10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Kirkland
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h
2
Palmyra
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Chicago
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Springfield
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Nauvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
6
Carthage
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Salt Lake City

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Kirkland

Kirkland ©
Kirkland is a city in King County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): grab your bike and head to Sammamish River Trail and then kick back and relax at Doris Cooper Houghton Beach Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kirkland online travel planner .

Salt Lake City to Kirkland is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Kirkland. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in June: high temperatures in Kirkland hover around 74°F and lows are around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Palmyra.

Things to do in Kirkland

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Sammamish River Trail
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Sammamish River Trail ©
Sammamish River Trail

1
day
Palmyra

Palmyra ©
On the 8th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Book of Mormon Publication Site, contemplate the long history of Smith Family Farm, then trek along Shadow Hills Maple Syrup Farm, and finally contemplate the long history of Phelps General Store.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Palmyra trip planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kirkland to Palmyra. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Kirkland to Palmyra due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in June, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Palmyra

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Shadow Hills Maple Syrup Farm
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Smith Family Farm ©
Smith Family Farm
Shadow Hills Maple Syrup Farm ©
Shadow Hills Maple Syrup Farm
Book of Mormon Publication Site ©
Book of Mormon Publication Site

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, and examine the collection at The Field Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago journey planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Palmyra to Chicago. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Palmyra to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Palmyra in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 63°F in Chicago. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Springfield.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

2
nights
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Lincoln Home National Historic Site, then get advice or help at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Illinois State Capitol, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Lincoln Memorial Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Dana-Thomas House, then appreciate the history behind Illinois Korean War Memorial, then don't miss a visit to Lincoln Tomb & War Memorials, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Hand of Fate Brewing Company.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Springfield online tour planner .

Getting from Chicago to Springfield by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. In June in Springfield, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Nauvoo.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Hand of Fate Brewing Company
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Lincoln Home National Historic Site ©
Dana-Thomas House ©
Dana-Thomas House

1
night
Nauvoo

Nauvoo ©
Nauvoo is a small city in Hancock County, Illinois, United States, on the Mississippi River near Fort Madison, Iowa. On the 15th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Nauvoo Temple, then deepen your understanding at Historic Nauvoo, and then hike along Wildcat Springs Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Nauvoo planner .

Drive from Springfield to Nauvoo in 3 hours. In June in Nauvoo, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Carthage.

Things to do in Nauvoo

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Wildcat Springs Park
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Historic Nauvoo ©
Historic Nauvoo
Wildcat Springs Park ©
Wildcat Springs Park
Nauvoo Temple ©
Nauvoo Temple

1
day
Carthage

Carthage ©
Carthage is a city in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. On the 16th (Sun), stroll through Cunningham Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Precious Moments Park, and then get a sense of history and politics at Jasper County Circuit Clerk's Office.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Carthage trip maker website .

You can drive from Nauvoo to Carthage in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. June in Carthage sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 67°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Carthage

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Cunningham Park
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Precious Moments Park ©
Precious Moments Park
Cunningham Park ©
Cunningham Park

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