12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Jasper
— 5 nights
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Shreveport
— 2 nights
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Jackson
— 2 nights
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Harrisburg
— 2 nights

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Jasper

Jasper ©
Jasper is a city in Newton County, Arkansas, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Hawk's Bill Crag / Whitaker's Point Trailhead and Arkansas Grand Canyon. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lost Valley Trail and Indian creek Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Glory Hole Trail and Waterfall (in Huntsville) and Tyler Bend Visitor Center (in Marshall). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Emma's Museum of Junk, take a tour by water with Buffalo River Canoes, admire the sheer force of Hemmed-in-Hollow Falls, and explore the galleries of Ozark Mountains.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Jasper road trip website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Jasper. In October, daytime highs in Jasper are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Shreveport.

Things to do in Jasper

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Hawk's Bill Crag / Whitaker's Point Trailhead ©
Arkansas Grand Canyon ©
Arkansas Grand Canyon
Hemmed-in-Hollow Falls ©
Hemmed-in-Hollow Falls

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Shreveport

Shreveport ©
Shreveport is the third-largest city in the state of Louisiana and the 113th-largest city in the United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Red River National Wildlife Refuge, explore the world behind art at Meadows Museum of Art, then explore the world behind art at R. W. Norton Art Gallery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John Berchmans. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at First United Methodist Church, identify plant and animal life at Chimp Haven, and then see the top attractions with Caddo Lake Bayou Tours.

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Getting from Jasper to Shreveport by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Jasper in October, expect Shreveport to be somewhat warmer, temps between 80°F and 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Jackson.

Things to do in Shreveport

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
R. W. Norton Art Gallery ©
R. W. Norton Art Gallery
Chimp Haven ©
Chimp Haven
Caddo Lake Bayou Tours ©
Caddo Lake Bayou Tours

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Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): look for gifts at Lemuria Books, hike along Ridgeland Bike Trail, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Natchez Trace Multi-Use Trail, and finally add some adventure to your tour with Capital City Kayak Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): examine the collection at Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Mississippi History, and then admire the majestic nature at LeFleur's Bluff State Park.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, read Jackson attractions planning tool.

You can drive from Shreveport to Jackson in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Jackson can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Harrisburg.

Things to do in Jackson

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Natchez Trace Multi-Use Trail ©
Natchez Trace Multi-Use Trail
Capital City Kayak Adventures ©
Capital City Kayak Adventures
LeFleur's Bluff State Park ©
LeFleur's Bluff State Park

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Harrisburg

Harrisburg ©
Harrisburg is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Strites Orchard, then examine the collection at Pennsylvania National Fire Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildwood Park. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at North Carolina Monument, explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Eternal Light Peace Memorial, then admire the majestic nature at Codorus State Park, and finally grab your bike and head to Conewago Recreation Trail.

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You can fly from Jackson to Harrisburg in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Jackson to Harrisburg, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jackson in October, things will get little chillier in Harrisburg: highs are around 68°F and lows about 49°F.

Things to do in Harrisburg

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Wildwood Park ©
Wildwood Park
Codorus State Park ©
Codorus State Park
Conewago Recreation Trail ©
Conewago Recreation Trail