8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Twin Falls
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Twin Falls
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h
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Rapid City
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
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Omaha
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Independence
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
5
Nauvoo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
6
Casper
— 1 day
Fly:  8​h
End: Twin Falls

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Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): look for gifts at Rudy's - A Cook's Paradise, snap pictures at Perrine Bridge, then trek along Snake River Canyon Trail, and finally admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Twin Falls day trip app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Twin Falls. In July, daytime highs in Twin Falls are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Perrine Bridge ©
Perrine Bridge
Snake River Canyon Trail ©
Snake River Canyon Trail

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial, and then pause for some photo ops at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reptile Gardens, then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, and then explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rapid City route app .

Traveling by flight from Twin Falls to Rapid City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. When traveling from Twin Falls in July, plan for little chillier days in Rapid City, with highs around 85°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Omaha.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Custer, Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Crazy Horse Memorial ©
Crazy Horse Memorial

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Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
On the 26th (Fri), observe the fascinating underwater world at Henry Doorly Zoo, then try to win big at Horseshoe Council Bluffs, then take a stroll through Old Market, and finally stop by Old Market Candy Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Joslyn Art Museum, get engrossed in the history at The Durham Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Headquarters, and finally take in the views from Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Omaha tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Rapid City to Omaha in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Rapid City to Omaha is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Independence.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

Horseshoe Council Bluffs
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Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Horseshoe Council Bluffs ©
Horseshoe Council Bluffs
Old Market ©
Old Market

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Independence

Independence ©
Independence is the fifth-largest city in the state of Missouri. On the 28th (Sun), examine the collection at Bingham Waggoner Estate, then contemplate the long history of Harry S Truman National Historic Site, then get engrossed in the history at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Independence Square.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Independence online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Omaha to Independence takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Nauvoo.

Things to do in Independence

Historic Sites Museums
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Bingham Waggoner Estate ©
Bingham Waggoner Estate
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Harry S Truman National Historic Site ©

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Nauvoo

Nauvoo ©
Nauvoo is a small city in Hancock County, Illinois, United States, on the Mississippi River near Fort Madison, Iowa. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nauvoo Temple, then take an in-depth tour of Rheinberger House Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Historic Nauvoo.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Nauvoo trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Independence to Nauvoo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Independence in July: high temperatures in Nauvoo hover around 84°F and lows are around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Casper.

Things to do in Nauvoo

Historic Sites Museums
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Historic Nauvoo ©
Historic Nauvoo
Nauvoo Temple ©
Nauvoo Temple

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Casper

Casper ©
Casper is a city in and the county seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. On the 30th (Tue), hike along Platte River Trails, contemplate the long history of Fort Caspar Museum and Historic Site, and then get engrossed in the history at National Historic Trails Interpretive Center.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Casper trip itinerary builder tool .

Explore your travel options from Nauvoo to Casper with the Route module. Traveling from Nauvoo to Casper, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nauvoo in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Casper, with lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Casper

Trails Historic Sites Outdoors
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