Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Sacramento to Iowa. If you're planning a road trip to Iowa, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
Your starting point is Sacramento, California.
You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.
Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.
Reno (31 answers)
Truckee River (2 mentions)
Peppermill Resort Spa Casino (2 mentions)
questions about Reno:
What's the best neighborhood in Reno for a first time visitor?
Dog-friendly hotels in Reno?
Elko (5 answers)
Salt Lake City (59 answers)
Temple Square (8 mentions)
Liberty Park (5 mentions)
Tracy Aviary (3 mentions)
Red Butte Garden & Arboretum (2 mentions)
The Beehive House (2 mentions)
restaurants around Salt Lake City:
Maxwell's East Coast Eatery
Pig and A Jelly Jar
questions about Salt Lake City:
What is your favorite restaurant in Salt Lake City?
What's the best, cant-miss meal in Salt Lake City?
Centrally-Located Hotels in Salt Lake City?
Winter time activities in Salt Lake City
Places to bar hop and night life in SLC?
Laramie (4 answers)
questions about Laramie:
What is your favorite restaurant in Laramie?
North Platte (2 answers)
Omaha (16 answers)
Henry Doorly Zoo (8 mentions)
Joslyn Art Museum (3 mentions)
Lauritzen Gardens (2 mentions)
The Durham Museum (2 mentions)
Omaha Children's Museum (2 mentions)
restaurants around Omaha:
Stokes Grill & Bar Wood Fired Foods
801 Chophouse at The Paxton
Lo Sole Mio Ristorante
questions about Omaha:
Best free things to do in Omaha?
Low-key bachelor party activities in Omaha?
Dog friendly hotels
Your final destination is Iowa (IA).
You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.
This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
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Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!
Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.
And if you know Sacramento well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Sacramento!