11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Hudson
Drive:  4​h
1
Pipestone
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Badlands National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
3
Fort Collins
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Grand Junction
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
6
Aurora
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
7
Salina
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
Kansas City
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
End: Hudson

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Pipestone

Pipestone ©
Pipestone is a city in Pipestone County, Minnesota, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial as well as Ingalls Homestead - Laura's Living Prairie.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Pipestone road trip planning tool .

Hudson to Pipestone is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In May in Pipestone, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Badlands National Park.

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Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial ©
Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial
Pipestone National Monument ©
Pipestone National Monument

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Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park ©
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
You've now added Sage Creek Wilderness Area to your itinerary.

You can plan Badlands National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pipestone to Badlands National Park. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Fort Collins.

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Sage Creek Wilderness Area ©
Sage Creek Wilderness Area

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Fort Collins

Fort Collins
Called vibrant, eclectic and authentic, Fort Collins tops “best of” lists year after year thanks to its myriad of cultural opportunities.
To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Fort Collins day trip site .

Traveling by car from Badlands National Park to Fort Collins takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. May in Fort Collins sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 44°F at night. On the 12th (Sat), you'll travel to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Parks Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries

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Grand Junction

Grand Junction ©
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Colorado National Monument has been added to your itinerary.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Grand Junction vacation app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Fort Collins to Grand Junction takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Fort Collins in May, expect nights in Grand Junction to be about the same, around 48°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 76°F. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Moab.

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Colorado National Monument
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Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument

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nights
Moab

Moab
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Moab vacation builder app .

Traveling by car from Grand Junction to Moab takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and car. In May, daily temperatures in Moab can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. On the 16th (Wed), you'll travel to Aurora.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Aurora

Aurora ©
Aurora is a Home Rule Municipality in the U.S. To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Aurora online trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Moab to Aurora. Traveling from Moab in May, things will get little chillier in Aurora: highs are around 69°F and lows about 44°F. On the 17th (Thu), you're off toSalina.

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Aurora Reservoir ©
Aurora Reservoir

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Salina

Salina
Salina is a city in and the county seat of Saline County, Kansas, United States., the city population was 47,707. For reviews and tourist information, refer to the Salina trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Aurora to Salina with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Aurora to Salina. Traveling from Aurora in May, things will get a bit warmer in Salina: highs are around 78°F and lows about 55°F. On the 18th (Fri), you're off toKansas City.

Things to do in Salina

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

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Kansas City

Kansas City
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area.

You can plan Kansas City trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Salina to Kansas City with the Route module. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area

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