10 days in Midwest, Arkansas & Oklahoma Itinerary

10 days in Midwest, Arkansas & Oklahoma Itinerary

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Minneapolis
— 1 night
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Des Moines
— 1 night
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Omaha
— 1 night
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Topeka
— 1 night
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Saint Louis
— 2 nights
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Lake Ozark
— 1 night
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Hot Springs
— 1 night
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Tulsa
— 1 night
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Fayetteville
— Few hours

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©

The City of Lakes

Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mall of America, Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and Minnehaha Falls.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Minneapolis online attractions planner.

Durham to Minneapolis is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Durham to Minneapolis due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Durham in November, with highs in Minneapolis at 43°F and lows at 28°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Des Moines.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Shopping Mall
Mall of America
4.3
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Landmark
Minnehaha Falls
4.8

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Des Moines

Des Moines ©
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. Your day by day itinerary now includes Terrace Hill as well as Capitol Building.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Des Moines trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Minneapolis to Des Moines takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Minneapolis in November, expect nights in Des Moines to be about the same, around 32°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Omaha.

Things to do in Des Moines

Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Government Building
Capitol Building
4.9
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Government Building
Terrace Hill
4.6

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Omaha

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Joslyn Castle, Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Headquarters and Old Market Candy Shop.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Omaha road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Des Moines to Omaha takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Omaha are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Topeka.

Things to do in Omaha

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Shopping
Old Market
4.4
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Historic Site
Joslyn Castle
4.1
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Old Market Candy Shop
4.6

1
night
Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. Your day by day itinerary now includes First Presbyterian Church Topeka, Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, Evel Knievel Museum, and other attractions you added.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Topeka itinerary builder app.

Drive from Omaha to Topeka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. November in Topeka sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 34°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Topeka

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Your day by day itinerary now includes St. Louis Union Station, Forest Park, The Gateway Arch, and other attractions you added.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Saint Louis tour planner.

You can drive from Topeka to Saint Louis in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Thu) before leaving for Lake Ozark.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
The Gateway Arch
4.5
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Must see
City Museum
4.7

1
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Lake Ozark

Lake Ozark ©
Lake Ozark is a city in Camden and Miller counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): see human ingenuity at work at Bagnell Dam.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Lake Ozark trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Saint Louis to Lake Ozark takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 35°F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Fri) before leaving for Hot Springs.

Things to do in Lake Ozark

Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

1
night
Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©

Valley of the Vapors

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bathhouse Row, Hot Springs National Park and Anthony Chapel. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Anthony Chapel, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hot Springs National Park, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Bathhouse Row.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hot Springs trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Lake Ozark to Hot Springs takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Lake Ozark in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Hot Springs, with lows around 43°F. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for Tulsa.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Anthony Chapel
4.8
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Historic Walking Area
Bathhouse Row
4.5

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Tulsa

Tulsa ©

Buckle of the Bible Belt

Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Cave House, Center of the Universe, Gathering Place, and other attractions. On the 28th (Sat), make a trip to Route 66 Historical Village, let the kids burn off some steam at Gathering Place, don't miss a visit to Center of the Universe, then make a trip to The Cave House, and finally stop by BOK Center.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tulsa online journey planner.

Drive from Hot Springs to Tulsa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in November, and nighttime lows around 40°F. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sun) before leaving for Fayetteville.

Things to do in Tulsa

Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Playground
Gathering Place
4.6
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Other
BOK Center
4.4
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Landmark
The Cave House
4.7

few
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Fayetteville

Fayetteville
To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Fayetteville online journey builder.

You can drive from Tulsa to Fayetteville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Tulsa in November, expect little chillier with lows of 35°F in Fayetteville. You will leave for home on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

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