13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Milwaukee
Bus + Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Des Moines
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Jefferson City
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Topeka
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Wichita
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Dallas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
8
Indianapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
End: Milwaukee

2
nights
Des Moines

Des Moines ©
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Adventureland and Blank Park Zoo. There's more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Capitol Building and get your game on at Escape Chambers.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Des Moines trip planner.

Milwaukee to Des Moines is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Milwaukee in June; daily highs in Des Moines reach 84°F and lows reach 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Jefferson City.

Things to do in Des Moines

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Adventureland
Highlights from your plan
Adventureland ©
Adventureland
Blank Park Zoo ©
Blank Park Zoo
Escape Chambers ©
Escape Chambers

1
night
Jefferson City

Jefferson City ©
Jefferson City is the capital of the State of Missouri and the fifteenth most populous city in the state. On the 17th (Wed), get a sense of history and politics at Missouri State Capitol, appreciate the history behind Lewis and Clark Monument Trailhead Plaza, and then identify plant and animal life at Runge Conservation Nature Center.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Jefferson City trip maker.

You can drive from Des Moines to Jefferson City in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. In June in Jefferson City, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Topeka.

Things to do in Jefferson City

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Missouri State Capitol ©
Missouri State Capitol
Lewis and Clark Monument Trailhead Plaza ©
Lewis and Clark Monument Trailhead Plaza

1
night
Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kansas State Capitol Building. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): stroll through Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site and then get a sense of history and politics at Kansas State Capitol Building.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Topeka trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Jefferson City to Topeka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June, daytime highs in Topeka are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Wichita.

Things to do in Topeka

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kansas State Capitol Building ©
Kansas State Capitol Building

1
night
Wichita

Wichita ©
On the 19th (Fri), get to know the resident critters at Tanganyika Wildlife Park and then make a trip to The Keeper of the Plains.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Wichita online tour planner.

You can drive from Topeka to Wichita in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in June, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Wichita

Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Tanganyika Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Tanganyika Wildlife Park ©
Tanganyika Wildlife Park
The Keeper of the Plains ©
The Keeper of the Plains

1
night
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes State Capitol. On the 20th (Sat), ponder the world of politics at State Capitol, then get a new perspective on nature at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, and then make a trip to Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Oklahoma City trip planner.

You can drive from Wichita to Oklahoma City in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. June in Oklahoma City sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology ©
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum ©
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
State Capitol ©
State Capitol

3
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Family-friendly places like The Dallas World Aquarium and Six Flags Over Texas will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, see Lifestylez Nails Spa, and have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Dallas.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Dallas online day trip planner.

Drive from Oklahoma City to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Dallas when traveling from Oklahoma City in June, with lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Dallas

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Grapevine, Six Flags Over Texas
Highlights from your plan
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
The Dallas World Aquarium ©
The Dallas World Aquarium

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jackson Falls, Tennessee State Capitol and Higher Pursuits. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Jackson Falls, head outdoors with Higher Pursuits, and then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill).

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Nashville trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Nashville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and flight; or drive. Traveling from Dallas in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 67°F in Nashville. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Nashville

Outdoors Fun & Games Nature

Side Trips

Jackson Falls, Higher Pursuits
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill)
Higher Pursuits ©
Higher Pursuits
Jackson Falls ©
Jackson Falls

1
night
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park as well as Indiana State Capitol. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): admire the striking features of Indiana State Capitol and then kick your exploration up a notch at Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Indianapolis driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Indianapolis takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Nashville in June, you will find days in Indianapolis are a bit cooler (82°F), and nights are about the same (63°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Tours Adventure Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park ©
Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park
Indiana State Capitol ©
Indiana State Capitol

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