15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Minneapolis
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Kansas City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Memphis
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Chicago
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Dublin

2
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.
On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Sargent's Nursery, have some family-friendly fun at Extreme Sandbox, then get your game on at The Escape Game, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Game Show Battle Rooms.

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Dublin, Ireland to Minneapolis is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. In October in Minneapolis, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Fun & Games Parks Museums

Side Trips

Clemens Gardens, Game Show Battle Rooms, Hindu Temple of Minnesota, Sargent's Nursery, Extreme Sandbox
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game ©
The Escape Game
Extreme Sandbox ©
Extreme Sandbox
Game Show Battle Rooms ©
Game Show Battle Rooms

2
nights
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): sample the fine beverages at Holladay Distillery, learn about all things military at National WWI Museum and Memorial, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Bingham Waggoner Estate, then explore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, then have some family-friendly fun at Blade & Timber Axe Throwing - Lawrence, and finally experience rural life at Grinter Farms.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kansas City trip app .

You can fly from Minneapolis to Kansas City in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in October, with highs in Kansas City at 25°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lawrence, Holladay Distillery, Bingham Waggoner Estate
Highlights from your plan
Holladay Distillery ©
Holladay Distillery
Room Escape Games
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): make a trip to Top O'Hill Terrace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cistercian Abbey, then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Dallas, and finally see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens and then admire the masterpieces at Kimbell Art Museum.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Dallas trip planner.

Fly from Kansas City to Dallas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kansas City in October; daily highs in Dallas reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Escape Game Dallas, Kimbell Art Museum, Top O'Hill Terrace, Cistercian Abbey
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©

3
nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Go for a jaunt from Memphis to Tunica to see Horseshoe Tunica about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Graceland, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pyramid Vodka, and gain insight at Stax Museum of American Soul Music.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Memphis road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Memphis takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Dallas in October, with highs in Memphis at 29°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

5
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire the striking features of 360 Chicago Observation Deck, learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago road trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Memphis in October: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Horseshoe Hammond
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower ©
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower

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