12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Drive:  21​h 45​min
1
Palmyra
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Kirtland
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Chicago
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Nauvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Liberty
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
Council Bluffs
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 15​min
End: Dallas

3
nights
Palmyra

Palmyra ©
Get some cultural insight at Seward House Museum and Abbey of the Genesee. Museum-lovers will appreciate Glenn H. Curtiss Museum and Seneca Museum of Waterways and Industry. Change things up with these side-trips from Palmyra: Finger Lakes Boating Museum (in Hammondsport), Seneca Falls (National Women's Hall of Fame & Women's Rights National Historical Park) and Hunt Country Vineyards (in Branchport).

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Palmyra trip planner .

Dallas to Palmyra is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Palmyra is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Dallas in June, with highs in Palmyra at 77°F and lows at 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kirtland.

Things to do in Palmyra

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Seneca Falls, Auburn, Hammondsport, Penn Yan, Hunt Country Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum

1
night
Kirtland

Kirtland ©
Kirtland is a city in Lake County, Ohio, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): steep yourself in history at James A. Garfield National Historic Site, enjoy the sand and surf at Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park Beach, then hike along Maple Highlands Trail, and finally explore the historical opulence of Squire's Castle.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Kirtland day trip app .

Traveling by car from Palmyra to Kirtland takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Palmyra in June since evenings lows in Kirtland dip to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Kirtland

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Maple Highlands Trail, James A. Garfield National Historic Site, Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park Beach, Squire's Castle
Highlights from your plan
Squire's Castle ©
Squire's Castle
Maple Highlands Trail ©
Maple Highlands Trail

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): get in on the family fun at Six Flags Great America. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then make a trip to Millennium Park, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Chicago online travel planner .

Explore your travel options from Kirtland to Chicago with the Route module. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Nauvoo.

Things to do in Chicago

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Six Flags Great America
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Room Escape Games

1
night
Nauvoo

Nauvoo ©
Nauvoo is a small city in Hancock County, Illinois, United States, on the Mississippi River near Fort Madison, Iowa. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Historic Nauvoo, contemplate the long history of Brigham Young Home, then get engrossed in the history at North Lee County Historical Society, and finally learn about winemaking at Baxter's Vineyards.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Nauvoo road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Chicago to Nauvoo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June in Nauvoo, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Liberty.

Things to do in Nauvoo

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trip

North Lee County Historical Society
Highlights from your plan
Historic Nauvoo ©
Historic Nauvoo
Brigham Young Home ©
Brigham Young Home
North Lee County Historical Society ©

1
night
Liberty

Liberty ©
Liberty is a city in Clay County, Missouri and is a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri, located in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Watkins Mill State Park, contemplate the long history of Jesse James Birthplace Museum, do a tasting at Belvoir Winery, then get engrossed in the history at Clay County Museum and Historic Society, and finally steep yourself in history at Liberty Jail Historic Site.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Liberty trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nauvoo to Liberty takes 4.5 hours. In June in Liberty, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Council Bluffs.

Things to do in Liberty

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Jesse James Birthplace Museum, Watkins Mill State Park
Highlights from your plan
Watkins Mill State Park ©
Watkins Mill State Park
Jesse James Birthplace Museum ©
Jesse James Birthplace Museum
Liberty Jail Historic Site ©
Liberty Jail Historic Site

1
night
Council Bluffs

Council Bluffs ©
Council Bluffs is a city in and the county seat of Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Kanesville Tabernacle, then relax in the rural setting at Ditmars Orchard, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hitchcock Nature Center.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Council Bluffs trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Liberty to Council Bluffs takes 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Council Bluffs can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Council Bluffs

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hitchcock Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Hitchcock Nature Center ©
Hitchcock Nature Center
Kanesville Tabernacle ©
Kanesville Tabernacle
Ditmars Orchard ©
Ditmars Orchard

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