15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Minneapolis
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Fargo
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Lubbock
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Muskogee
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Johannesburg

3
nights
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
When in Minneapolis, make a side trip to see Extreme Sandbox in Hastings, approximately 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: have fun at Target Field, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Paul, have some family-friendly fun at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, and admire the sheer force of Minnehaha Park.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Minneapolis trip planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Minneapolis is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Minneapolis is minus 8 hours. While traveling from Johannesburg, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Minneapolis, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Fun & Games Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Saint Paul, Bloomington, Extreme Sandbox
Highlights from your plan
Target Field ©
Target Field
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art

2
nights
Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Heritage Hjemkomst Interpretive Center, get engrossed in the history at Fort Abercrombie, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sts. Anne & Joachim Catholic Church. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Bonanzaville USA, learn more about the world around you at Red River Zoo, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Bluestem Prairie Preserve.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Fargo online road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Minneapolis to Fargo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Minneapolis in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Fargo, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lubbock.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Moorhead, Fort Abercrombie
Highlights from your plan
Fort Abercrombie ©
Fort Abercrombie
Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo

4
nights
Lubbock

Lubbock ©
Lubbock is a city in and the county seat of Lubbock County, Texas, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Lubbock: Canyon (Lighthouse Trail & Palo Duro Canyon State Park), Caprock Canyons State Park (in Quitaque) and OS Ranch Foundation Museum (in Post). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of National Ranching Heritage Center, appreciate the history behind Buddy Holly Statue and West Texas Walk of Fame, look for all kinds of wild species at Prairie Dog Town, and see the interesting displays at The Buddy Holly Center.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lubbock day trip planner .

You can fly from Fargo to Lubbock in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Fargo in July, with highs in Lubbock at 39°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Muskogee.

Things to do in Lubbock

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Canyon, OS Ranch Foundation Museum, Caprock Canyons State Park
Highlights from your plan
Palo Duro Canyon State Park ©
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
National Ranching Heritage Center ©
National Ranching Heritage Center
Silent Wings Museum ©
Silent Wings Museum

3
nights
Muskogee

Muskogee ©
Muskogee is a city in and the county seat of Muskogee County, Oklahoma, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Muskogee: Claremore (Will Rogers Memorial Museum & The Nut House), Robbers Cave State Park (in Wilburton) and Natural Falls State Park (in West Siloam Springs). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at USS Batfish, don't miss a visit to Fort Gibson National Cemetary, and stroll around Honor Heights Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Muskogee visit planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Lubbock to Muskogee with the Route module. In August, daytime highs in Muskogee are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Muskogee

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Claremore, Robbers Cave State Park, Natural Falls State Park, Fort Gibson National Cemetary
Highlights from your plan
Natural Falls State Park ©
Natural Falls State Park
Will Rogers Memorial Museum ©
Will Rogers Memorial Museum
Honor Heights Park ©
Honor Heights Park

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