19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Kansas City
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Bentonville
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Pawhuska
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
6
Tucson
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Boston

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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.
For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kansas City day trip planning app .

Boston to Kansas City is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Boston in August, expect nights in Kansas City to be about the same, around 70°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 87°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Bentonville.

Things to do in Kansas City

Fun & Games

Side Trip

Blade & Timber Axe Throwing

7
nights
Bentonville

Bentonville ©
Primarily known as the home of Walmart’s corporate headquarters, Bentonville embodies small-town America.
Take a break from the city and head to Siloam Springs Kayak Park and Bernice Area at Grand Lake State Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Honey Creek Area at Grand Lake State Park and Bentonville Town Square. Get out of town with these interesting Bentonville side-trips: Fayetteville (Fayetteville Confederate Cemetery, Arkansas Air Museum, & more), Huntsville (Withrow Springs State Park & Glory Hole Trail and Waterfall) and Old Spanish Treasure Cave (in Sulphur Springs). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Bluff Dwellers Cave, stroll through Slaughter Pen Hollow Multi-Use Trail System, see the interesting displays at Darryl Starbird's National Rod & Custom Hall of Fame Museum, and cool off at Rogers Aquatics Center.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bentonville online tour planner .

Getting from Kansas City to Bentonville by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. August in Bentonville sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Pawhuska.

Things to do in Bentonville

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Fayetteville, Huntsville, Rogers, Old Spanish Treasure Cave, Bernice Area at Grand Lake State Park
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Old Spanish Treasure Cave ©
Old Spanish Treasure Cave
Bluff Dwellers Cave ©
Bluff Dwellers Cave
Bernice Area at Grand Lake State Park ©

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night
Pawhuska

Pawhuska ©
Pawhuska is a city in and the county seat of Osage County, Oklahoma, United States.It was named after the 19th-century Osage chief, Paw-Hiu-Skah, which means "White Hair" in English. On the 10th (Sat), browse the collection at Osage Tribal Museum, Library and Archives, then browse for treasures at The Buckin' Flamingo, then take an in-depth tour of Osage County Historical Museum, and finally take a peaceful walk through Osage Hills State Park. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from The Swinging Bridge, then explore the activities along Tall Chief Cove, and then see the interesting displays at Pawnee Bill's Ranch, Museum and Wild West Show.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Pawhuska day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bentonville to Pawhuska takes 3 hours. August in Pawhuska sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Pawhuska

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Pawnee Bill's Ranch, Museum and Wild West Show, Tall Chief Cove
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Osage Hills State Park ©
Osage Hills State Park
Osage County Historical Museum ©
Osage County Historical Museum

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night
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Bill's Backyard Classics, then ride a horse along Old West Stables, and then get outside with Cow Girls and Cowboys in the West. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Texas Air & Space Museum and then make a trip to VW Slug Bug Ranch.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Amarillo tour itinerary planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pawhuska to Amarillo. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums Outdoors Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Old West Stables, VW Slug Bug Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Texas Air & Space Museum ©
Texas Air & Space Museum
Old West Stables ©
Old West Stables
Bill's Backyard Classics ©
Bill's Backyard Classics

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
On the 14th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Guadalupe Mountains National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour, then explore the fascinating underground world of Slaughter Canyon Cave, and then explore the striking landscape at Giant Dome.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Carlsbad Caverns National Park trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Amarillo to Carlsbad Caverns National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Amarillo to Carlsbad Caverns National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 94°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Guadalupe Mountains National Park ©
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Lion's Tail ©
Lion's Tail
Slaughter Canyon Cave ©
Slaughter Canyon Cave

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nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): meet the residents at Reid Park Zoo, then examine the collection at Asarco Mineral Discovery Center, and then take in breathtaking views at Madera Canyon. On the next day, immerse yourself in nature at Catalina State Park and then identify plant and animal life at Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tucson trip site .

Getting from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Tucson by combination of car, flight, and shuttle takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In August in Tucson, expect temperatures between 96°F during the day and 73°F at night. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Asarco Mineral Discovery Center, Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Tucson Mountain Park ©
Tucson Mountain Park
Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch ©
Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch
Catalina State Park ©
Catalina State Park

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