Itinerary: Regional Attractions
Spokane - Minneapolis
Group, Fly-Drive, Motorhome
The region is proud
of its pioneering heritage and, en route, offers some of the
most unique American cultural attractions in the country.
Day 1/2 Arrive
History buffs can walk the city streets and enjoy Spokane’s
century-old buildings where the city’s colorful history comes
alive including Bing Crosby’s boyhood home. Overnight Spokane.
Day 3 Spokane
to Lewiston via Cataldo
West of Cataldo visit Cataldo Mission of the Sacred HeartIdaho’sÇø¿÷
oldest building. Traveling west to Lewiston, visit the Nez
Perce National Historic Park. The park has a visitors center,
auditorium and theater which brings to life the 10,000 year
history of the Nez Perce Nation. Overnight Lewiston.
Day 4 Lewiston
to Twin Falls38ÛL3E Twin Falls showcases the spectacular
Snake River Canyon, which is best viewed from the Buzz Langdon
Visitors Center. The Herrett Center Faulkner Planetarium is
a 151-seat state-of-the-art facility. Overnight, Twin Falls.
Day 5 Twin
Falls to Idaho Falls via Blackfoot
The World Potato Exposition in Blackfoot offers dozens
of fun and educational exhibits about the potato. Overnight,
Day 6/7 Deer
Lodge to Yellowstone National Park
The world’s first national park is Yellowstone National
Park, where over 10,000 thermal features and hundreds of animal
species run wild. Overnight Yellowstone .
Day 8 Yellowstone
The Wyoming Dinosaur Center in Thermopolis features exciting
dioramas and exhibits. The museum’s mounted dinosaur skeletons
were unearthed less than two miles from the center on the
Warm Springs ranch. Shuttle bus tours are offered to visitors
who want to see a working fossil dig in progress. Overnight
Day 9/10 Thermopolis
to Rapid City
The Journey Museum in Rapid City contains geological and
archeological treasures from the Black Hills. Also in Rapid
City, see the world's largest reptile collection plus over
50,000 flowers at Black Hills Reptile Gardens. Bear Country
is a unique drive-through wildlife park. See bears, wolves,
buffalo, elk, bighorn sheep and other North American wildlife
roaming free in their natural habitat. The Indian Museum of
North America at Crazy Horse Memorial has one of the region’s
foremost collections of Indian artifacts as well as sculptor
Korczak Ziolkowski’s beautiful studio home. The Black Hills
Passion Play in Spearfish portrays the last seven days of
the life of Christ. In Keystone, tour the Rushmore-Borglum
Story. Displays and galleries present the life of the famous
creator of Mt. Rushmore. Overnight Rapid City.
Day 11 Rapid
City to Mitchell via Murdo
Murdo is home of the Pioneer Auto Museum with more than
250 autos and 40 building exhibits. The World’s Only Corn
Palace in Mitchell, built originally in 1892 to encourage
settlement and prove the richness of eastern South Dakota
soil, is decorated inside and out with thousands of bushels
of colorful native corn, grains and grasses. Overnight Mitchell.
Day 12 Mitchell
to Minneapolis/St. Paul via Watertown
In Watertown view over 100 originals of America's most
popular artist at the Terry Redlin Art Center. Overnight Watertown.
Day 13 Minneapolis/St.
Take the three-hour Metro Attractions sightseeing tour
of Minneapolis-St. Paul which encompasses the major attractions
of both cities and/or the new Minnesota History Center in
St. Paul, an architectural masterpiece with museum exhibits
that feature large-scale objects, “hands-on” experiences,
and the popular Minnesota: A-Z Exhrm.
Day 14 Departure
from Minneapolis St. Paul
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