11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lexington
Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Manhattan
— 3 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
3
Gardner
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
South Fork
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Durango
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

2
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
You've now added Laumeier Sculpture Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): stroll through Forest Park. On your second day here, stroll through Laumeier Sculpture Park, then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Saint Louis trip itinerary planner.

Lexington to Saint Louis is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lexington to Saint Louis. In May, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sachs Butterfly House
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Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden
Forest Park ©
Forest Park
City Museum ©
City Museum

3
nights
Manhattan

Manhattan ©
Manhattan is a city in northeastern Kansas in the United States at the junction of the Kansas River and Big Blue River. You've now added Kansas State University Gardens to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Kansas State University Gardens. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Liquid Art Winery and Estate.

Plan my day in Manhattan using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Saint Louis to Manhattan. Traveling from Saint Louis in May, Manhattan is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. On the 27th (Mon), you'll travel to Gardner.

Things to do in Manhattan

Parks Wineries
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Kansas State University Gardens ©
Kansas State University Gardens

1
night
Gardner

Gardner ©
Gardner is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Zapata Falls and then explore the fascinating landscape at High Dune Trail.

To see maps and tourist information, go to the Gardner trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Manhattan to Gardner takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Manhattan to Gardner, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Manhattan, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Gardner, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to South Fork.

Things to do in Gardner

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

High Dune Trail, Zapata Falls
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Zapata Falls ©
Zapata Falls
High Dune Trail ©
High Dune Trail

1
night
South Fork

South Fork ©
South Fork is a statutory town in Rio Grande County, Colorado, United States. On the 29th (Wed), play a few rounds at Rio Grande Club.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our South Fork visit planner .

You can drive from Gardner to South Fork in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Gardner in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in South Fork: temperatures range from 5°C by day to -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Durango.

Things to do in South Fork

Outdoors Golf
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Rio Grande Club ©
Rio Grande Club

3
nights
Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Cliff Palace, then explore the ancient world of Balcony House, and then don't miss a visit to Park Point.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Durango attractions app .

Getting from South Fork to Durango by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from South Fork in May, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Durango: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 1°C at night. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mesa Verde National Park, Million Dollar Highway
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The Colorado Trail ©
The Colorado Trail
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House

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