8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Drive:  30​min
1
Lee's Summit
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h
2
Blacksburg
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Jacksonville
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Kansas City

1
day
Lee's Summit

Lee's Summit ©
Lee's Summit is a city located within the counties of Jackson (primarily) and Cass in the U.S. On the 17th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Lee's Summit History Museum, examine the collection at Bingham Waggoner Estate, then examine the collection at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Spring.

To find maps and tourist information, you can read our Lee's Summit trip planning website .

Kansas City to Lee's Summit is an approximately half hour car ride. August in Lee's Summit sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Blacksburg.

Things to do in Lee's Summit

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Independence, Blue Spring
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Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate ©
Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Lee's Summit History Museum ©
Lee's Summit History Museum

1
day
Blacksburg

Blacksburg ©
Blacksburg is an incorporated town in Montgomery County, Virginia, United States, with a population of 42,620 at the 2010 census. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Alexander Black House & Cultural Center and then admire the sheer force of Cascade Falls.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Blacksburg trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Lee's Summit to Blacksburg with the Route module. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, Blacksburg is little chillier than Lee's Summit - with highs of 80°F and lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Blacksburg

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Cascade Falls
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Cascade Falls ©
Cascade Falls
Alexander Black House & Cultural Center ©

3
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for parks, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Charleston day trip planner .

You can drive from Blacksburg to Charleston in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Blacksburg in August: high temperatures in Charleston hover around 88°F and lows are around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Jacksonville

Jacksonville ©
The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
Get out of town with these interesting Jacksonville side-trips: St. Augustine Beach (in Saint Augustine Beach) and St. Augustine (St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., St. Augustine Distillery, & more). Next up on the itinerary: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Jacksonville trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Charleston to Jacksonville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of flight and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Augustine
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St. Augustine Distillery ©
St. Augustine Distillery
St. George Street ©
St. George Street

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