7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sioux Falls
Drive:  6​h
1
Kansas City
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Saint Louis
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Nashville
— 1 night
drive:  3​h
4
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 3 nights
drive:  7​h
End: Sioux Falls

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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.
On the 14th (Tue), explore the engaging exhibits at Kaleidoscope.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kansas City trip itinerary planner .

Sioux Falls to Kansas City is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sioux Falls in August, with highs in Kansas City at 87°F and lows at 70°F. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Childrens Museums
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Kaleidoscope ©
Kaleidoscope

1
night
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Saint Louis Zoo as well as The Gateway Arch.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Saint Louis sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Kansas City to Saint Louis in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in August, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo

1
night
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes George Dickel Distillery as well as Downtown Nashville. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): see a show at Grand Ole Opry, then wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at George Dickel Distillery.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nashville route tool .

Fly from Saint Louis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods Nightlife Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

George Dickel Distillery
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Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

3
nights
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chimneys Picnic Area, Great Smoky Mountain National Park and Roaring Fork.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip planner .

Getting from Nashville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park by bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 1 hour. In August in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 68°F at night. You will leave for home on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area

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