13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Palmyra
1
Palmyra
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Harmony
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Kirtland
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Nauvoo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Independence
— 3 nights
Drive:  16​h 30​min
End: Salt Lake City

2
nights
Palmyra

Palmyra ©
You've now added Hill Cumorah Visitors Center to your itinerary. Explore Palmyra's surroundings by going to Letchworth State Park (in Castile), Taughannock Falls State Park (in Trumansburg) and Glenn H. Curtiss Museum (in Hammondsport).

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Palmyra journey planner .

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major airports are Greater Rochester International Airport, Syracuse Hancock International Airport and Buffalo Niagara International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Palmyra

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Letchworth State Park, Two Goats Brewing, Taughannock Falls State Park, Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, Watkins Glen State Park
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Hill Cumorah Visitors Center ©
Hill Cumorah Visitors Center
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Letchworth State Park ©
Letchworth State Park

1
night
Harmony

Harmony ©
Harmony is a borough in Butler County, Pennsylvania, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Moraine State Park, examine the collection at The Living Dead Museum and Gift Shop, and then admire the majestic nature at McConnells Mill State Park.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Harmony sightseeing website .

Traveling by car from Palmyra to Harmony takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September, daytime highs in Harmony are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Kirtland.

Things to do in Harmony

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Portersville, The Living Dead Museum and Gift Shop
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McConnells Mill State Park ©
McConnells Mill State Park
Moraine State Park ©
Moraine State Park
The Living Dead Museum and Gift Shop ©

3
nights
Kirtland

Kirtland ©
Kirtland is a city in Lake County, Ohio, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Nelson-Kennedy Ledges State Park, admire the majestic nature at Punderson State Park, and then explore the historical opulence of Squire's Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Lake Metroparks Penitentiary Glen Reservation, then walk around Lake Metroparks Farmpark, then experience rural life at Patterson Fruit Farms, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Historic Kirtland.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kirtland trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Harmony to Kirtland in 2 hours. Traveling from Harmony in September, Kirtland is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. On the 2nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nauvoo.

Things to do in Kirtland

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Patterson Fruit Farms, Nelson-Kennedy Ledges State Park, Sage's Apples, Punderson State Park, Squire's Castle
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Lake Metroparks Farmpark ©
Lake Metroparks Farmpark
The Holden Arboretum ©
The Holden Arboretum

2
nights
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 3rd (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Mosquito Park, then get to know the fascinating history of Snake Alley, then deepen your understanding at Historic Nauvoo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nauvoo Temple.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nauvoo journey planner.

Explore your travel options from Kirtland to Nauvoo with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Kirtland to Nauvoo is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Independence.

Things to do in Nauvoo

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Burlington, Bridge Observation Deck, Old Fort Madison
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Historic Nauvoo ©
Historic Nauvoo
Nauvoo Temple ©
Nauvoo Temple
Mosquito Park ©
Mosquito Park

3
nights
Independence

Independence ©
Independence is the fifth-largest city in the state of Missouri. Go for a jaunt from Independence to Leawood to see Blade & Timber about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kansas City Missouri Temple, steep yourself in history at Harry S Truman National Historic Site, and look for all kinds of wild species at Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Independence itinerary planner .

You can drive from Nauvoo to Independence in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. October in Independence sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Independence

Fun & Games Historic Sites Casinos

Side Trips

Kansas City Missouri Temple, Bury the Hatchet, Harrah's North Kansas City Casino, Blade & Timber Axe Throwing, Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area
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Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Bingham Waggoner Estate ©
Bingham Waggoner Estate