19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Davenport
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Des Moines
— 1 night
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Omaha
— 2 nights
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Kansas City
— 2 nights
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Oklahoma City
— 2 nights
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Amarillo
— 2 nights
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Albuquerque
— 2 nights
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
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Denver
— 3 nights

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Davenport

Davenport ©
Davenport is the county seat of Scott County in Iowa and is the largest of the Quad Cities, a metropolitan area with a population estimate of 382,630 and a CSA population of 474,226, making it the 90th largest CSA in the nation. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at The Putnam Museum & Science Center and then take an in-depth tour of Iowa 80 Trucking Museum.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Davenport trip itinerary planner.

Racine to Davenport is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Traveling from Racine in June, expect nights in Davenport to be about the same, around 62°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 83°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Des Moines.

Things to do in Davenport

Museums · Childrens Museums

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The Putnam Museum & Science Center ©
The Putnam Museum & Science Center
Iowa 80 Trucking Museum ©
Iowa 80 Trucking Museum

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Des Moines

Des Moines ©
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Blank Park Zoo and then make a splash at Adventureland.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Des Moines route planner.

You can drive from Davenport to Des Moines in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Omaha.

Things to do in Des Moines

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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Adventureland ©
Adventureland
Blank Park Zoo ©
Blank Park Zoo

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Omaha

Omaha ©

Gateway to the West

A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with Old Market, then admire the natural beauty at Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Henry Doorly Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Omaha Children's Museum, take in the views from Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, then get all the information you need at Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Headquarters, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kanesville Tabernacle.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Omaha trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Des Moines to Omaha in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Omaha, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kansas City.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums · Shopping

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Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Omaha Children's Museum ©
Omaha Children's Museum
Old Market ©
Old Market

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Kansas City

Kansas City ©

City of Fountains

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.
On the 18th (Thu), get your game on at Blade & Timber Axe Throwing, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint Peter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): get in on the family fun at LEGOLAND Discovery Center, meet the residents at SEA LIFE Kansas City, and then take an in-depth tour of National WWI Museum and Memorial.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kansas City trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Omaha to Kansas City by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Kansas City are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks

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National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing ©
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
On the 21st (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden, then learn more about the world around you at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, and then pause for some photo ops at Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, then engage your brain at Science Museum Oklahoma, and then take in the views from Skydance Bridge.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Oklahoma City day trip site.

Drive from Kansas City to Oklahoma City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Amarillo.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum ©
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology ©
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology
Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden ©
Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
On the 23rd (Tue), get to know the resident critters at Amarillo Zoo, admire the majestic nature at Palo Duro Canyon State Park, and then take an in-depth tour of Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, then don't miss a visit to Cadallic Ranch, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Amarillo trip site.

You can drive from Oklahoma City to Amarillo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Oklahoma City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Amarillo, with lows of 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West ©
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West
Palo Duro Canyon State Park ©
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum ©
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©

Duke City

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and then engage your brain at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Petroglyph National Monument, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Albuquerque Biological Park, then get to know the resident critters at ABQ BioPark Zoo, and finally look for gifts at The Candy Lady.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Albuquerque day trip planning app.

Getting from Amarillo to Albuquerque by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amarillo to Albuquerque. June in Albuquerque sees daily highs of 93°F and lows of 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Petroglyph National Monument ©
Petroglyph National Monument
Balloon Rides
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ©
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 27th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Loretto Chapel, view the masterpieces at Mama's Minerals, then contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, then admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Santa Fe online itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Santa Fe takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Albuquerque in June since evenings lows in Santa Fe dip to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Santa Fe

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Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, explore the world behind art at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, and then get your game on at Battlefield Colorado.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Santa Fe to Colorado Springs in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Fe in June, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are little chillier, around 84°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

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Denver

Denver ©

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hotel de Paris Museum (in Georgetown) and Summit Lake Park (in Idaho Springs). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans, engage your brain at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and cruise along Mount Evans Scenic Byway.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Denver trip builder.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Denver takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. June in Denver sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo

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