10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Saint Louis
— 1 night
2
Chicago
— 2 nights
3
Saint Paul
— 3 nights
4
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
5
Dallas
— 1 night
6
Austin
— 1 night

1
night
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Jewel Box and then identify plant and animal life at The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Saint Louis Zoo, and then take in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Saint Louis trip tool.

Austin to Saint Louis is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Austin in July, with highs in Saint Louis at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trip

The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, thenstroll around Millennium Park, and finally pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then catch a live event at Wrigley Field.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Saint Louis to Chicago takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Saint Louis in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Chicago: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Paul.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

3
nights
Saint Paul

Saint Paul ©
The capital of Minnesota, Saint Paul represents half of the "Twin Cities" and embraces the outdoors and urban culture.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like French Regional Park and The Raptor Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint Paul: Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve (in Savage), National Eagle Center (in Wabasha) and Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge (in Zimmerman). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Dodge Nature Center and take an in-depth tour of Historic Fort Snelling.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Saint Paul trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Saint Paul in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Saint Paul

Wildlife Parks Trails

Side Trips

Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve, French Regional Park, Dodge Nature Center, National Eagle Center, Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
National Eagle Center ©
National Eagle Center
Dodge Nature Center ©
Dodge Nature Center
Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve ©
Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve

1
night
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
On the 25th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Centennial Land Run Monument, thenget to know the resident critters at Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden, thenget a new perspective on nature at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, and finally appreciate the history behind Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Oklahoma City online tour builder.

Fly from Saint Paul to Oklahoma City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Saint Paul in July, expect Oklahoma City to be somewhat warmer, temps between °F and °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Dallas.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum ©
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology ©
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology
Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden ©
Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden

1
night
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
On the 26th (Thu), test your problem-solving skills at Escape Expert, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at The Dallas World Aquarium, and then steep yourself in history at Top O'Hill Terrace.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Dallas visit planning tool.

Drive from Oklahoma City to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Oklahoma City in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °F in Dallas. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Top O'Hill Terrace
Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
The Dallas World Aquarium ©
The Dallas World Aquarium
Escape Expert ©
Escape Expert

1
night
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, get great views at Mount Bonnell, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and finally snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

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You can drive from Dallas to Austin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ©
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats

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