5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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5 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Springfield
Fly:  5​h
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
2
Dallas
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Kansas City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
End: Springfield

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 21st (Wed), examine the collection at The Getty Center and then get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles tour planner.

Springfield to Los Angeles is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In August in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): get your game on at The Escape Game Dallas, then pause for some photo ops at Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dallas road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Dallas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Dallas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect Dallas to be a bit warmer, temps between 96°F and 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Escape Game Dallas
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The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 24th (Sat), engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then walk around Millennium Park, and finally appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Chicago road trip planner .

Getting from Dallas to Chicago by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Dallas in August; daily highs in Chicago reach 83°F and lows reach 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): admire the local landmark of J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain, explore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, then learn about all things military at National WWI Museum and Memorial, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kansas City vacation builder app .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Kansas City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Kansas City are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Fun & Games
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National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Room Escape Games
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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