18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly + Drive:  26​h
1
Muskogee
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Topeka
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Overland Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Omaha
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
5
Medora
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Minneapolis
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg

2
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 (The Nut House & Will Rogers Memorial Museum), Natural Falls State Park (in West Siloam Springs) and Cherokee Heritage Center (in Park Hill). Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at USS Batfish and walk around Honor Heights Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Muskogee travel route planning website .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Muskogee is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Johannesburg to Muskogee, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in July, things will get much warmer in Muskogee: highs are around 38°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Topeka.

Things to do in Muskogee

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Claremore, Cherokee Heritage Center, Natural Falls State Park
Highlights from your plan
Will Rogers Memorial Museum ©
Will Rogers Memorial Museum
Cherokee Heritage Center ©
Cherokee Heritage Center
Natural Falls State Park ©
Natural Falls State Park

2
nights
Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at Evel Knievel Museum, then examine the collection at OZ Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Prairie Fire Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, get a sense of history and politics at Kansas State Capitol Building, and then pause for some serene contemplation at First Presbyterian Church Topeka.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Topeka trip tool .

You can drive from Muskogee to Topeka in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Overland Park.

Things to do in Topeka

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Prairie Fire Winery & Vineyard, Room Escape Games, OZ Museum
Highlights from your plan
Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum
Kansas State Capitol Building ©
Kansas State Capitol Building

2
nights
Overland Park

Overland Park ©
Overland Park is the second most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Peter, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then walk around Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, and finally get your game on at Bury the Hatchet. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, then appreciate the history behind Korean War Veterans Memorial, then have some family-friendly fun at Blade & Timber, and finally get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Kansas City.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Overland Park trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Topeka to Overland Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Omaha.

Things to do in Overland Park

Fun & Games Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Blade & Timber Axe Throwing, Cathedral of Saint Peter
Highlights from your plan
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing ©
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead

3
nights
Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Omaha: Lincoln (Nebraska State Capitol & Museum of American Speed). There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Henry Doorly Zoo, take an in-depth tour of The Durham Museum, explore the world behind art at Joslyn Art Museum, and take in the views from Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Omaha trip tool .

You can drive from Overland Park to Omaha in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. July in Omaha sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Medora.

Things to do in Omaha

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Lincoln
Highlights from your plan
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Old Market ©
Old Market
Museum of American Speed ©
Museum of American Speed

2
nights
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, get great views at Badlands Overlook, and then steep yourself in history at Von Hoffman House. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Chateau de Mores, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Painted Canyon Overlook, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of South Unit.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Medora journey tool .

Getting from Omaha to Medora by combination of flight and taxi takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Omaha to Medora, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Medora is slightly colder than Omaha - with highs of 31°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Medora

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Highlights from your plan
Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
South Unit ©
South Unit
Painted Canyon Overlook ©
Painted Canyon Overlook

4
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.
Step out of Minneapolis with an excursion to Extreme Sandbox in Hastings--about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: have fun at Target Field, explore and take pictures at Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, admire the sheer force of Minnehaha Park, and explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Minneapolis online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Medora to Minneapolis in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Medora in August since evenings lows in Minneapolis dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Fun & Games Parks Museums

Side Trips

Saint Paul, Bloomington, Extreme Sandbox
Highlights from your plan
Mall of America ©
Mall of America
The Escape Game ©
The Escape Game
Target Field ©
Target Field

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