11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lexington
Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Manhattan
— 3 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
3
Gardner
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
South Fork
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Durango
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: San Francisco


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2
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
You've now added Laumeier Sculpture Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): stroll through Forest Park. On your second day here, stroll through Laumeier Sculpture Park, then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Saint Louis trip itinerary planner.

Lexington to Saint Louis is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lexington to Saint Louis. In May, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Sachs Butterfly House
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Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden
City Museum ©
City Museum
Laumeier Sculpture Park ©
Laumeier Sculpture Park

3
nights
Manhattan

Manhattan ©
Manhattan is a city in northeastern Kansas in the United States at the junction of the Kansas River and Big Blue River. You've now added Kansas State University Gardens to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Kansas State University Gardens. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Liquid Art Winery and Estate.

Plan my day in Manhattan using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Saint Louis to Manhattan. Traveling from Saint Louis in May, Manhattan is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. On the 27th (Mon), you'll travel to Gardner.

Things to do in Manhattan

Parks Wineries
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Kansas State University Gardens ©
Kansas State University Gardens
Liquid Art Winery and Estate ©
Liquid Art Winery and Estate

1
night
Gardner

Gardner ©
Gardner is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Zapata Falls and then explore the fascinating landscape at High Dune Trail.

To see maps and tourist information, go to the Gardner trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Manhattan to Gardner takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Manhattan to Gardner, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Manhattan, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Gardner, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to South Fork.

Things to do in Gardner

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

High Dune Trail, Zapata Falls
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Zapata Falls ©
Zapata Falls
High Dune Trail ©
High Dune Trail

1
night
South Fork

South Fork
South Fork is a statutory town in Rio Grande County, Colorado, United States. To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the South Fork trip planner .

You can drive from Gardner to South Fork in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Gardner in May, you will find days in South Fork are little chillier (5°C), and nights are about the same (-3°C). You'll set off for Durango on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in South Fork

Parks Outdoors Nature

3
nights
Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Cliff Palace, then explore the ancient world of Balcony House, and then don't miss a visit to Park Point.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Durango trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from South Fork to Durango in 2.5 hours. While traveling from South Fork, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Durango, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mesa Verde National Park, Million Dollar Highway
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Million Dollar Highway ©
Million Dollar Highway
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace

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