27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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Peoria
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Normal
— 2 nights
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Urbana
— 2 nights
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Indianapolis
— 2 nights
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Bloomington
— 3 nights
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Saint Louis
— 2 nights
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Columbia
— 3 nights
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Kansas City
— 3 nights
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Iowa City
— 2 nights
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Davenport
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Peoria

Peoria ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Peoria: Starved Rock State Park (in Utica), SaltTreeYoga (in Ottawa) and Springfield (Dana-Thomas House, Lincoln Home National Historic Site, &more).

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Peoria trip itinerary planning website.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Peoria. October in Peoria sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Normal.

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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

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Normal

Normal ©
Normal is a town in McLean County, Illinois, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Rader Family Farms and then relax in the rural setting at Ropp Jersey Cheese Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, stop by BEER NUTS, then get engrossed in the history at McLean County Museum of History, and finally explore the world behind art at University Galleries of Illinois State University.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Normal day trip site.

You can drive from Peoria to Normal in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Normal sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Urbana.

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Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Urbana

Urbana ©
Urbana is a city in and the county seat of Champaign County, Illinois, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at University of Illinois Arboretum, let the kids burn off some steam at Meadowbrook Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Idea Garden, and finally test your team's savvy at Champaign-Urbana Adventures in Time and Space. Keep things going the next day: hike along Busey Woods, experience rural life at Hardy's Reindeer Ranch, then get engrossed in the history at Champaign County History Museum, and finally make a trip to University of Illinois Main Quad.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Urbana trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Normal to Urbana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Indianapolis.

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Parks · Fun & Games · Trails · Wildlife

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Playground
Meadowbrook Park
4.8
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Hiking Trail
Busey Woods
4.9

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Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©

Circle City

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
On the 23rd (Fri), don't miss a visit to USS Indianapolis Memorial, explore the galleries of Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, relax in the rural setting at The Sky Farm at Eskenazi Health, then test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Room Fishers, and finally walk around Meadowlark Park. On your second day here, whizz through the canopy at Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park, then explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, and then don't miss a visit to Central Canal.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Indianapolis trip planner.

Traveling by car from Urbana to Indianapolis takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Urbana to Indianapolis, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bloomington.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums · Tours · Adventure · Outdoors

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Children’s Museum
Children's Museum of Indianapolis
4.7
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Room Escape Game
The Escape Room Fishers
4.9

3
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Bloomington

Bloomington ©
Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of Monroe County in the southern region of the U.S. Explore Bloomington's surroundings by going to Nashville (eXplore Brown County & Brown County State Park). The adventure continues: take a pleasant ride with Schooner Valley Stables, examine the collection at Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University, trek along Salt Creek Trail, and contemplate the long history of Brown County Pioneer Museum and Old Log Jail.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bloomington trip website.

Drive from Indianapolis to Bloomington in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Bloomington

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

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Horseback Riding Tour
Schooner Valley Stables
4.9
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Off-Road Tour
eXplore Brown County
4.7
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Educational Site
Indiana University
4.6

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, get to know the resident critters at Saint Louis Zoo, and then examine the collection at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, then revel in the low prices at Herbaria, then admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden, and finally take in the local highlights with STL Haunted History.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Saint Louis tour planner.

You can drive from Bloomington to Saint Louis in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Columbia.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries
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Must see
Saint Louis Zoo
4.7
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Ghost / Vampire Tour
STL Haunted History
5.0

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Columbia

Columbia ©
Columbia is a city in the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Columbia side-trips: The National Churchill Museum (in Fulton), Hannibal (Rockcliffe Mansion, Mark Twain Boyhood Home, &more) and Jefferson City (Missouri State Penitentiary & Lewis and Clark Monument Trailhead Plaza). And it doesn't end there: learn the secrets of beer at Columbia Culinary Tours, admire the majestic nature at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, walk around Stephens Lake Park, and steep yourself in history at Francis Quadrangle.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Columbia online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Saint Louis to Columbia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in October, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Columbia

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries

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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.
Take a break from Kansas City with a short trip to Breakout KC Escape Rooms in Leawood, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at National WWI Museum and Memorial, contemplate the long history of Union Station, get to know the resident critters at Kansas City Zoo, and explore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kansas City online tour planner.

You can drive from Columbia to Kansas City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daytime highs in Kansas City are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Iowa City.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

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Iowa City

Iowa City ©
Iowa City is a city in Johnson County, Iowa, United States. Explore Iowa City's surroundings by going to Cedar Rapids (Brucemore & National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library). And it doesn't end there: relax in the rural setting at Wilson's Orchard, look for gifts at Prairie Lights, walk around Terry Trueblood Recreational Area, and pause for some photo ops at Iowa Firefighters Memorial.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Iowa City itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Kansas City to Iowa City in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kansas City in November; daily highs in Iowa City reach 49°F and lows reach 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Davenport.

Things to do in Iowa City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

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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. Get out of town with these interesting Davenport side-trips: Dubuque (Riverwalk, Diamond Jo Casino, &more). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Sunderbruch Park Trail, get engrossed in the history at Iowa 80 Trucking Museum, contemplate the long history of Atomic Cannon, and try to win big at Jumer's Casino Rock Island.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Davenport trip builder site.

You can drive from Iowa City to Davenport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Davenport, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 30°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Davenport

Fun & Games · Casinos · Museums · Shopping

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