42 days in United States Itinerary

42 days in United States Itinerary

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Saint Louis
— 2 nights
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Huntsville
— 2 nights
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Birmingham
— 4 nights
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Montgomery
— 3 nights
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Jackson
— 4 nights
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New Orleans
— 6 nights
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Baton Rouge
— 4 nights
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Lafayette
— 2 nights
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Hot Springs
— 4 nights
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Eureka Springs
— 3 nights
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Branson
— 4 nights
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Kansas City
— 3 nights

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Get out of town with these interesting Saint Louis side-trips: New Haven (Robller Vineyard & Pinckney Bend Distillery) and Louis P. Balducci Vineyards (in Augusta). And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from The Gateway Arch, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, sample the fine beverages at StilL 630 Distillery, and admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Saint Louis online trip maker.

Brookings to Saint Louis is an approximately 10-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brookings in November, with highs in Saint Louis at 56°F and lows at 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Huntsville.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

New Haven, Louis P. Balducci Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Pinckney Bend Distillery ©
Pinckney Bend Distillery

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Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
On the 4th (Wed), examine the collection at The Weeden House Museum and Garden, then learn about all things military at U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum, then make a trip to Independent Musical Productions, and finally don't miss a visit to Maple Hill Cemetery. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some personalized pampering at Journey Therapeutic Massage, identify plant and animal life at Madison County Nature Trail-Green Mountain, and then don't miss a visit to Art on the Lake.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Huntsville online visit planner.

You can fly from Saint Louis to Huntsville in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Saint Louis in November; daily highs in Huntsville reach 63°F and lows reach 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Huntsville

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Journey Therapeutic Massage, Art on the Lake
Highlights from your plan
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum ©
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum
Journey Therapeutic Massage ©
Journey Therapeutic Massage
Independent Musical Productions ©
Independent Musical Productions

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Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Birmingham: FarmLinks Golf Course (in Sylacauga) and Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge (in West Blocton). There's much more to do: sample some tasty brews at Red Clay Tours, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cahaba Brewing Company, see the interesting displays at Kenneth R. Penhale City of Helena Museum, and don't miss a visit to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park.

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

Getting from Huntsville to Birmingham by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in November, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trips

FarmLinks Golf Course, Aldridge Gardens, Breakout Games - Birmingham, Kenneth R. Penhale City of Helena Museum, Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Breakout Games - Birmingham ©
Breakout Games - Birmingham
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

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Montgomery

Montgomery
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Montgomery is known for historic sites, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Legacy Museum, don't miss a visit to Jackson Lake Island, get engrossed in the history at Equal Justice Initiative, and contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Montgomery trip builder site.

Drive from Birmingham to Montgomery in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Montgomery can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Jackson.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Jackson Lake Island, Capitol Hill Golf Course
Highlights from your plan
Legacy Museum
Legacy Museum
National Memorial for Peace and Justice ©
National Memorial for Peace and Justice
Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church ©
Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church

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Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Jackson: First Presbyterian Church of Port Gibson (in Port Gibson), Southern Heritage Air Foundation (in Tallulah) and Vicksburg (Vicksburg Bridge, Vicksburg National Military Park, &more). Next up on the itinerary: test your problem-solving skills at Enter/Locked Escape Rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Original First Baptist Church, get a sense of history and politics at Mississippi State Capitol, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lucky Town Brewing Co..

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

You can drive from Montgomery to Jackson in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. November in Jackson sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Vicksburg, First Presbyterian Church of Port Gibson, B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center, Southern Heritage Air Foundation, Enter/Locked Escape Rooms
Highlights from your plan
Enter/Locked Escape Rooms ©
Enter/Locked Escape Rooms
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum ©
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, make a trip to Jackson Square, walk around New Orleans City Park, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the New Orleans online route planner.

Drive from Jackson to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Jackson in November: highs in New Orleans hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Ghost & Vampire Tours

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Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Baton Rouge: Madewood Plantation (in Napoleonville), Vacherie (Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Oak Alley Plantation, &more) and Adam's Cypress Swamp Driftwood Family Museum and Art Gallery (in Pierre Part). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Nottoway Plantation, get engrossed in the history at Wedell-Williams Aviation and Cypress Sawmill Museum, identify plant and animal life at Mike the Tiger's Habitat, and browse the exhibits of Louisiana's Old State Capitol.

Discover how to plan a Baton Rouge trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from New Orleans to Baton Rouge in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from New Orleans in November, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Baton Rouge: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lafayette.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Vacherie, Nottoway Plantation, Wedell-Williams Aviation and Cypress Sawmill Museum, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Madewood Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation
Nottoway Plantation ©
Nottoway Plantation
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site

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Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, then paddle through the water with Champagne's Cajun Swamp Tours, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Martin. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Acadian Cultural Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vermilionville, and then test your team's savvy at Escape Room Lafayette.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lafayette visit planner.

Getting from Baton Rouge to Lafayette by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Breaux Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Champagne's Cajun Swamp Tours ©
Champagne's Cajun Swamp Tours
Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville
Cathedral of St John the Evangelist ©
Cathedral of St John the Evangelist

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Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hot Springs: Little Rock (Esse Purse Museum & Store, Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, &more) and Morrilton (Cedar Falls Trail & Petit Jean State Park). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Anthony Chapel, head outdoors with Cedar Glades, soothe aching muscles at The Yoga Place, and take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens.

For ratings and other tourist information, go to the Hot Springs trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Lafayette to Hot Springs takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Lafayette in November, expect Hot Springs to be a bit cooler, temps between 62°F and 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Little Rock, Morrilton, Woodlands Auditorium
Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Petit Jean State Park ©
Petit Jean State Park
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens

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Eureka Springs

Eureka Springs ©
Nestled in the heart of the Ozark Mountains, the whole town of Eureka Springs is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eureka Springs: Hawk's Bill Crag / Whitaker's Point Trailhead (in Ponca), Hobbs State Park (in Rogers) and Bentonville (Bentonville Town Square, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, &more). And it doesn't end there: whizz through the canopy at Ozark Mountain Ziplines, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel, take in the exciting artwork at The Birdcage, and take a stroll through Eureka Springs Historical Downtown.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Eureka Springs trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Hot Springs to Eureka Springs in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, Eureka Springs is a bit cooler than Hot Springs - with highs of 48°F and lows of 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Branson.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bentonville, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel, Hawk's Bill Crag / Whitaker's Point Trailhead, Hobbs State Park
Highlights from your plan
Ozark Mountain Ziplines ©
Ozark Mountain Ziplines
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art ©
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

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Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 6th (Sun) at Silver Dollar City. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from College of the Ozarks, kick your exploration up a notch at Zipline USA, explore the activities along Table Rock Lake, and deepen your understanding of the past and present with VIP Tours of Branson.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Branson trip planner.

Traveling by car from Eureka Springs to Branson takes 1.5 hours. In December in Branson, expect temperatures between 48°F during the day and 31°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kansas City.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Zipline USA, Table Rock Lake, National Tiger Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
College of the Ozarks ©
College of the Ozarks
Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
VIP Tours of Branson ©
VIP Tours of Branson

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Kansas City

Kansas City ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kansas City side-trips: Weston (Celtic Ranch, Holladay Distillery, &more). The adventure continues: learn about all things military at National WWI Museum and Memorial, admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, test your problem-solving skills at The Exit Room, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tom's Town Distilling Co..

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kansas City travel route builder site.

You can drive from Branson to Kansas City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December in Kansas City, expect temperatures between 44°F during the day and 28°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Weston, Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate, The Exit Room
Highlights from your plan
Holladay Distillery ©
Holladay Distillery
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Barley Bus Tours ©
Barley Bus Tours

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