12 days in Tupelo, Fort Worth & Springfield Itinerary

12 days in Tupelo, Fort Worth & Springfield Itinerary

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12 days in Tupelo, Fort Worth & Springfield Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Tupelo
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Fort Worth
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Springfield
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Detroit

4
nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tupelo: Memphis (Sun Studio, National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, & more). There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Natchez Trace Pkwy, see the interesting displays at Tupelo Automobile Museum, explore the galleries of Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, and brush up on your military savvy at Tupelo Veteran's Museum.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Tupelo online route planner .

Detroit to Tupelo is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Detroit in December; daily highs in Tupelo reach 57°F and lows reach 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Tupelo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Memphis
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Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy

4
nights
Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Explore Fort Worth's surroundings by going to Extreme Sandbox - North Texas (in Pottsboro), Corky's Gaming Bistro (in Grapevine) and Dallas (Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens & The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, stroll around Airfield Falls Trailhead & Conservation Park, get to know the resident critters at Fort Worth Zoo, and see Lifestylez Nails Spa.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Fort Worth trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Tupelo to Fort Worth takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Fort Worth can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Grapevine, Dallas, Extreme Sandbox - North Texas, Top O'Hill Terrace
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Corky's Gaming Bistro ©
Corky's Gaming Bistro

3
nights
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the third-largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County. Step out of Springfield to go to Camdenton and see Ha Ha Tonka State Park, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at NRA National Sporting Arms Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium, Head underground at Sequiota Park, and get some jogging in at Galloway Creek Greenway.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Springfield online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Fort Worth to Springfield in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In December, Springfield is little chillier than Fort Worth - with highs of 47°F and lows of 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ha Ha Tonka State Park
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Ha Ha Tonka State Park ©
Ha Ha Tonka State Park
NRA National Sporting Arms Museum ©
NRA National Sporting Arms Museum
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