11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Opelika
Drive:  10​h
1
Fort Smith
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
2
Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
Drive:  9​h
3
Kansas City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Hamilton
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h 15​min
5
Oxford
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Opelika

1
night
Fort Smith

Fort Smith
Fort Smith is the second-largest city in Arkansas and one of the two county seats of Sebastian County. To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Fort Smith travel route planner .

Opelika to Fort Smith is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. July in Fort Smith sees daily highs of 93°F and lows of 73°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Mon) before leaving for Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Fort Smith

Shopping

Side Trip

A to Z

4
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site and Bishop Castle. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Climbing Tours and Penrose Heritage Museum. There's still lots to do: walk around Garden of the Gods, find something for the whole family at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, and stop by Garden of the Gods Trading Post.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Fort Smith to Colorado Springs takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fort Smith to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Fort Smith in July; daily highs in Colorado Springs reach 86°F and lows reach 58°F. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Kansas City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Bishop Castle, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site ©
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site
Bishop Castle ©
Bishop Castle
Garden of the Gods Trading Post ©
Garden of the Gods Trading Post

2
nights
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The city meets the Great Plains in Kansas City City, Kansas.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Children's Mercy Park, make a splash at Schlitterbahn Waterpark Kansas City, and then stop by Wines by Jennifer. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Community America Ballpark and then steep yourself in history at Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum.

Before you visit Kansas City, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Colorado Springs to Kansas City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Hamilton.

Things to do in Kansas City

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wines by Jennifer, Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum
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Schlitterbahn Waterpark Kansas City ©
Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum
Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum
Wines by Jennifer ©
Wines by Jennifer

2
nights
Hamilton

Hamilton ©
Hamilton is a city in Caldwell County, Missouri, United States. On your second day here, examine the collection at J. C. Penney Museum, contemplate the long history of Squirrel Cage Jail, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Adam-ondi-Ahman, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Jamesport Mercantile.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hamilton itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kansas City to Hamilton in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 67°F. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Oxford.

Things to do in Hamilton

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Jamesport Mercantile, Squirrel Cage Jail, Adam-ondi-Ahman
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Missouri Star Quilt Company ©
Missouri Star Quilt Company
Squirrel Cage Jail ©
Squirrel Cage Jail
Adam-ondi-Ahman ©
Adam-ondi-Ahman

1
day
Oxford

Oxford ©
Oxford is a city in Calhoun and Talladega counties in the State of Alabama. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Cheaha State Park, then learn more about the world around you at Anniston Museum of Natural History, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Quintard Mall.

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Explore your travel options from Hamilton to Oxford with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oxford

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Anniston Museum of Natural History, Cheaha State Park
Highlights from your plan
Cheaha State Park ©
Cheaha State Park
Quintard Mall ©
Quintard Mall
Anniston Museum of Natural History ©

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