29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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South Lake Tahoe
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Heber City
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Duchesne
— 1 night
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Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights
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Aurora
— 1 night
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Limon
— 1 night
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Oakley
— 1 night
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Hays
— 1 night
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Topeka
— 3 nights
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Overland Park
— 2 nights
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Kansas City
— 2 nights
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Boonville
— 2 nights
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Effingham
— 1 day
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Indianapolis
— 2 nights
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Richmond
— 1 night
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Morehead
— 1 night
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Columbus
— 3 nights
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South Lake Tahoe

— 2 nights
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 8th (Sat), browse the exhibits of Tallac Historic Site and then tour the water at your own pace with Boat Rentals. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): soothe aching muscles at Lake Tahoe Yoga, then step into the grandiose world of Vikingsholm, and then soar above the sights with Lake Tahoe Balloons.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe trip itinerary planner.

Oakland to South Lake Tahoe is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or fly; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Oakland in August, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in South Lake Tahoe: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Heber City.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Transportation

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Heber City

— 2 nights
Heber City is a city in Wasatch County, Utah, United States. On the 10th (Mon), make a splash at AQUA x ZONE and then get off the beaten track with an ATV tour. Keep things going the next day: hike along Sundance Resort, see what you can catch with Rocky Mountain Outfitters, and then see New Heights Rentals.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Heber City visit planner.

You can drive from South Lake Tahoe to Heber City in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 48°F. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Duchesne.

Things to do in Heber City

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Trails

Side Trips

Duchesne

— 1 night
Duchesne is a city in and the county seat of Duchesne County, Utah, United States. On the 12th (Wed), make a trip to Duchesne County Veterans Memorial.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Duchesne trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Heber City to Duchesne in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Heber City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Duchesne, with lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Steamboat Springs.

Steamboat Springs

— 2 nights

Ski Town USA

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
On the 13th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Tread of Pioneers Museum, admire the sheer force of Fish Creek Falls, and then test your problem-solving skills at The Crooked Key. Here are some ideas for day two: trot along with Del's Triangle 3 Ranch, then take in the natural beauty of Strawberry Park Hot Springs, and then admire the natural beauty at Yampa River Botanic Park.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Steamboat Springs tour planning tool.

You can drive from Duchesne to Steamboat Springs in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Duchesne in August; daily highs in Steamboat Springs reach 79°F and lows reach 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Aurora.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Aurora

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): appreciate the history behind The Colorado Freedom Memorial, get the adrenaline pumping with The EDGE Ziplines & Adventures, then immerse yourself in nature at Cherry Creek State Park, and finally test your team's savvy at Mission Escapes Denver. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Roxborough State Park, then buy something for everyone on your list at Southlands, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Aurora Reservoir.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Aurora trip planner.

Getting from Steamboat Springs to Aurora by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Steamboat Springs in August, expect Aurora to be somewhat warmer, temps between 85°F and 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Limon.

Things to do in Aurora

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Limon

— 1 night
The Town of Limon is the Statutory Town that is the most populous municipality in Lincoln County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Limon Wetlands.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Limon online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Aurora to Limon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Aurora in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Limon, with lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Oakley.

Things to do in Limon

Parks · Wildlife
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Oakley

— 1 night
Oakley is a city in Gove, Logan, and Thomas counties in the U.S. state of Kansas. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Fick Fossil & History Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Prairie Museum of Art & History, and then explore the striking landscape at Monument Rocks.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Oakley road trip site.

You can drive from Limon to Oakley in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Limon in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Oakley, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Hays.

Things to do in Oakley

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Hays

— 1 night
Hays is a city in and the county seat of Ellis County, Kansas, United States. On the 19th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Fort Hays State Historic Site, then examine the collection at Merci Boxcar, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Fidelis Church, and finally learn more about the world around you at Sternberg Museum of Natural History.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hays trip maker site.

You can drive from Oakley to Hays in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. August in Hays sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Topeka.

Things to do in Hays

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Topeka

— 3 nights
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. state of Kansas and the seat of Shawnee County. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Kansas State Capitol Building, see the interesting displays at Evel Knievel Museum, and then enjoy some diversion at Lake Shawnee. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): examine the collection at OZ Museum, kick your exploration up a notch at Wildwood Adventure Park, and then test your problem-solving skills at Locked Manhattan.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Topeka road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Hays to Topeka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In August, daytime highs in Topeka are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Overland Park.

Things to do in Topeka

Fun & Games · Museums · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Overland Park

— 2 nights
Overland Park is the second most populous city in the U.S. state of Kansas. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): look for gifts at Moon Marble Company, experience rural life at Strawberry Hill Povitica Company, then admire the natural beauty at Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, and finally test your team's savvy at Breakout KC Escape Rooms. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Korean War Veterans Memorial, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, then learn more about the world around you at Museum at Prairiefire, and finally experience rural life at Louisburg Cider Mill.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Overland Park online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Topeka to Overland Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kansas City.

Things to do in Overland Park

Parks · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Kansas City

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, then brush up on your military savvy at National WWI Museum and Memorial, then steep yourself in history at Union Station, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Illusions. Keep things going the next day: cool off at Worlds Of Fun Oceans of Fun, then get engrossed in the history at Arabia Steamboat Museum, then explore the engaging exhibits at Kaleidoscope, and finally examine the collection at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kansas City trip maker tool.

Kansas City is just a short distance from Overland Park. August in Kansas City sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Boonville.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums

Boonville

— 2 nights
Boonville is a city in Cooper County, Missouri, USA. The population was 8,319 at the 2010 census. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Les Bourgeois Vineyards Tasting Room & Gift Shop, trek along Katy Trail State Park, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Rocheport. On the next day, wander the wide-open spaces of Warm Springs Ranch, then steep yourself in history at Arrow Rock State Historic Site, and then try your luck at Isle of Capri Casino Hotel Boonville.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Boonville travel route planner.

You can drive from Kansas City to Boonville in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. While traveling from Kansas City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Boonville, ranging from highs of 93°F to lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Effingham.

Things to do in Boonville

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

Effingham

— 1 day
Effingham is the largest city in, and the county seat of, Effingham County, Illinois, United States. On the 28th (Fri), explore the activities along Lake Sara, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cross at the Crossroads, then hike along TREC Calico Trail, and finally learn about winemaking at Tuscan Hills Winery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Effingham trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Boonville to Effingham takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Boonville in August, you will find days in Effingham are little chillier (84°F), and nights are about the same (64°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Effingham

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Trails

Indianapolis

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, examine the collection at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, then explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, and finally test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Room Fishers. Keep things going the next day: experience the excitement of Indianapolis Southside Harley-Davidson, then try your luck at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino, and then get to know the resident critters at Indianapolis Zoo.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Indianapolis journey website.

You can drive from Effingham to Indianapolis in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Effingham to Indianapolis is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Indianapolis can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Richmond.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Fun & Games · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Richmond

— 1 night
Richmond is a city in east central Indiana, United States, bordering on Ohio. On the 31st (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Wayne County Historical Museum, walk around Glen Miller Park, then pause for some photo ops at Madonna Of The Trail, and finally look for gifts at Warm Glow Candle Company.

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Traveling by car from Indianapolis to Richmond takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Richmond when traveling from Indianapolis in August, with lows around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Morehead.

Things to do in Richmond

Shopping · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Morehead

— 1 night
Morehead is a home rule-class city located along US 60 (the historic Midland Trail) and Interstate 64 in Rowan County, Kentucky, in the United States. On the 1st (Tue), see the interesting displays at Kentucky Folk Art Center and then explore the activities along Cave Run Lake.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Morehead online trip planner.

You can drive from Richmond to Morehead in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Morehead can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Columbus.

Things to do in Morehead

Nature · Parks · Museums

Columbus

— 3 nights

The Discovery City

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Ohio Craft Museum, then get interesting insight from Tours, then examine the collection at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of German Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, sample some tasty brews at Pedal Wagon Columbus, and then indulge your taste buds at Columbus Food Adventures.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Columbus day trip planning website.

Drive from Morehead to Columbus in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Columbus, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 58°F at night. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.