31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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St. George
— 2 nights
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Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
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Goodland
— 1 night
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Marysville
— 1 night
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Winterset
— 1 night
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Amana
— 1 night
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Galena
— 4 nights
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Shipshewana
— 4 nights
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Vincennes
— 1 night
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Springfield
— 1 night
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Lake Ozark
— 3 nights
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Branson
— 4 nights
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Oklahoma City
— 2 nights
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Amarillo
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Gallup
— 1 night
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Kingman
— 2 nights
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St. George

— 2 nights
St. Explore St. George's surroundings by going to Zion National Park (Zion Shuttle & Zion National Park). It doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to St. George Temple.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read St. George trip itinerary planner.

Westminster to St. George is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. September in St. George sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in St. George

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Glenwood Springs

— 1 night
Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hanging Lake Trail and then test the waters at a local thermal spa.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Glenwood Springs visit app.

Traveling by flight from St. George to Glenwood Springs takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from St. George in September, with highs in Glenwood Springs at 59°F and lows at 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Goodland.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Spas · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Goodland

— 1 night
Goodland is a city in and the county seat of Sherman County, Kansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Giant Van Gogh Painting.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Goodland online travel planner.

Drive from Glenwood Springs to Goodland in 5.5 hours. When traveling from Glenwood Springs in September, plan for much warmer days in Goodland, with highs around 82°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Marysville.

Marysville

— 1 night
Marysville is a city in and the county seat of Marshall County, Kansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire the striking features of Pony Express Barn & Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Marysville road trip app.

Traveling by car from Goodland to Marysville takes 5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Marysville can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Winterset.

Things to do in Marysville

Historic Sites · Museums
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Winterset

— 1 night
Winterset is a city in Madison County, Iowa, United States. On the 27th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Hogback Covered Bridge and then snap pictures at Roseman Covered Bridge. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Courthouse Square and then enjoy breathtaking views from Clark Tower.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Winterset trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Marysville to Winterset in 4.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Amana.

Things to do in Winterset

Historic Sites

Amana

— 1 night
On the 29th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Amana Woolen Mill and then look for gifts at A J's Copper Garden.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Amana tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Winterset to Amana by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Amana when traveling from Winterset in September, with lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Galena.

Things to do in Amana

Historic Sites · Shopping

Galena

— 4 nights
Galena is the largest city in and the county seat of Jo Daviess County, Illinois, with a population of 3,429 at the 2010 census. Explore Galena's surroundings by going to Spring Green (Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center & The House on the Rock). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Ulysses S. Grant Home, make a trip to Fenelon Place Elevator Co., stroll through National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, and walk around Grant Park.

Start your trip to Galena by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Amana to Galena takes 2 hours. In September in Galena, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to fly to Shipshewana.

Things to do in Galena

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Shipshewana

— 4 nights
Shipshewana is a town in Newbury Township, LaGrange County, Indiana, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Shipshewana: Country Heritage Winery & Vineyards (in Laotto), Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum (in Auburn) and Pokagon State Park (in Angola). The adventure continues: go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, make a trip to Yoder's Shopping Center, examine the collection at Hostetler's Hudson Auto Museum, and look for gifts at E&S Sales.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Shipshewana route planner.

Traveling by flight from Galena to Shipshewana takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Galena to Shipshewana due to the time zone difference. In October in Shipshewana, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Vincennes.

Things to do in Shipshewana

Museums · Shopping · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Vincennes

— 1 night
Vincennes is a city in and the county seat of Knox County, Indiana, United States. To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Vincennes tour planner.

Drive from Shipshewana to Vincennes in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Shipshewana in October, expect nights in Vincennes to be about the same, around 48°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 70°F. On the 8th (Sat), you'll travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Vincennes

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Springfield

— 1 night

Flower City

Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Lincoln Home National Historic Site, stroll through Lincoln Memorial Garden, and then get advice or help at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Springfield online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vincennes to Springfield takes 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Vincennes to Springfield. October in Springfield sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lake Ozark.

Things to do in Springfield

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Ozark

— 3 nights
Lake Ozark is a city in Camden and Miller counties in the U.S. state of Missouri, near its namesake, the Lake of the Ozarks. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Ha Ha Tonka State Park. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of The National Churchill Museum and then contemplate the long history of Missouri State Penitentiary.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lake Ozark trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Springfield to Lake Ozark in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. In October, daily temperatures in Lake Ozark can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Lake Ozark

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Branson

— 4 nights

Live Entertainment Capital of the World

Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Get out of town with these interesting Branson side-trips: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art (in Bentonville) and Eureka Springs (Thorncrown Chapel & Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge). There's lots more to do: cool off at Silver Dollar City, admire the local landmark of Dancing Water Fountain, get engrossed in the history at Titanic Museum, and deepen your understanding at College of the Ozarks.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Branson trip maker.

You can drive from Lake Ozark to Branson in 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Branson

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Oklahoma City

— 2 nights

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take a stroll through Bricktown and then appreciate the history behind Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology and then take an in-depth tour of National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Oklahoma City tour itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Branson to Oklahoma City by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Branson in October: highs in Oklahoma City hover around 77°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Amarillo.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

Amarillo

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): make a trip to Route 66.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Amarillo trip planner.

Getting from Oklahoma City to Amarillo by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Oklahoma City in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Amarillo, with lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gallup.

Things to do in Amarillo

Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

Gallup

— 1 night
Gallup is a city in McKinley County, New Mexico, United States, with a population of 21,678 as of the 2010 census. To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gallup online tour planner.

Drive from Amarillo to Gallup in 6.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amarillo to Gallup due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Amarillo in October; daily highs in Gallup reach 70°F and lows reach 34°F. On the 19th (Wed), you're off to Kingman.

Things to do in Gallup

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Kingman

— 2 nights
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection and then admire all the interesting features of Riverwalk Trail. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Historic Route 66 Museum, sample the fine beverages at Desert Diamond Distillery, and then indulge your senses at Desert Wonder Tours, LLC.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Kingman trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gallup to Kingman takes 5 hours. In October, Kingman is a bit warmer than Gallup - with highs of 80°F and lows of 49°F. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Kingman

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Wineries · Parks

Side Trip

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Nightlife
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.

Lake of the Ozarks travel guide

4.2
State Parks · Caves · Factory Outlets