah Olympic Park
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle

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Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): let the kids burn off some steam at Commons Beach Park, whizz through the canopy at Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks, and then hike along Eagle Rock Hiking Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): see the world from above with HeliTahoe, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then browse the exhibits of Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, and finally make a trip to Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Truckee trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Truckee takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Salt Lake City in July, plan for little chillier days in Truckee, with highs around 82°F, while nights are colder with lows around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks ©
Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks
River Rafting & Tubing

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