9 days in Fort Dodge & Omaha Itinerary

9 days in Fort Dodge & Omaha Itinerary

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Fly to Des Moines International Airport, Drive to Fort Dodge
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Fort Dodge
— 4 nights
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Omaha
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Fort Dodge

Fort Dodge is a city in and the county seat of Webster County, Iowa, United States, along the Des Moines River. Get out of town with these interesting Fort Dodge side-trips: Mason City (Rock Crest - Rock Glen Historical District, Stockman House Museum, &more), Grotto of the Redemption (in West Bend) and Wild Rose Casino (in Jefferson). The adventure continues: experience rural life at Community Orchard, take in nature's colorful creations at Central Gardens of North Iowa, pause for some photo ops at The Indian Princess Statue, and take an in-depth tour of The Fort Museum & Frontier Village.

Plan my day in Fort Dodge using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Austin to Fort Dodge is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Austin in October: high temperatures in Fort Dodge hover around 63°F and lows are around 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Omaha.

Things to do in Fort Dodge

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Omaha

Gateway to the West

A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Get out of town with these interesting Omaha side-trips: Lincoln (Nebraska State Holocaust Memorial, Nebraska State Capitol, &more). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center, shop like a local with Old Market, try your luck at Horseshoe Council Bluffs, and look for gifts at Old Market Candy Shop.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Omaha trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Fort Dodge to Omaha takes 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Omaha can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Casinos

Side Trips